CBI convention session proposals, registration open
Also, 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.
Radio heads: Self-expression is part of the show at detail-oriented WHRB
“It’s an act of self-expression. I get to choose what I play on the air, and have an audience of dedicated listeners — most who say nice things, some who yell at us,” said Eli Lee, a junior from Dunster House who serves as co-director of the station’s Record Hospital.
Read more from the Harvard Gazette.
Spinning Indie’s 99th college radio field trip: WHCS
The 1971 letter called for not only an FM radio station that could cover New York City (a 50,000 watt station time-shared with WNYE-FM), but also for a college radio network. The college radio network was described as “consisting of the college radio stations (campus-limited radio clubs) at their respective campuses within the City University, and/or their communication department’s studio facilities, with the capacity of originating live programming for the FM station.”
Read more from Spinning Indie.
WIDR’s Gianna Capadona retakes radio
“We’re really unique in where we have a combination of student DJs and community member DJs,” Capadona said. “You get people who have been here twenty years and have seen WIDR go through many different stages. It’s always changing, so it’s really cool to be able to get different perspectives on things.”
Read more from the Western Herald.
CBI Secretary-elect Paul Crutcher debuts audiophile column in Greenwood Index-Journal
Crutcher, who is the broadcast specialist and XLR Radio general manager at Lander University, will do his part to bridge the gap between two sets of audiophiles (and some who might lie somewhere in between) — the digital MP3 gang and the vinyl faithful. His column, titled “Off the Record,” debuts in Sunday’s Accent section and will be published every two weeks — or more frequently, depending on his ability to crank out a column while pursuing a master’s degree while running the radio station and organizing Lander University’s Film Festival and… well, you get the idea.
Plus, Spinning Indie gets ready for the 100th college radio field trip, lists the 10 best things a kid noticed on the trips and the 47th podcast episode.