Chicago Blackhawks radio play-by-play broadcaster John Wiedeman and color analyst Troy Murray received top honors in the Chicago Market “Best Radio Play-By-Play” category at the 2014 Illinois Broadcasters Association (IBA) Silver Dome Awards, held June 18. Wiedeman and Murray also won awards in 2011 and 2012.
In addition to honoring the work of Wiedeman and Murray, the IBA recognized Blackhawks radio flagship WGN Radio AM-720 with first place honors in seven categories, including Chicago Market Station of the Year.
WGN Radio has been the flagship station for the Blackhawks since the start of the 2008-09 campaign. The partnership united two historic Chicago institutions that have been part of the city’s fabric for over 80 years.