Top Menu

Archive | College Radio Survivor

Complete coverage of what is news in college radio every Friday.

on-air studio at college radio station WHBC

College Radio Watch: KCFS to Become Guns, Gold & Rock ‘n’ Roll, Expiring LPFM Permits, and More News

On this week’s Radio Survivor Podcast I discuss the recent changes at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo’s college radio station KCPR. Tune in starting at around the 16 minute mark to hear my College Radio Watch segment. KCPR was one of the first college radio stations that I visited for my field trip series. Speaking […]

Be Sociable, Share!
Continue Reading 0
college radio station KFJC Record Library Sign

College Radio Watch: WIUS History and Reunion, More College Radio LPFMs, KFJC Tour and More News

Earlier this week, Greg Barman wrote a guest post (part one of two) for Radio Survivor, The WIUS Reunions: Why We Keep Hearing the Voices in Our Heads, Part 1, about the lengthy college radio history at Indiana University. Prompted in part by an upcoming reunion, he outlines the trajectory of numerous student-run stations, beginning […]

Be Sociable, Share!
Continue Reading 0
Zoomout's College Radio Map

College Radio Watch: Scrutinizing “Best College Radio Station” Lists, Stolen Gear at KRFH & More News

I’ve been reluctant to publish my own list of the “best” college radio stations, as it would be an entirely subjective endeavor. Of course I do have some of my personal favorites, but overall, I’m a proponent of all kinds of college radio. I would prefer to expose more people to the breadth of college […]

Be Sociable, Share!
Continue Reading 2
SIGN AT COLLEGE RADIO STATION KCSB

College Radio Watch: 50 Best College Radio Stations?, Two New FM Stations, WSOU Metal Countdown, WMSE Adds Podcasts + More News

In this week’s Radio Survivor Podcast (our 4th!) I join Paul Riismandel and Eric Klein as the third co-host for the first half hour of the podcast. In addition to talking about radio in general, I also spent more time discussing some stories that I’ve written about here, including Nikki Marra’s college radio documentary, the […]

Be Sociable, Share!
Continue Reading 0
lobby at college radio station WMUC

College Radio Watch: College Radio Road Trip Documentary, Commercials on College Radio?, Metal and Activism & More News

I enjoyed listening to Nikki Marra’s radio documentary, “The College Radio Road Trip” this week. Although she released it last fall as part of College Radio Day‘s on-air festivities, it’s getting some renewed attention after receiving a finalist certificate at the New York Festivals’ International Radio Program Awards in the editorial/viewpoint subcategory of the larger […]

Be Sociable, Share!
Continue Reading 0
college radio station 9th Floor Radio

College Radio Watch: WPRK Documentary, KCPR Drops Non-Student DJs, WWPV Donates License to Vermont Public Radio & More News

The big news on Radio Survivor this week is that we have launched the Radio Survivor Podcast (see Radio World’s interview with my colleague, Paul). As part of this project to add an audio component to our regular writing efforts, I will be preparing weekly commentary about the world of college radio. (more…) Be Sociable, […]

Be Sociable, Share!
Continue Reading 0
album covers on wall at college radio station WMUC

College Radio Watch: Saving College Radio History at WMUC and WPRB + More News

It’s no secret that I’m very interested in the preservation of college radio history and I’m happy to see more and more stations taking on projects to ensure that the importance of college radio is shared more widely. Earlier this week, Laura Schnitker wrote a piece for Antenna that beautifully describes her work archiving college […]

Be Sociable, Share!
Continue Reading 0
college radio station KFJC's live video from Eindhoven Psych Lab during Doug Tuttle

College Radio Watch: KFJC Broadcasts from Holland + More News

Starting at 6:30 this morning, my eyes have been fixed on college radio station KFJC‘s live remote broadcast from a psychedelic festival in Holland. As a long-time KFJC volunteer, I’m amazed and impressed that my colleagues have once again pulled off a complex international live broadcast with live multi-camera HD video. Nine station volunteers traveled […]

Be Sociable, Share!
Continue Reading 0
college radio history at WMUC exhibit

College Radio Watch: WPRB Launches History Site Celebrating 75 Years of College Radio at Princeton + more news

A little over a year ago I met Michael Lupica, the advisor for Princeton University’s college radio station WPRB-FM in Princeton, New Jersey. He and I both attended the Saving College Radio Symposium at University of Maryland and we chatted a bit about college radio history as we took in the wonderful WMUC exhibit in […]

Be Sociable, Share!
Continue Reading 0
college radio station WMUC

College Radio Watch: Southeast Missouri State Gives Up LPFM, Letterman’s College Radio Past, WMUC Film, and More News

In April 2014 we wrote about Southeast Missouri State University’s plans to discontinue broadcasts from its low power FM (LPFM) student radio station KDMC-LP (aka The Rage FM) in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. At the time, the school planned to keep the LPFM license. However, earlier this month, Southeast Missouri State’s Board of Regents turned the […]

Be Sociable, Share!
Continue Reading 0

Powered by WordPress. Designed by WooThemes