NRRA broadcasters recognized for agriculture reporting, creative production

NRRA broadcasters recognized for agriculture reporting, creative production
Staff members of the Nebraska Rural Radio Association accepted the Herb Plambeck Award for Creative Excellence on behalf of KTIC Radio.
November 19th, 2023 | Staff

Celebrating excellence in agricultural reporting, the Nebraska Rural Radio Association (NRRA) farm broadcasters have been honored with prestigious awards from the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB).

The 2023 NAFB Broadcast Contest Awards recognized the talents of NRRA broadcasters, underscoring their dedication and skill in delivering top-tier agricultural programming.

Alex Makovicka

  • Third Place, Radio Newscast
  • Third Place, Radio Interview

Susan Littlefield

  • Third Place, Video Interview

Moreover, the NRRA’s commitment to innovation and creativity in commercial production garnered significant recognition during the 2023 Plambeck Awards:

Single Entry Winner

  • Meyer Agri-Service/Brick Street Precision

Series Entry Winner

  • Red Star Fertilizer

Both winning entries were crafted by the hands of KTIC Radio’s Nick Wieman.

These accolades not only honor individual talents but also reflect the NRRA’s collective dedication to excellence in reporting and creative content production.

The Nebraska Rural Radio Association is the only radio group in the nation that is owned by a cooperative of farmers and ranchers. Along with flagship studios in Lexington, other markets include Scottsbluff, West Point, Holdrege, York and Broken Bow. In addition to the radio stations, the NRRA has production studios on the Nebraska Innovation Campus in Lincoln.

The NRRA-owned Rural Radio Network reaches six states across the Midwest.


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