WLUV http://northernpublicradio.org en Sue Stephens Wins National Award http://northernpublicradio.org/post/sue-stephens-wins-national-award <p>WNIJ's Sue Stephens has won first place in the nationwide Public Radio News Directors Inc. (PRNDI) Awards for Best Writing, presented Saturday night in Cleveland OH.</p><p>She won the award for her story "Rick's Picks: Cheap Trick guitarist's life on display in Rockford," a feature which aired during Morning Edition on August 13, 2012.</p><p>The story chronicled the Burpee Museum of Natural History exhibition of guitars and other memorabilia from the collection of Rick Nielsen, founder of the Rockford-based rock band Cheap Trick, and interviews with Nielsen and his son Miles.</p> Sun, 23 Jun 2013 13:36:33 +0000 WNIJ 31834 at http://northernpublicradio.org Sue Stephens Wins National Award Fifty Years Of Old-School Country At WLUV http://northernpublicradio.org/post/fifty-years-old-school-country-wluv <p></p><p>Travel down the long dirt driveway leading to WLUV just north of Rockford and you’ll find yourself in a different time and maybe even a different place. Not much has changed at the tiny AM country radio station since it signed on the air 50 years ago this weekend.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 28 Sep 2012 09:03:44 +0000 Susan Stephens 19081 at http://northernpublicradio.org Fifty Years Of Old-School Country At WLUV