June 28, 2012

Big Daddy's Big Gay Jukebox, Season 1

Big Daddy's Big Gay Jukebox debuts on WNJR this weekend. Sunday 1 July at 2:00 pm. Hosted by Washington resident Patrick Arena and produced by W&J students Rachel Presley and Lindsay Smith.

Big Daddy's Big Gay Jukebox is available for free to any radio station via Public Radio Exchange.

June 20, 2012

Laugh Along the Way

Damian Bosiacki, host of GiggleFart Radio and W&J SGA president, is traveling across the USA this summer and making a documentary, "Laugh Along the Way." Check out the Laugh Along the Way web site.

Allyse in NYC

WNJR Publicity Director and host of Musical Chairs Allyse Corbin is in New York City this summer for a school project.  You can follow her progress by visiting Allyse's blog.

June 6, 2012

Programming updates

Jazz fans: The good news is that Big Daddy Jazz Radio has expanded to three hours, now airing on Friday evenings 7:00 to 10:00 pm. The bad news is that It's a 'Burgh Thing: The Pittsburgh Jazz Connection (Friday 9:00 to 11:00 am) is going on hiatus. We wish Jonathan Miles well and hope he'll be able to return to the airwaves before too long.

Hip hop and R&B fans: Club Dub lives again! Sweetness, last heard this past spring on The Sound of 412, will be hosting the radio party every Friday 10:00 pm to 12:00 midnight.

Johnny Morgan fans: Oldies Jukebox has expanded to two hours for the rest of the summer, every Thursday 6:00 to 8:00 pm.

Also: The latest seasons of Radiolab and The Moth are now underway. State of the Re:Union will start later this summer. Check the schedule for air times. The summer schedule also includes a block on Friday afternoon of re-broadcasts of our weekend syndicated programs (Allegheny Front, This Way Out, Radiolab, The Moth, and Live Wire).

Soon: Big Daddy's Big Gay Jukebox! Hosted by Patrick Arena and produced by students in the WNJR studios.

June 1, 2012

Summer 2012 Specialty Shows

Most students are away from W&J for the summer, but many of WNJR's community volunteer programs will continue during June, July, and August. Tune in for these great shows hosted by Washington area residents:

12:00 noon- 2:00 pm: Fresh Bread (Pastor Jones and Donyisha Jones, gospel and inspirational)

12:00 noon- 1:00 pm: Chef Talk (Chef Lane McFarland, food and nutrition)

12:00 noon- 1:00 pm: Sundry Lunch (Ben Sievers, new music discovery)
1:00- 2:00 pm: The Chris Teagarden Show (Chris Teagarden, classic rock and pop)

6:00-8:00 pm: Oldies Jukebox (Johnny Morgan, golden oldies)

6:00-7:00 pm: Brad Hundt's Mixtape (Brad Hundt, eclectic music mix)
7:00-10:00 pm: Big Daddy Jazz Radio (Patrick Arena, wide-ranging jazz selections)
10:00 pm- 12:00 midnight: Club Dub (Sweetness, hip hop and R&B)

6:00 am - 12:00 noon: As usual, we carry The Saturday Light Brigade!  Six hours of live family-friendly fun originating from the SLB studios at the Pittsburgh Children's Museum.