Beasley Media Group and WMMR-FM in Philadelphia’s Preston & Steve Morning Show were among the honorees at the 2019 Service to America Awards, presented by the National Association of Broadcasters Leadership Foundation.
Beasley Media Group received the 2019 Service to “Community Award for Radio-Ownership Group” for its yearlong company-wide Beasley Best Community of Caring Initiative, which shined an important spotlight on issues that included Bullying, Hunger, Autism, and the Opioid Epidemic. Company employees also participated in special Day of Caring volunteer events in the community.
WMMR-FM received the “Service to Community Award for Radio-Major Market” for Preston & Steve’s Camp Out for Hunger Initiative. The event is the largest food collection of its kind in the United States. Proceeds from the collection benefit Philabundance, the largest hunger relief organization in the Delaware Valley.
The event took place on Tuesday, June 11th at the Anthem in Washington, DC.
Pictured: Bill Weston (WMMR-FM Program Director & BMG Rock Format Brand Manager), Heidi Raphael (BMG Chief Communications Officer), Joe Bell (BMG Philadelphia VP/Market Manager), Cullen Wilson, Preston Elliot (WMMR-FM Morning Show Personality),Caroline Beasley (BMG CEO), Steve Morrison (WMMR-FM Morning Personality), Lora Lewis (BMG Philadelphia Community Affairs Director), Allyson Hillman (BMG Ft. Myers Director of Sales), Jennifer Williams (VP of Digital Marketing) and Justin Chase (BMG EVP of Programming).