Since the program started over fifteen years ago, It's Polka Time! with Craig Ebel has received media coverage on both local and national levels. Publications like The Hibbing Daily Tribune, The San Bernardino Sun, Twin Cites Business Monthly, The Minnesota Daily, Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine and Music and Dance News,The Polish American Journal and The Polka News have all featured stories on the radio shows and its host. The radio show, along with a picture of Craig at the controls, made the front page of the "Arts & Entertainment" section of the Minneapolis Star & Tribune!
Craig has been interviewed for other radio programs including a segment on "Polka Music in the Grammys" by Monitor Radio International, the center of discussion on "The Talk Station" AM-1500 KSTP for two days during the Turi Ryder Show, a featured guest and performer on the syndicated radio program "The Ruth Koscielak Show", and participated in "polka day" during the "O'Brothers Morning Show" over radio station 93X FM.
The format for It's Polka Time! is designed to enhance polka music broadcasting and make it more appealing for today's listeners by playing only quality polka music from the biggest names in the polka industry. The program includes a wide variety of ethnic music from all nationalities including German, Polish, Slovenian, Czech, Scandinavian, and Conjunto styles of polka music.