DJs

“Airwaves & Dragons” (Mondays & Wednesdays 7- 8:30pm) Christa and Ben are avid D&D players and are convinced that you can be too! Christa is a junior international relations major from St. Louis, Missouri, and her cohost Ben is a senior art major from Winston-Salem, NC. Both have been playing Dungeons & Dragons together for over a year and are excited to share with you their new campaign. Learn more at https://airwavesanddragons.tumblr.com/

To join the conversation, email airwavesanddragons@gmail.com

 

“Alt 60” (Saturdays 4-5pm) is an alternative and electronic music show, hosted by Eddie Smith, Anderson Trice, and Tyler Muntz. Eddie Smith is a senior communications major, Anderson Trice is a junior business major, and Tyler Muntz is a senior psychology major with a minor in art history.

To request a song, email edmsmith@mail.roanoke.edu

 

 

 

“B-Side” (Saturdays 5:30-7pm) is a folk, indie, and alternative rock music show. The show is hosted by Cara Basham and AJ Waddell. Cara is a sophomore Communications Major and AJ is a sophomore Spanish and Music double major with a minor in Creative Writing.”

To request a song, email cbasham@mail.roanoke.edu

 

 

 

“Bec N’ Liv” (Tuesdays 6:30-7:30pm) is a comical (at times), fast-forward, “nutty” talk and music show featuring Bec, a Biochem major who loves photography and dogs, and Liv, an environmental studies and creative writing major who also loves dogs and and plants. We will play mostly indie/alternative, upbeat music and each show will feature a dog fact or two!

To request a song, email ofsampogna@mail.roanoke.edu

 

 

“Bold and Brash” (Tuesdays 4-5) is a weekly talk show hosted by Freshmen Dale Worrell and Christian Galleo. The two talk about anything and everything with some rock and decades music to accompany the show. Dale Worrell is a freshman who is currently undecided, and Christian Galleo is a freshman who is currently undecided as well.

To request a song, email deworrell@mail.roanoke.edu

 

 

“Crescendo Vibe” (Sunday 11-12) is a hip-hop culture and music show focusing on the importance and enjoyment of hip-hop and pop culture. Donovan is a freshman looking at a major of economics and political science with some interest in linguistics. In his free time, Donovan enjoys dancing to hip-hop music & EDM

To request a song or be part of the show, email dohill@mail.roanoke.edu

 

 

“Dead Air” (Fridays 7:30-8:30) is a talk show about unsolved murders throughout history, with occasional alternative music breaks. The show is (g)hosted by Hannah Brotton and Olivia Samimy. Hannah is a Computer Science major and Olivia is an English major, both are in their freshman year here at Roanoke.

You can join the conversation at hmbrotton@mail.roanoke.edu and ossamimy@mail.roanoke.edu

 

“EDM and Dubstep” (Mondays 11-Midnight) is hosted by junior David Murray who is a Spanish major. David Murray is from Winston-Salem, North Carolina. His music show will host electronic music such as EDM and dubstep from 12AM-1AM.

To request a song, email dwmurray@mail.roanoke.edu.

 

 

 

“Feel Good Friday” (Fridays 2:30-3:30) is an up-beat kick off to the weekend. This show is hosted by sophomores Babe Dailey, Reagan Foster, and Bailey Patterson. They will provide an hour of feel good music and light hearted commentary every week. Tune In!

To request a song or join the discussion email ewdailey@mail.roanoke.edu 

 

 

 

“Front Burner” (Fridays 4-5:30) is a variety news show with alternative music. The show is hosted by Program Director Elijah Wilhelm, Assistant Program Director Jessica Shelburne and Christa Waterwiese. Elijah is a junior communications major, Christa is a Junior International Relations major, and Jessica is a freshman who plans on majoring in Business.

To hear archived episodes, visit the Front Burner Archives

 

 

“Hip Hop Hour” (Fridays 11:30-12:30) is a music-only show with hip-hop and rap music. The show is hosted by Jordan Kehoe, who is a sophomore majoring in sports management with a double concentration in human resources and marketing.

To request a song email jlkehoe@mail.roanoke.edu

 

 

 

“Horizons” (Saturdays 10-11 PM) is a show about everything. To be specific, it’s a show with a new, short story told every week. The theme of these shows usually, consistently, involves the question ‘What If?’ Each episode has accompanying music covering a variety of genres, with the goal of maintaining a unified theme. It is hosted by Robby Mangum.

To join the conversation, email rwmangum@mail.roanoke.edu

 

 

“International Hour” (Tuesdays 5-6) is the greatest (and only) international show on WRKE run by two Danish girls, Heidi & Amalie. Tune in to hear the girls answering dilemmas and having fun interviews with other international and native students at RC. The show will feature a wide array of music including pop, hiphop, and alternative!

To join the conversation or request a song, email hfedders@mail.roanoke.edu

 

 

“Island Vibes” (Thursdays 9:30PM-10:30PM) is an entertainment show bringing you music from all over the globe. The show is hosted by DJ John Ovcina. John is a freshman who plans on majoring in political science.

