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Mohawk's INDI 101 FM receives six nominations for this year’s HMA Industry Awards

2011_Mohawk Matters_INDI 101_MoveMohawk’s INDI 101 FM received six nominations in four categories for the 2011 ArcelorMittal Dofasco Hamilton Music Industry Awards.

The nominations are as follows:

Music Director (Radio) of the Year: Andrew Bell, Music Director, INDI 101 FM

Radio Show of the Year: INDI 101 FM “Lou's Control” with Lou Molinaro, and INDI 101 FM “Sounds of the Hammer” with Jamie Smith.

Media Person of the Year: Lou Molinaro, Radio Host, INDI 101 FM, and Jamie Smith, Radio Host, INDI 101 FM

Radio Station of the Year: INDI 101 FM, Mohawk College

This isn’t the first time that Mohawk College's radio station has been nominated for a Hamilton Music Industry Award. In 2010, INDI 101 took home three honours from the Awards, including Music Director of the Year, Radio Show of the Year and Media Person of the Year.

The Industry Awards recognize the achievements of those behind the scenes in the Hamilton music industry.  Every year the Industry Awards bring together record labels, managers, radio station personnel, producers, engineers, booking agents, talent buyers and venue managers.

Well-respected in the Hamilton music community as a strong supporter of Canadian Independent Music, INDI 101 FM is a living lab for students in Mohawk’s Radio Broadcasting and Journalism Programs. INDI 101 FM gives students hands-on experience in the radio broadcasting industry. Students host morning shows and anchor newscasts on live radio, in addition to the station’s regular programming.

The 2011 ArcelorMittal Dofasco Hamilton Music Awards, Festival and Conference take place over four days from November 17 - 20, at Mohawk College’s Fennell Campus, as well as venues in the downtown core. The Hamilton Music Industry Awards take place Saturday, Nov. 19 at 6 p.m. in the McIntyre Theatre.

Visit the HMA website for more information including how to purchase tickets for the awards shows or any other HMA event.