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Posted on Tuesday, October 09, 2018

ATLANTA, GA (October 10, 2018) - Jazz 91.9 WCLK Atlanta’s Jazz Station has been named Best Radio Station by Creative Loafing. The recognition is announced in the October 2018 issue of the publication as a part of the Best of Atlanta special edition.  Jazz 91.9 WCLK was selected by Creative Loafing critics from a pool of more than 50 radio stations in the Atlanta market. 

“We are truly humbled to receive such an incredible honor from Creative Loafing,” says Wendy Williams, general manager, Jazz 91.9 WCLK.  “Over the lifetime of the Creative Loafing Best of Atlanta honors, Jazz 91.9 WCLK has received tremendous accolades from readers and critics alike.  “Jazz 91.9 WCLK is blessed to have cultivated an amazing cohort of members, listeners, staff and announcers.” 

Creative Loafing has been honoring organizations in the Best of Atlanta edition since 2005.  The Best of Atlanta edition is an assembly of the best things to do, eat and experience in the metropolitan community.

This year, Jazz 91.9 WCLK celebrates 44 years of providing Jazz programming and high-quality broadcasting services to Greater Atlanta and globally at WCLK.com.  WCLK will celebrate this milestone during its annual Fall Membership Campaign taking place October 25 through November 5.  As a nonprofit, National Public Radio (NPR) affiliate station, listeners are invited along with new and renewing members to join the WCLK family by calling Pledge Central at:  (404) 880 – 8807 or making a secure financial donation online at WCLK.com

Another highlight of the WCLK 44 Anniversary celebration is its benefit concert featuring world-renowned, 10-time GRAMMY Award-winning Jazz Vocalist, Bobby McFerrin and Gimmie 5, bringing his long-awaited Circlesongs Tour to Atlanta on Friday, November 30, 8:00 p.m. at Atlanta Symphony Hall. 

 

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 Media Contact:

Shed Jackson, Communications and Marketing

Jazz 91.9 WCLK

(404) 880-8277

shjackson@cau.edu

 

About Jazz 91.9 WCLK

Jazz 91.9 WCLK, a 501(c) 3 nonprofit radio station licensed to Clark Atlanta University, is committed to preserving the legacy of Jazz through dynamic Jazz musical selections, cultural programming and community-focused initiatives. Founded in 1974, Jazz 91.9 WCLK broadcasts a mix of classic and contemporary Jazz and Gospel music. WCLK is a nonprofit, member supported, National Public Radio (NPR) affiliate and Public Radio International (PRI) station that serves the interest of the citizens in Greater Atlanta. For more station information, programming details, and to listen on the Web, please visit: WCLK.com.

 

About Creative Loafing Atlanta

Creative Loafing Atlanta and its website, www.creativeloafing.com, are Atlanta’s leading sources of information about life in the city. With a distribution of 60,000, Creative Loafing is Atlanta's #1 print product, known for candor. It is also known for our coverage of politics, public affairs, social issues, culture, music, movies and the arts.  The newspaper was founded in 1972.

 

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Keywords: Radio, Clark Atlanta, WCLK, Jazz, Atlanta, Creative