To request a song or comment on the show, email John at jiovcina@mail.roanoke.edu

 

 

 

“Jupiter’s Lounge” (Sundays 5-6) is an hour to unwind with music meant to put you at ease. Come and relax with host Hannah Wennerstrom, a freshman who is moving towards a major in either history or international relations. Every week, I pick out a type of music that has an air of serenity or chill vibes all meant to either end or begin your week on a high note.

To make a request or send in some lovely notes, email hewennerstrom@mail.roanoke.edu.

 

 

“Just Shuckin’ Around” with Kyle and Ryan (Wednesdays 2:30-3:30) is a sports talk show hosted by Evan Shuck, Kyle Heitmiller, and Ryan Godwin. Evan is a economics major who plays on the golf team. Kyle is a sports management major who plays club hockey and ruby and Ryan is a sports management major who coaches a local V19 soccer team.

To request a song, email emshuck@mail.roanoke.edu

 

 

“Late Night Cafecito” (Tuesdays 9-10PM) is a Latin radio program in both Spanish and English; WRKE’s only bilingual show! Tune in as hosts Rosa Jaramillo and Alejandra Carino discuss issues going on in the Latin community and play a variety of Latin music.

To request a song, email rhjaramillo@mail.roanoke.edu

 

 

 

“Left Wing Airways” (Tuesdays 8-9PM) is a political talk show with a variety of topics. The show is hosted by Walker Phillips, a freshman political science and english double-major at Roanoke College from Maryville, Tennessee, Ben Vester, a sophomore political science and economics double major at Roanoke College, and Joe Krzyston, a junior environmental science major at Roanoke College, will co-host. The show will feature a variety of music.

To request a song, email wwphillips@mail.roanoke.edu

 

“Lost Colony” (Tuesdays Noon-1) is hosted by Leilani Doneux, a political science major from northern California. She is the host of the Lost Colony on WRKE 100.3, which strives to tell individual stories from Salem and beyond Virginia including music, commentary, and interviews.

Contact her at lmdoneux@mail.roanoke.edu, or catch her on Instagram and twitter at @leilanidoneux

 

 

“Manic Mondays” (Mondays 2:30-3:30) is a music show playing a variety of genres. The show is hosted by Maggie Baker, who is a sophomore from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Maggie is majoring in Business, with a minor in Sociology. After graduation in 2020, Maggie would like to work in and for non-profit agencies.

To request a song email mebaker@mail.roanoke.edu.

 

 

“Midnight Coffee” (Fridays 11-Midnight) an evening show playing the alternative and indie tunes you’d hear as you sip your coffee at midnight. This show is hosted by Mary Rose Stark who is majoring in political science and international relations with a concentration in women’s and gender studies.

To request a song, email mrstark@mail.roanoke.edu

 

 

 

“Nerding Out” (Tuesdays 11 – Noon) is an entertainment show where two self proclaimed nerds discuss books, tv shows, and films with interspersed music. The show is hosted by Sarah Davis, who is a junior English and pre-vet major.

To request a song, email sfdavis@mail.roanoke.edu

 

 

 

“The New Old Wave” (Wednesdays 12:30-1:30) is a show that features music from the 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s. The N.O.W. brings back some of the best hits from the three decades that defined music for this generation. The show is hosted by Allie Holmes, who is a sophomore Health and Exercise Science major.

To request a song, email amholmes@mail.roanoke.edu

 

 

 

“Outspoken” (Mondays, 5-6:30pm) is a sports talk show hosted by Garrett Ruggieri, Reed Larson, and Staley Cavey. Garrett is a sophomore Communications major from Franklin County, VA, Reed is a sophomore history major from Amherst, New Hampshire and Staley is a junior sports management major from Richmond, VA.

To request a song or join the discussion, email ghruggieri@mail.roanoke.edu

 

 

“Pass the Aux” (Thursdays 12-1) is a mix of music and conversations of today’s entertainment. The show is hosted by Rachel Dix, Emily Wright, and Peyton James. Rachel and Emily are junior psychology majors and Peyton is a junior business major.

To request a song, email pdjames@mail.roanoke.edu

 

 

 

PK2 (Thursdays 4-5) was originally Payton’s Playlist but was taken over by Co-Host Katie Rhatigan and Co-Co-Host Kenzie Collyer. This show features rock music and random thoughts on random topics. Host Payton Powell is a senior Sports Managment major from Texas, Katie is a junior Business major and Kenzie is a junior majoring in Sports Managment and minoring in Communications.

To request a song, email pcpowell@mail.roanoke.edu

 

“The Pop Music Power Hour” (Saturdays 1-2) is a music + talk show that discussed pop culture event and trends as well as play chart topping hits from classics to today. Shamira James is a junior who’s majoring in communications and hope to be a journalist.

