How important is college radio to today’s underground bands?
Local station WPRK at Rollins College continues broadcasting, as it has since 1952. On air every Wednesday at 5 p.m. is “Local Heroes,” which has been on air since the ’90s, when alternative rock dominated freeform shows. Currently hosted by George Wallace, Ilene Lieber and Daniel Pacchioni, the show’s intent is to highlight Orlando community figures doing interesting things in our city.
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New boss at biggest club on campus
Spotted on campus: green-skinned man wearing blue underwear and a radio head.
It’s Chapman Radioman! He’s a hero of promotion, who aims to get Chapman Radio noticed by spinning records and hamming it up at campus events.
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Mesquite schools’ KEOM-FM radio is a power in wattage and education
Hits from the 1960s, ’70s and ’80s aren’t much of a draw for the typical high school student. But the advanced broadcast journalism program’s true format might be considered a blend of dual credit, advanced placement and career technology. MISD has been providing that opportunity since Sept. 4, 1984 — long before educators adopted such terms.
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#SaveWRAS rally held at GSU
The fight to bring back the Georgia State University student-run Album 88 station back got a new push this week with a new school year.
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