Awards & Winners


WJR is a radio station in Detroit, Michigan, United States. It broadcasts a news/talk format. It is a class A clear channel station whose broadcasts can be heard throughout most of the eastern half of North America at night, making it one of the most powerful radio stations in the United States. Its daytime signal provides at least secondary coverage as far as Dayton, Ohio and Erie, Pennsylvania; under the right conditions it reaches as far west as South Bend, Indiana and as far east as Buffalo, New York. At night, WJR can be heard clearly in Marengo, Iowa and marginally in Dallas, Texas. News/Talk 760 is the home of morning personality Paul W. Smith, the flagship station of drive home personality Mitch Albom and Michigan State Spartans athletics, and is the highest rated talk station in Michigan. It is the Detroit outlet for Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, Mark Levin, Bob Brinker, Adam Bold and Red Eye Radio.

Awards by WJR

Check all the awards nominated and won by WJR.


Peabody Award
Honored for : Blind Justice: Who Killed Janie Fray


Peabody Award
Honored for : Newsfile: A Bankrupt Court
(a series of reports probing the inner workings of the U.S. District Bankruptcy Court)


Peabody Award
Honored for : Kaleidoscope


Peabody Award
Honored for : Adventures in Good Music