Anxious is one way of putting it.
For months the station has waited, but it all comes to an end this Saturday. WEGL Radio is up for 10 different awards, nine from the 2020 IBS Awards in New York and one from the ABBY Awards in Birmingham, Alabama. Here is a breakdown of the awards that WEGL have been nominated for:
2020 IBS Awards
WEGL Sports Play-by-Play and Color commentary of Auburn Volleyball and Hockey lead the way while The Scoreboard, hosted by Bay Marks and Jacob Hillman, lead the way for Best Sports Talk Radio Show in the nation. The Xtra Point, hosted by Jared Dillard and company, is in line for Best Sports Talk TV Show in the nation. Jared Dillard is also up for the Len Mallioux Management Sports Director of the Year Award for the nation's best Radio Sports Director.
Best Hockey Play by Play - Aidan Kowalski and Riley Brull - Auburn Hockey vs Alabama
Best Play by Play (Volleyball) - Aidan Kowalski and Herbet Veldenz - Auburn Volleyball vs Butler
Best Pre/Post Game Show - Jacob Hillman and Jared Dillard - Auburn Volleyball Post-game Show
Best Show Promo - Bay Marks and Jacob Hillman - The Scoreboard
Best Sports Talk Program (Radio) - Bay Marks and Jacob Hillman - The Scoreboard
WEGL and Eagle Eye TV Nominations
Best Use of Video in Radio Studio - The Xtra Point - Jared Dillard, Carter Byrd, Jovan Cutler, Deavin Foreman, Jack Hart, Jacob Hillman, Andy Huling, Aidan Kowalski and Bay Marks
Best TV Talk Program - The Xtra Point (x2) - The Xtra Point 10.24.19 (Jared Dillard, Carter Byrd, Deavin Foreman and Jack Hart) and The Xtra Point Best of 2019 ( Jared Dillard, Carter Byrd, Jovan Cutler, Deavin Foreman, Jack Hart, Jacob Hillman, Andy Huling, Aidan Kowalski and Bay Marks)
Len Mallioux Management Sports Director of the Year - Jared Dillard (WEGL Sports Director)
2020 ABBY Awards
Taking place the same night, the Alabama Broadcasters Association is handing out their Abby Awards. WEGL is nominated as a finalist for one award and will find out if they will take it home that night.