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WTBU CMJ College Radio Award from 2013

College Radio Watch: Celebrating College Radio Award Winners at CBI and CMJ

Last week college radio DJs were convening on both coasts for annual student radio gatherings. College Broadcasters Inc. (CBI) held its annual National Student Electronic Media Convention in Seattle (October 23-25) and CMJ’s Music Marathon took place in New York City (October 21-25). Each event had corresponding awards ceremonies which honored excellence in student broadcasting. […]

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college radio station KSUB

College Radio Watch: LPFM, LPFM, LPFM!

I’ve been thinking about LPFM and college radio a lot this week. Three more colleges and universities were granted construction permits for new LPFM stations. Paul wrote about plans for stations at the Marshall University Graduate College (South Charleston, WV) and at University of Virginia, Charlottesville in his LPFM feature yesterday. In addition to those […]

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Old broadcasting equipment at college radio station WHRC

College Radio Watch: Best College Radio Stations?, Hampden-Sydney College Turns Back FM License, New LPFMs and More News

Right now I’m making all of my final plans for next week’s College Broadcasters Inc. (CBI) conference in Seattle (October 23-25). I’ll be speaking on two panels and am also in the midst of scheduling visits to a bunch of radio stations in the area for my radio station field trip series. This will be […]

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CDs at college radio station WLOY

College Radio Watch: CBI Settlement with SoundExchange, Baltimore LPFM News, and More

We reported on a bunch of college radio news throughout the week, including the College Broadcasters Inc. (CBI) settlement with SoundExchange over royalty rates and reporting requirements for college radio stations that webcast. After digging into the SoundExchange-CBI Joint Motion, I have a few more details to report on this agreement for 2016-2020. Be Sociable, […]

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Moodoid broadcast from Liverpool over college radio station KFJC

College Radio Watch: College Radio Day is a Chance to Celebrate Creativity and Camaraderie

Happy College Radio Day! Although I celebrate college radio on a daily basis already, this past week has been particularly immersive. Last Friday and Saturday I had a crazy lost weekend of marathon college radio consumption, as I was riveted to KFJC‘s live remote broadcast and videostream from the Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia. Be […]

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KFJC in Liverpool

College Radio Watch – KFJC in Liverpool, WXDR History, Spotify’s Musical Colleges, and More College Radio News

As I write this post, I’m glued to the live stream of Foothill College radio station KFJC-FM, awaiting the beginning of its broadcast from the Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia. As I wrote earlier this morning and also explained to College Media Matters, KFJC (the station where I’ve been a long-time DJ and volunteer) is […]

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college radio station Radio 1851

College Radio Survivor: More LPFM Stations, Philly College Radio Tour, and More College Radio News

In a piece for Online Athens, Eddie DePeterse writes about the powerful allure of radio, praising it as one of the few remaining mediums that is FREE. He talks about listening to strange stations as a kid, saying, “Radio was a portal to me, a channel for life’s mysteries.” Today, he listens to college radio […]

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CDs at college radio station WMFO

College Radio Watch: Will College Radio Make You Cool?, LPFM Action, and More News

I was amused reading The Noisey Guide to Being Cool in College, as college radio gets a mention. Although the piece warns against revealing experimental music taste too soon (you might be seen as a hipster) in order to create a better first impression on campus, it does recommend getting a college radio show. While […]

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Stickers at college radio station WRBB

College Radio Watch: Another Radio K Birthday, College Radio Day Updates, Public Radio Partnerships, and More News

It’s hard to believe that it’s September already and that the fall semester is now well underway on most college campuses. Student radio stations are recruiting new members, hosting events, and preparing for several fall college radio conferences, including CBI’s convention in Seattle and CMJ’s Music Marathon in New York City (both are in late […]

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records at college radio station WMFO

College Radio Watch: Music Director Manual, WSCS License Sold, CBI Awards, Boston Radio Tours, and a New LPFM

It’s a new school year on many college campuses, so many college radio stations are in active recruitment mode as they invite students to join their stations. The Orange County Register notes that Chapman College radio station Chapman Radio is the biggest student organization on campus, with 250-275 student DJs. CMJ posted an interview with […]

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