TORONTO, ON (April 21, 2017) – Toronto’s Indie88 has been awarded “Station of the Year (Rock)” at the 2017 Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards as part of Canadian Music Week for the 3rd year in a row. For the first time ever, the station has also won “Promotion of the Year” for the contest “May The Best Friends Win.” At the 52nd annual Crystals Radio Awards, Indie88’s Creative Writer Jessica Grajczyk took home the Silver Award in the Performance category for the “Win a Trip to Austria with Stiegl” promotional commercial. Indie88.com also recently won Gold for “Best Radio Website” at the 2016 Canadian Online Publishing Awards.
The Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards winners were announced Thursday night during the annual industry event at The Grand Ballroom, Sheraton Centre Hotel, in Toronto. The Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards are presented to individuals and organizations that have made a significant contribution to the Canadian music industry in the past year.
Indie88 has been broadcasting for over 3 years in the GTA, providing it’s listeners with a radio experience like no other. The team at Indie88 strives to allow listeners to uncover, discover and re-discover indie music in all shapes and sizes.
Unlike other radio stations, Indie88 defines itself as a modern media company where programming, promotions and digital concepts carry far beyond the airwaves.
Independently owned and operated, Indie88 puts an emphasis on playing new music by emerging artists and has been extra supportive of musicians from Toronto.
Hear what all the fuss is about: Listen at 88.1FM and Indie88.com.
ABOUT CENTRAL ONTARIO BROADCASTING/INDIE88
Founded in 1988, Central Ontario Broadcasting is an independent broadcasting company that owns and operates three radio stations: Indie88 in Toronto, Rock 95 and 107.5 Kool FM in Barrie. Indie88 (CIND-FM) officially launched on August 3rd, 2013 as Canada’s first Indie music station. The station supports the musician behind the song and puts the audience first. Indie88 is committed to providing a platform for emerging Canadian artists and all their fans. To experience Indie88, tune in to 88.1 FM and Indie88.com.