The Radio Department offers a program that provides each student with a comprehensive overview of the art and business of radio broadcasting while developing in-depth knowledge and skills in on-air talent and show hosting, production, programming and producing for commercial and public radio formats including satellite radio, podcasting and webcasting... read more
Taking full advantage of being active on social media and connecting with alums, Ella Rakowski (B.A. '12) has landed a position as on-air talent at KOKZ, 105.7 FM in Waterloo, Iowa.Tom Bowman's "The Blue Door Club," is Now Open On WCRX-FM
Every Friday night from 7-10 p.m. WCRX-FM dims the lights, closes the shades, and becomes "The Blue Door Club," featuring the best of jazz, blues, classic R&B, and swing.Radio Students Interview #1 Ranked Basketball Player Jabari Parker
Radio Department Freshman Miguel Flores and Sophomore Joseph George continue to take their "Nothing But Net," podcast to new heights, as they snared an interview with the #1 ranked boys High School basketball player in the United States, Senior forward Jabari Parker of Class 4 A Illinois State Champion Simeon High School.Radio Graduate Katie Baker Wins Gracie Award
Katie Baker (B.A. '08), Associate Producer for Harpo Radio, Inc. (Sirius/XM Radio), was honored with her second prestigious Gracie Award for Outstanding Lifestyle Program for her work on "O You 2012," which aired on Harpo Radio.Tom Bowman from "The Blue Door Club," Interviews Vince Giordano from "Boardwalk Empire."
Listeners to "The Blue Door Club," on WCRX-FM, were in for a treat last on a recent show, as Host Tom Bowman interviewed legendary
musician and arranger Vince Giordano from the award-winning HBO series,
Tim Richards (B.A. '91) has been tabbed Program Director at country music station KMLE, 107.9 FM in Phoenix, Arizona.
Radio Department Freshmen Miguel Flores spent this past weekend living out a dream by calling the Class 2A Men's State Title Basketball game at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, IN.