30 March 2011

WNJR Weekly Top 10

1 RADIOHEAD The King Of Limbs TBD
2 R.E.M. Collapse Into Now Warner Bros.
3 DECEMBERISTS The King Is Dead Capitol
4 STROKES Angles RCA
5 KEREN ANN 101 Blue Note
6 SMITH WESTERNS Dye It Blond Fat Possum
7 LYKKE LI Wounded Rhymes Atlantic/LL
8 MOTHER MOTHER Eureka Last Gang
9 AND YOU WILL KNOW US BY THE TRAIL OF DEAD Tao Of The Dead Superball
10 COLD WAR KIDS Mine Is Yours Downtown (ok, so this song isn't from Mine Is Yours- but it's a good'n)

Brad Yoder on AcousticSongsLive

24 March 2011

College Radio Conference in NYC

Twelve students traveled with Professor Anthony Fleury to the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System College Radio Conference in New York City, 11-13 March 2011. They attended sessions on a range of topics, including fundraising, world music, sportscasting, digital archiving of music libraries, broadcasting careers, hip hop, and more. Funding for the trip was provided by National Endowment for the Humanities and W&J's Division of Student Life.


L to R: Dylan Pishney, Sara Bugajski, Dina Matta, James Ransaw, Coni Salinas, Anthony Fleury, Liz Pace, Dana Ringer, Erikka Loper, Khyati Thakore, Jason Lee, Allyse Corbin, Bob McMahon

Photo credit: Lauren Panton

Al Jazeera English on WNJR


WNJR is now airing Al Jazeera English at 11:00 am Monday through Friday. The radio program is a one-hour digest of Al Jazeera's 24 hour news cycle, in an exclusive arrangement between the Pacifica Radio Network and Al Jazeera.

Al Jazeera English is the first English language world news channel to be headquartered in the Middle East. Launched in November 2006, Al Jazeera English seeks to present every side and every angle to its stories and act as a bridge between cultures. With unique access, making it the channel of reference for Middle East events, and 65 bureaus strategically placed around the world, Al Jazeera English provides independent and impartial news for a global audience, giving voice to different perspectives from under-reported regions around the world.

19 March 2011

Spring Break

It is Spring Break at W&J. Classes, and WNJR-produced programs, resume on Monday 28 March. We'll be doing some upgrades at the station during break, so there may be disruptions to the automated music and syndicated programs during the week of 21 March.

16 March 2011

WNJR Weekly Top 10

1 RADIOHEAD The King Of Limbs TBD
2 DECEMBERISTS The King Is Dead Capitol
3 SMITH WESTERNS Dye It Blond Fat Possum
4 LYKKE LI Wounded Rhymes Atlantic/LL (8.3 from Pitchfork)
5 MOTHER MOTHER Eureka Last Gang
6 R.E.M. Collapse Into Now Warner Bros.
7 COLD WAR KIDS Mine Is Yours Downtown
8 PARTS AND LABOR Constant Future Jagjaguwar
9 SAID THE WHALE Islands Disappear Hidden Pony (SXSW Showcase Artist!)
10 SIMS Bad Time Zoo Doomtree

Pittsburgh Steelers vs. W&J Faculty and Staff

Tonight at 8:00 pm the WNJR sports department broadcasts a basketball game between W&J faculty/staff and members of the Pittsburgh Steelers.

WNJR coverage is free, but we encourage you to attend to help support two causes. All proceeds will be donated to NFL Play 60 and Washington County Special Olympics. Tickets are on sale for $7 at the Office of Residence Life. (724-229-5120 or email) Henry Memorial Gymnasium doors open at 7:00 and the game begins at 8:00. Bring your Steelers memorabilia for the halftime autograph session!

09 March 2011

WNJR Weekly Top 10

1 RADIOHEAD The King Of Limbs (TBD)
2 DECEMBERISTS The King Is Dead (Capitol)
3 MOTHER MOTHER Eureka (Last Gang)
4 COLD WAR KIDS Mine Is Yours (Downtown)
5 R.E.M. Collapse Into Now (Warner Bros.)
6 SIMS Bad Time Zoo (Doomtree)
7 SMITH WESTERNS Dye It Blond ( Fat Possum)
8 HAFDIS HULD Synchronised Swimmers (Ok! Good)
9 IRON AND WINE Kiss Each Other Clean (Warner Bros.)
10 MOGWAI Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will (SUB POP)

06 March 2011

New Music Board


Check the marker board in the air studio for recommendations from Music Directors. New music CDs are shelved behind the broadcast console.

01 March 2011

Careers in Sports, Monday 7 March, 5:30 pm

Monday (7 March) at 5:30 pm in Yost Auditorium (Burnett building) W&J's Office of Career Services is presenting a session on Careers in the Sports Industry.

One of the panelists is our own Mike Reddy (W&J 2008) who now works for ESPN. He was a sportscaster for WNJR and a Communication minor. Show up to support Mike, and learn about his interesting career path.

W&J Men's Basketball v. Grove City, 28 February 2008

W&J Women's Lacrosse v. Adrian (inaugural game), 8 March 2008

Presidents Beat, 27 February 2008

Contact Roberta Cross in Career Services for more information.