David Barbe
David Barbe

"The Sound of Athens," a one-hour music series produced through a partnership between WUGA-FM and Terry's Music Business Program, recently earned a GABBY award for excellence from the Georgia Association of Broadcasters. 

David Barbe, director of the certificate program, serves as producer/host of the series, and Chris Shupe, program director for WUGA, assists in production. UGA students record, produce and edit live music performances by national and regional artists for the show.

The show earned of two GABBY awards for WUGA-FM, the public radio station operated by the University of Georgia. The awards will be given out at a June 6 ceremony in Atlanta.