The City of Urbana is pleased to announce Urbana Public Television will receive two awards at the 9th Annual Best of the Midwest Media Fest and Awards Show. The show recognizes the best community access television programs in the Midwest.
WPGU's Illini Drive will be recognized for the video production of the March 4, 2020 show. Illini Drive airs Monday through Thursday evening at 6 p.m. on WPGU 107.1FM. A video version of the show is recorded for later cablecast on UPTV. The show from March 4th was hosted by University of Illinois students Nathan DeHaan, Jake Hasan, Alex Aguilera, and Brendyn Jones.
"Our relationships with community organizations such as WPGU are so valuable. This partnership continues to grow every year. I was very pleased to learn the students will be recognized on a regional level for their work on this show. They do a great job," commented UPTV Station Manager, Jason Liggett.