Radio silence no more; Loras College student reboots student-run KLCR

The school’s radio station, KLCR, has been around for decades, but participation has been declining in recent years.

For the past two years, the station was silent.

Watch the story at KCRG.com.

KSDB opens studios for open house

Vern Wirka, KSDB’s faculty adviser and journalism instructor, said the tours showed parts of radio broadcasting that usually go unseen.

“It’s not just radio anymore,” Wirka said. “I think you experience that on the tour. You see video content or streaming on multiple platforms. So we need a new term — it’s not just radio anymore, and it’s always exciting.”

Read more from The Collegian.

WQFS debuts their Lost in Space series

Inspired by NPR’s Tiny Desk concerts, Lost in Space is a new project that Hall and Fetzer dreamed up this past summer in order to promote WQFS and the work of local musicians. Hall and Fetzer decided to focus on showcasing local talent through special video performances that would be uploaded onto WQFS social media sites.

“Me and Amelia were just talking about ways we could get people engaging with the WQFS social media more, and really just ways that we could showcase the music that we were listening to and people in the area that we were excited about,” said Fetzer.

Read more from The Guilfordian.

 

Plus, the College Radio Watch column