University of Pittsburgh
October 28, 2009

Pitt Radio Station 92.1 WPTS in Top Five for mtvU Woodie Awards Best College Radio Station Category

Listeners and supporters can vote for WPTS through Nov. 9 at www.mtv.com/ontv/woodieawards/2009/college-radio-woodie/
Contact:  412-624-4147

PITTSBURGH-The University of Pittsburgh's radio station, 92.1 WPTS Pittsburgh's Progressive FM, has been selected as one of the top five in the running to win the mtvU Woodie Award for Best College Radio Station.

Listeners and supporters can vote for WPTS via www.mtv.com/ontv/woodieawards/2009/college-radio-woodie/ through Nov. 9. The winner will be announced on Nov. 18.

Established on Aug. 26, 1984, WPTS evolved from the AM station WPGH, which was established in 1958 by a group of students led by Adrian Cronauer, (A&S '59), who was the inspiration for Robin Williams' character in the movie, "Good Morning, Vietnam."

Pitt's radio station is in the running against radio stations from Ball State University; California State University, San Bernardino; University of Missouri; and University of Puget Sound.

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