Jazz 88.3 FM Named 2014 “Station of the Year”

| September 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

 Local nonprofit radio station KSDS-FM (Jazz 88.3) has been named the 2014 “Station of the Year” (markets 1-25) by JazzWeek Magazine. The station was awarded the same distinction in 2012.

Left to right are KSDS Jazz 88.3 FM Music Director Joe Kocherhans, Program Director Claudia Russell and Operations Manager Chad Fox.

Left to right are KSDS Jazz 88.3 FM Music Director Joe Kocherhans, Program Director Claudia Russell and Operations Manager Chad Fox.

“It’s an honor to be recognized for a second time by our loyal listeners and jazz industry leaders with this prestigious award,” said Jazz 88.3 FM Station Manager Mark DeBoskey. “Our programming staff works tirelessly to ensure that we consistently deliver top-notch programming. This truly is a team award.”

Voted on by readers of JazzWeek Magazine, its writers and editors, music producers and record companies, Jazz 88.3 FM was up against five other stations in the same category in large metropolitan areas that included New York, Portland and Detroit. All jazz radio stations across the U.S. in the 1-25 market size were eligible to be nominated and win.
The JazzWeek Awards are held annually during the JazzWeek Summit to recognize outstanding jazz radio stations, programmers, record labels and various contributors to the jazz radio community.

Member-supported KSDS Jazz 88.3 FM (“Jazz 88.3”) is San Diego’s authentic jazz radio station, licensed to the San Diego Community College District, broadcasting 24 hours a day from the campus of San Diego City College with 22,000 watts of power. The nonprofit is the only San Diego station serving an eclectic range of authentic mainstream jazz fare, and through numerous school and community programs, is committed to the presentation and preservation of, and education about jazz. For more information, visit www.jazz88.org.

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