Aug 13, 2019 12:37 PM

KCOW 70: Muzzy Makes The Hall Of Fame

Posted Aug 13, 2019 12:37 PM

Nine years ago this week, the Nebraska Broadcasters Association inducted Mike Garwood posthumously into its Radio Hall Of Fame. Garwood, who died in 2007, was employed with KCOW for 32 years, including many years as General Manager.

The induction took place at a banquet in Lincoln. Joining Mike's family to celebrate his broadcasting legacy were then-KCOW General Manager Mike Fell, KCOW morning show host/Production Coordinator Jason Wentworth, former KCOW Interim Manager Mark Vail, and Eagle Communications CEO Gary Shorman.

Here is the video produced about Mike Garwood for the event, featuring recollections from Kevin Horn, Mike Glesinger, Fell, and the late John Jones.

Here are some photos taken by Wenty at the event (who apologizes for their general cruddiness):

Members of the Garwood family are joined by then-Governor Dave Heineman.

L to R: Mike's parents Gretchen and the late Max Garwood visit with Eagle Communications CEO Gary Shorman at the Hall Of Fame Banquet.

Mike's Hall Of Fame plaque, at his family's request, is displayed proudly in the lobby of the KCOW Studios on West 10th Street in Alliance.

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Aug 13, 2019 12:37 PM
KCOW 70: Happy 30th Gles!

Mike Glesinger joined KCOW in the Fall of 1986. And ever since then he's been The Voice Of The Bulldogs (and Spartans!), the amiable host of KCOW's "Open Mic", and as big an Alliance High Sports fan as you'll ever find. So when it came time to mark Mike's 30th anniversary in 2016, we ran a special announcement to help him celebrate:

We also presented a photo collage of Mike's time with the station on our KCOW Facebook page:

This September will be anniversary #33 for Gles!