KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- WIVK 107.7 FM's evening disc jockey Jack Ryan took home the 2009 Country Music Association's Medium Market Broadcast Personality of the Year award at Wednesday night's Country Music Associations Awards show.
Ryan has been nominated each year for the award since 2005. This is the first time he's won.
WIVK has been nominated for the CMA Medium Market Station of the Year award seven times over the past decade. The station has won six of those seven times.
Other WIVK personalities are not strangers to the CMA personality of the year title. Morning hosts Andy & Allison have won the award multiple times in the past. They've been nominated six times since 1998, and they've won the award three times. Midday host Colleen Addair has been nominated four times since 2000. Afternoon drive host Gunner has been nominated twice since 2004.