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KRSL Staff Honored at KAB Awards Banquet

2013 KAB Awards Mike and DavidThe Kansas Association of Broadcasters held its annual conference and awards banquet Monday in Manhattan and KRSL was honored with five awards in the small market radio division - three first place, one second and an honorable mention.

Mike McKenna and David Elliott took first for their May 8 severe weather coverage. Elliott won top honors for his "KRSL Morning News." KRSL.com earned a first place award in the station website category.

McKenna also took second place for his play-by-play of the Russell girls state basketball game vs. Caney Valley in March. Mike Blanke provided color commentary for the award-winning game.

KRSL's "Let's Talk Show" received an honorable mention award for it's tribute to former owner and broadcaster Fred White, who passed away earlier this year.

McKenna and Elliott are pictured above at the awards banquet with the three first place plaques. McKenna, KRSL Owner Barbara White and Elliott are pictured below.

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