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Miller Media Group radio station NEWSTALK WTIM in Taylorville won 2 Silver Dome Awards from the Illinois Broadcasters Association, in a ceremony in Springfield Thursday night.

 

The station won the prestigious "Community Service" Award among small market radio stations in Illinois, for its coverage during and after the December First tornado.

 

And, NEWSTALK WTIM also won an award for Best Spot Radio News Coverage among small market radio stations across the state.

 

The station's tornado coverage staff included general manager Kami Payne, former staff announcers Harrison Silcox and Danny Russell, and station president Randal J. Miller.

 

Payne and Miller accepted the award Thursday night on behalf of the station.

 

It's the first time in the station's history, that NEWSTALK WTIM has won 2 awards in the Illinois Broadcasters Association Silver Dome competition.

 
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