the Veterans Memorial Building in Garberville. Supporters of the nonprofit radio station had received ballots in the mail to vote for their favorite shows and programmers, and a team of volunteers, including board members, tallied up the votes.
Station Manager Jeanette Todd and volunteer cook Teri McCall McKenzie prepared a great meal with help from friends and family. Many thanks to April Moore’s Ranch Party for the wonderful harmonies and great country music!
These are the results from the survey:
Favorite day to listen In 3rd Saturday, in 2nd Wednesday, tied for 1st: Thursday & Friday
Best talk shows sorted by time and day:
Spiritual Perspective Pagan Perspective
Morning in 2nd (68 votes) – Women on Wednesday, Winner (69) – Monday Morning Magazine
Sunday Cannabis Consciousness, Kerry Reynolds
Monday Politically Correct Week in Review
Tuesday Environment with Kelley & Robie Tenorio
Wednesday Homegrown Tomatoes
Thursday in 2nd (38 votes) – Women’s Radio Collectively
Winner (53) – All Things Reconsidered
Friday Thank Jah It’s Friday
Thursday 5:30 Public affairs Wildlife Matters
Best talk Thank Jah It’s Friday
Best music shows
Early morning Mudlark in the Morning
Late morning Brian’s World
Early afternoon Spirit of Rock n Roll
Late afternoon Coconut Wireless
Early evening Rankin’ Reggae Rotation
Late evening Jomama’s Blues
After midnight Songs in the Air
Best international Eurobureau
Best overall Jomama’s Blues
Programmers / Engineers
Smoothest sound Brian Elie
Quirkiest / funniest (24 received votes) Tied for 2nd – Owl and Eddie
Winner – Long John
Best news/talk engineer Sue Maloney
Best rookie In 2nd place – Emily Hobelman. Winner – Sean Andersen
Best programmer (36 received votes) Tied for 2nd – Bettye and Harold
Winner – Jomama
Volunteers the most (23 received votes) In 2nd place – Jack Frybulous (8 votes)
Winner (with 10) – Jordan Jumpshot
Thanks to ballot-counters Cody Dillon, Jack Flaws, Jack Frybulous, Mark Marchese, and Siena Klein. And special thanks to Bettye Etter, Bobby G., for counting as well as organizing the ballot-sending and -counting.
In addition, Station manager Jeanette Todd gave awards to these special volunteers for their work in 2014:
Leo Power- Washing- Stepping up for KMUD
Monique Rowan- Diversity in programming
Jack Flaws- Letter stuffing, events, pledge drives - One of the most diverse Volunteers of the
Solar Dan - Front Desk Mondays
Ellie Huber - Front Desk Tuesdays & Program Reporting
Tanya Horlick- Front Desk Wednesdays & lots of other stuff!
Mish Lewis - Front Desk Thursdays
Rob Bier – Front Desk Fridays
Dana Cory - Live Broadcast
Eric Johnston - Live Broadcast
Simon Frech - Live Broadcast
Sunshine Johnston - Live Broadcast
Julia Minton - Volunteer of the Year
Siena Klein - Volunteer of the Year
Donna King - Pledge Drive!
Cynthia Click - Pledge Drive!
Kathy Epling - Voices- a unique show of its own.
Honky Tonk Bill - Stepping up for KMUD!
BR Graham - Volunteer of the Decade
Les Scher - KMUD Lifetime Achievement Award
Jimmy Durschlag - KMUD Lifetime Creation Award
Scott Kender - Kerry Morgan’s Volunteer of the Year
Kerry Reynolds - Flexibility in Programming Formats
Babette - Kitchen Goddess
Terri McCall McKenzie - Diversity in Volunteering