UIC Radio: Making Waves
“What makes UIC Radio unique from a lot of other college radio stations is that they use diversity to really emphasize what their mission is and how they’re different from everybody else,” said Rhonda Laylo, the station’s general manager and advisor. “But that uniqueness also makes them stronger.”
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Campus View: Summertime Blues
When I was a student staff member at WNUR(FM) at Northwestern University in Chicago, I never gave any thought to what they did over the summer. I went home and, in those pre-internet days, I couldn’t listen or do a show remotely even if I wanted to. The station just magically seemed to reappear when I returned to campus in September.
Of course, it’s not that simple.
Read more from RadioWorld.
The college radio station KSJE will remain open but will change its business model to a listener-supported style under which the staff will need to raise about $150,000 annually to operate. A change to college policy allows the radio station to hold on-air fundraising drives to solicit donations, KSJE General Manager Scott Michlin said.
“We’re hoping that the community will support what we do and support us financially,” Michlin said.
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The latest from CBI
The annual National Student Production Awards are accepting entries in audio, video and combined categories. Entries must be original work by students (totally student-produced) for a campus media outlet or college credit course. For more information, visit the Call for Entries page.
Submissions are being accepted for session proposals for the 2016 CBI National Student Electronic Media Convention in Philadelphia Oct. 20-22. For more information, visit the session proposal page.
Nominations are being accepted for the Joel Willer Award, presented in recognition for exceptional dedication and service to student electronic media. For more information, visit the Willer award page.