COD's radio station brings home 13 national collegiate radio awards

PALM DESERT, Calif. - KCOD Coachella FM, College of the Desert's radio station, took home 13 Golden Microphones at the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System's national collegiate radio awards ceremony in New York.

The station won first place for best on-air schedule, which represents the station’s overall programming and content. They also won first place for Best Training Manual, which Station Manager Toni Bakal creates for new students.

KCOD received another 11 awards for being among the top three in the nation.

They were among just three stations nominated in the highly competitive award for Best Community College Radio Station in the nation. 

You can listen to KCOD on 87.9 FM, via the TuneIn Radio app on your smart phone and online at, where you can also find their schedule of diverse offerings, which includes alternative music, hip-hop, classic rock, the '80s, metal, Coachella and Stagecoach artists’ music, and local Coachella Valley acts. The station also interviews local and big-name bands.

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