To request a song, email sdjames@mail.roanoke.edu

 

 

 

“Power Hour” (Sundays, 2-3) is a variety show hosted by two Roanoke Basketball players, Brandon Harrell and Caleb Jordan. The show focuses on sports commentary and features classic hip-hop music. Both Brandon and Caleb are sophomores and they both are planning to major in sports management.

To request a song or join the discussion, email bmharrell@mail.roanoke.edu or cjordan@mail.roanoke.edu

 

 

“The Real Deal (T.R.D)” (Thursdays 7-8PM) is a talk show hosted by Radiance Mack, Tyler Bowe and Donte Branch. The show will feature music that takes it back to the old school days; 90’s R&B/Hip Hop music + more. Radiance comes to us from Miami, Florida, and was a pre-law major before coming to Roanoke College but is now undeclared. Radiance’s Co-host Tyler is also from Florida (Jacksonville) and has declared International Relations as her major. Co-host Donte comes to us by way of Washington D.C and is a sociology major with a concentration in peace and justice studies.

To leave a comment, request a song, or if you want to be a guest on the show, text (540) 505-5548 or follow our Instagram: therealdealradio!

 

“The Right Angle” (Fridays 5:30-6:30) a talk show hosted by Tim C. Goeglein is a program that fosters civil discussion and robust debate regarding the current political and cultural climate, as well as commentary on sociopolitical and economic philosophy as a whole. Tim C. Goeglein is a senior studying business and communications from Alexandria, Virginia.

To join the conversation, email tcgoeglein@mail.roanoke.edu

 

 

“Snack Time” (Thursdays 6-7PM) is a talk show that consists of two hosts, Najee Fuller and K’hari Tassy, where we talk about the hottest topics circulating in the news and social media. Each show has a hand selected playlist by the hosts that consists of a variety of music ranging from pop to hip hop.

To request a song, email nafuller@mail.roanoke.edu

 

 

 

“Sound Scape” (The last Sunday of each month from 9-11pm) is a monthly music show featuring the latest in progressive, uplifting, and vocal trance. The show is hosted by Todd Bowyer, who is the Director of Campus Recreation by day and trance DJ by night.

To request a song, email bowyer@roanoke.edu.

 

 

 

“Terrible Tales” (Saturdays 8-9PM) will be a narration based story telling show hosted by Gabriel Rangel as the Narrator Over All, that will touch a broad amount of different genres from fantasy to science fiction to romantic comedies. The stories being told will progress and change based on different choices made by the guest hosts and stories will be started out from a basic character name and genre which will be chosen at random and can be suggested on the WRKE Facebook page. Each story will be wrapped up within three to four shows, and the next story idea will be announced at the end of the current story.

 

“Throwback Thursday” (Thursdays 5-6PM) is a news and talk show centered around significant years in dear old Roanoke’s past and featuring the top hits from those years. The show is hosted by Casey Wilson, a freshman who plans on majoring in Political Science and minoring in Spanish. To request a song or join the show, email cmwilson@mail.roanoke.edu

 

 

 

“Tim’s Favorite Jazz” (Thursdays 1-2PM) is a music show that focuses mainly on Jazz, a genre that covers thousands of unique styles and sounds. The show is hosted by Tim Sherman, a freshman who graduated from Salem High right down the road. Tim plans to major in music and plays trombone with the jazz ensemble as well as the euphonium in the wind ensemble

To request a song, email tjsherman@mail.roanoke.edu

 

 

“Unappreciated Bops” (Fridays 6:30-7:30) is a talk show that discusses music that hosts Sarah Seifert and Princess Carter think you should know, but doesn’t seem to get the recognition they deserve. Sarah and Princess will also be talking about the music we love and what we think makes a good artist.

To request a song, email pacarter@mail.roanoke.edu

 

 

 

“Underground Sound” (Wednesdays 9:30-10:30PM) is a music show hosted by freshman, and WRKE Fall Sports Director Ben Geise. Ben will review music and talk about new music that has come out or that is anticipated.

To request a song, email  brgeise@mail.roanoke.edu

 

 

 

“Vibers-R-Us “(Wednesday 5-6) is hosted by Mac Attack. Mac Attack has an interest in communications and international studies Vibers-R-Us is a mash of alternatives, rock, and other music. It includes mainly music with minimal commentary. They are feel good vibe worthy tunes.

To request a song, contact gundupre@mail.roanoke.edu

 

 

 

 “Video Killed the Radio Star” (Tuesdays 9-10, and Sundays 3-4) is a movie talk show hosted by Brice and Zach. Brice is a freshman studying Theater and Political Science. He likes listening to jazz and star lit walks on the beach. Zach is also a freshman studying Creative Writing. He enjoys puppies, kittens, and the occasional goat. Their show is based around movies and their soundtracks.

You can contact them at bhall@mail.roanoke.edu or ztdalton@mail.roanoke.edu

 

“Wake Up Call” (Mondays 8-9 am) is a variety show that will play country music. The show is hosted by Gabby Arnold. Gabby is a sophomore who is majoring in communications.

To request a song, email gearnold@mail.roanoke.edu