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Local DJ gets jazz award


Mike Scott broadcasts the <i>Mike Scott Jazz Show</i> mornings on WCWA-AM 1230.

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Toledo's Mike Scott was named Internet Broadcaster of the Year from the American Smooth Jazz Awards for his show on WCWA-AM 1230.

Scott, who has broadcast the Mike Scott Jass Show for 23 years, is on the air from 6 to 10 a.m. Mondays through Fridays. He pays for the air time, picks all his own music, and sells his own advertising.

He went to Chicago last weekend to the awards banquet - where he also was a presenter - and received his honors.

He was one of five nominees and won in a popular vote.

"I was the smallest station ... nominated and I beat the guys from Philadelphia, California, Dallas, and the [United Kingdom]," Scott said Monday.

His show airs live on the Internet at while it is being broadcast, and previous shows are posted online so it is available for free 24 hours a day.

Mr. Scott said the award was a great honor given the amount of work and passion he puts into the show.

"It's just awesome, totally awesome," he said.

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