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ESU radio station named best among college stations

Published On: Mar 14 2014 11:02:06 AM EDT   Updated On: Mar 14 2014 07:58:22 PM EDT

ESU's radio station wins MTV award


As college radio stations go, East Stroudsburg University can say it has the best in the country.

WESS won the coveted mtvU Woodie Award Thursday for the best college radio station.

According to the MTV Woodie website, the candidates are the "radio stations that breathe life into campus culture; the best in the country as determined by peers and a panel of experts."


Other top stations represented University of California at Berkeley, Texas State University at San Marcos, Ball State University and Indiana University.

The mtvU "Woodie Awards" recognizes independent music artists and one college by giving them a record made of wood.

The Woodie Awards will be presented to WESS, as well as winners in other categories like best performances, best collaboration and best 'did it my way' Woodie during a half hour broadcast on Sunday at 8 p.m.