During their annual awards ceremony on Nov. 14, the Carolina Beach Music Awards (cammy.org) recognized local, community radio station, 99.1 the Fun One as their 2020 Radio Station of the Year. Members of the Carolina Beach Music Academy voted and selected “The Fun One” from a field of seven nominated, regional radio stations.
In addition to the team award, Fun One air personality Eric Bowman was recognized as FM Disc Jockey of the year and his weekly show, “The Wave New Beach Music Countdown”, which airs on Saturdays from 10 a.m. — 1 p.m., was voted Radio Show of the Year. This is the second time Eric and “The Wave” have received these honors in the past three years.
“When we heard on the live broadcast that we had received the award, it just didn’t register that we won. It really took a few minutes for it to sink in! Our team was so ecstatic and thrilled to win. With the high caliber competition in this category, we are truly honored and humbled to be this year’s Radio Station of the Year.” said John Griffin, President & On-Air Personality, in a statement.
THE FUN ONE is on the air as WDZD-LP Monroe and operates at 99.1fm with coverage throughout Monroe, NC and around the globe via wdzdfm.org, TuneIn and the WDZD app. 99.1.
THE FUN ONE is a non-profit, 501c3 organization through Shaggers, Incorporated. WDZD depends on donations from local businesses for financial support. 99.1 THE FUN ONE maintains a social media presence on Facebook (@WDZD FM) and Instagram (@991the funone).