(SAN MARCOS, CA – December 18, 2015) For the second year in a row, Palomar College’s KKSM radio has achieved finalist status in a prestigious national broadcasting competition. Students and staff from the station were named as finalists in four categories for the 2016 Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS) Golden Microphone Awards. The winners will be announced in New York City on Saturday, March 5, 2016.

Palomar College students named as finalists are: Steven Garcea for Best Newscast, Dylan Hanks for Best Public Service Announcement, and Serena Reid for Best Program Director. Zeb Navarro was named as a finalist in the Best Faculty Adviser category.

KKSM broadcasts 24/7 on AM-1320, Cox Cable 957, and online at www.palomarcollegeradio.com.

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Media contacts:
Melinda Finn, Public Affairs, mfinn@palomar.edu, 760-744-1150, ext. 2365
Laura Gropen, Director, Public Affairs, lgropen@palomar.edu, 760-744-1150 ext. 2152
Zeb Navarro, General Manager, KKSM, znavarro@palomar.edu, 760-744-1150 ext. 2442