WRKE Holds Outlast Challenge

Salem, VA (WRKE) – WRKE held it’s biggest event to date on Saturday, Outlast: a live social and endurance battle. The competition began with 9 players in the WRKE studio. The players were not allowed access to food, chairs, the restroom, their cellphones, and were not allowed to sleep. In the first immunity contest, Katie Rhatigan won immunity by naming the rewind tune. The group […]


WRKE and Theatre Roanoke College are looking for Roanoke students who are interested in a radio drama collaboration between WRKE and Theatre Roanoke College. This is a vocal acting project that will consist of approx. 4 rehearsals and 1 live radio performance.  There are 9 open roles but actors may be playing multiple roles.   Actors MUST be free on Sunday, April 15th for most of […]

Show of the Month: March 2018

WRKE (Salem, VA)- WRKE is excited to announce it’s Show of the Month for March! Each month, WRKE admin will choose and highlight a show that goes above and beyond in the planning, producing, and execution of their show. The show of the month for March is PK Squared. The show is a music-talk hybrid and features rock music and random thoughts on random topics. Senior […]

WRKE is Seeking Contestants for On-Air Contest

WRKE (Salem, VA)- How long could you last without food, sleep, access to the bathroom, or your cellphone, all while in a 200 square foot radio studio, with no breaks, and only one bottle of water while facing eliminations and temptations?  WRKE is seeking contestants for Outlast; an upcoming on-air contest. To participate; All contestants must be a current Roanoke College students. All contestants must be […]

WRKE Names Co-Music Directors

WRKE (Salem, VA)- In a WRKE first, WRKE has named two staff members co-music directors. Freshmen Rebecca Mitchell and Olivia Sampogna, hosts of the WRKE show Bec & Liv, will be sharing the position of Music Director. Building off the great work of previous music director Kait Mason, Olivia and Rebecca will continue to add alternative/indie to the WRKE library that plays whenever there is not […]