WNUB-FM

 




Norwich University’s student radio station WNUB 88.3 FM – Dog River Radio – celebrates 50 years on the air in 2017. Established in 1967, WNUB-FM provides a training ground for Communications students interested in pursuing careers in radio broadcasting and audio production.  The station is staffed in the fall by students enrolled in Broadcasting Techniques (CM 211) and in the spring by students in Radio Production (CM 351).  Students record and manipulate audio with the ease and proficiency of professionals using Adobe Audition Software. Operating 24 hours per day, 7 days per week with 285 watts of power transmitted from a tower atop Jackman Hall, WNUB-FM serves the campus and greater Northfield communities year-round as a non-commercial, educational FM station, licensed by the Federal Communications Commission in Washington, D.C.   Simian, a computer-based automation program, makes possible the continuous broadcast of music, news, information and other programming during times not convenient for student participation. WNUB-FM programming includes:

  • live broadcasts of select Norwich University and area high school sporting events
  • prerecorded interviews with Writer Series authors, campus and community leaders, and local public-service organizations
  • live and recorded coverage of events like Norwich convocation and graduation
  • Northfield’s annual Town Meeting and Labor Day weekend celebration

WNUB’s “Norwich Odyssey” is Back and Better than Ever

Four years ago, the very first episode of “Norwich Odyssey” aired on WNUB. The show is back in a brand-new format, with three new producers on board: Daphne Larkin, Crystal Drown, and Nick Fischer. Jacque Day returns as founding host and producer, and WNUB intern, Cadet Will Dow ’18, rounds out the party of five.

2017 SCHEDULE

Saturday, November 18 at 5 p.m. (encore Sunday at 11 a.m.)
Norwich Board of Fellows chair Jon Allen ’94 goes in depth about why he chose to attend Norwich, why he stayed, and why he continues to come back. Enjoy a recap of the 2017 Dragon Boat Ride for Charity. And, get a glimpse into a new interdisciplinary initiative designed to cultivate Norwich “citizen scholars.”

Saturday, December 16 at 5 p.m. (encore Sunday at 11 a.m.)
Program details to come.

Tune in on the dial at 88.3 FM, or stream it live at libarts.norwich.edu/WNUBstream. Can’t make either time? Listen to the podcast (coming soon).

“Norwich Odyssey” is a production of WNUB FM and the Norwich University Office of Communications.

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