Rising Star Award

This inaugural award will go to someone under the age of 30 who is new to broadcasting but shows an extraordinary amount of passion and potential and will likely have a long and successful career in the industry! Open to any field in radio or television with a minimum 2 years and maximum 5 years working in the industry. Nominees for this award should be:

  • Demonstrating tremendous growth and development within a relatively short period of time.
  • Engaged and eager to learn.
  • Passionate about their field and have a desire to excel in it and make it a long-term career.
  • Enthusiastic about the broadcast industry and excited about innovations that will shape its future.

2022 Rising Star Award Winner

Kaylee Mumford
Vermont Public

2022 Rising Star Award Winner

Dom Amato
News Anchor

Noah Villamarin-Cutter2020/2021 Rising Star Award Winner

Noah Villamarin-Cutter
Digital Services
Vermont Public

Liz Strzepa2020/2021 Rising Star Award Winner

Liz Strzepa

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2019 Rising Star Award Winner

Jon Francois
On-Air Radio Personality