ASHEVILLE, N.C., Jan. 12, 2022 – Blue Ridge Broadcasting’s The Light FM (WMIT) has been named Radio Station of the Year by National Religious Broadcasters (NRB). The group recently released its 2022 Media and Special Service Awards recognizing the most outstanding ministries, organizations, and programs in the world’s largest association of Christian communicators.
“With all that is going on in the world today, it’s a blessing to be able to come alongside our listeners and provide the hope and encouragement found in Christ through The Light FM,” said John Owens, general manager of Blue Ridge Broadcasting. “I’m proud of how intentional our team is in fulfilling our mission of leading as many people as possible into a relationship with Christ.”
This is the fifth time The Light FM has been honored with Radio Station of the Year. The station previously received the award in 1991, 2006, 2008 and 2018.
All award recipients will be honored during the 2022 NRB Convention, which will take place March 8-11, 2022, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee.