Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association

1 OOIDA Drive, Grain Valley, MO  64029
Web Site: www.ooida.com
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Contact: Norita Taylor, norita_taylor@ooida.com
Headquarters: (816) 229-5791

For Immediate Release

OOIDA media earn top awards from Heart of America Press Club

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association extends congratulations to the staff members of Land Line Magazine and Land Line Now Sirius XM radio for bringing home 24 awards from the 2017 Kansas City Press Club’s Heart of America Awards event.

The Kansas City Press Club is a chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. Every year, the Heart of America Awards honors the work of journalists in the western Missouri and eastern Kansas area. Both the magazine and radio show won awards in a variety of categories.

The following Land Line staff members received Gold Awards:

  • Keith Goble – Public Service Project
  • Jami Jones – Editorial/Commentary
  • Greg Grisolano – Profile
  • John Bendel – News Column/Blog
  • David Sweetman – Non-News Column/Blog
  • Tyson Fisher – Feature Writing
  • Sandi Soendker – General Reporting
  • Charlie Morasch – Business Reporting

Land Line Now radio received this Gold Award:

  • Land Line Now Staff – Radio News Program

Land Line Magazine Silver Awards

  • Greg Grisolano & Mark Schremmer – Feature Writing
  • Greg Grisolano & Charlie Morasch – Business Reporting
  • Keith Goble – Public Service
  • Tyson Fisher – General Reporting
  • Mark Schremmer – Profile
  • Sandi Soendker – Editorial/Commentary

Land Line Now Silver Awards

  • Land Line Now Staff – Radio News Program
  • Mark Reddig & Barry Spillman – Radio General Reporting
  • Mark Reddig & Barry Spillman – Radio Feature
  • Mark Reddig & Barry Spillman – Radio Commentary
  • Mark Reddig & Barry Spillman – Radio Arts & Entertainment
  • Reed Black & James Fetzer – Radio Franchise Feature

Land Line Magazine Bronze Award

  • Sandi Soendker, Mark Schremmer & Greg Grisolano – Feature Writing

Land Line Now Bronze Awards

  • Mark Reddig & Barry Spillman – Radio Commentary
  • Mark Reddig & Barry Spillman – Radio Franchise Feature

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