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WUOL's African American Voices wins National Award

(Louisville, KY—June 25, 2014) Classical 90.5 WUOL’s African American Voices was a Bronze Radio Winner in the category of Culture & the Arts for the 2014 New York Festivals.

For over thirty years, New York Festivals International Radio Program Awards has dedicated itself to creating a brand that stands for creativity and prestige. The competition honors content in all lengths and forms and celebrates the exceptional and innovative programs being created all over the world.

African American Voices is a 15 part series that highlights the contributions of African American classical musicians, from powerhouse singers like Jessye Norman, Marian Anderson and Paul Robeson, Pulitzer prize winning composer George Walker, conductor James DePriest, and many others. Each 3 minute feature includes music and engaging information about these musicians, whose work made significant impact on the musical life of the United States, often in the face of great adversity. More information about the program can be found at wuol.org/voices.

Produced and narrated by Daniel Gilliam, with scripts written by John Biewen, production assistance from Robert Johnson and Grace Robertson. African American Voices was a production of Classical 90.5 WUOL with support from the Ali Center and Fifth Third Bank.


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