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CASTING CALL

Salem, VA (WRKE) — WRKE and Theatre Roanoke College are looking for Roanoke students who are interested in a very special project and collaboration between WRKE and Theatre Roanoke College. This is a vocal acting project that will consist of approx. 3 rehearsals and 1 day of recording. There are 16 open roles and actors may be able to play for multiple roles. Actors MUST be […]

WRKE Releases Updated Music Library

WRKE Releases Updated Music Library

Salem, VA (WRKE) —WRKE is excited to announce it’s 650 songs, including 500 new songs that will be played on WRKE when DJ’s are not on the air. The new library features alternative/indie music with artists such as the Arctic Monkeys, Coldplay, Imagine Dragons, and Foster the People. The list was compiled by music director Kait Mason and program director Elijah Wilhelm. “I think Kait […]

In Memorial: Allison Parker and Adam Ward

WRKE (Salem, VA) – Today WRKE and the world remember two fallen members of the media from the Roanoke area. Allison Parker and Adam Ward were tragically taken from us two years ago today, live on air during a report in Moneta, Virginia. Parker grew up in Martinsville, Virginia and graduated from JMU. Ward grew up in Botetourt but his family says he was truly a […]

Announcing our Fall 2017 Meeting Schedule!

Salem, VA (WRKE) — WRKE is VERY excited to kick off the 2017/2018 school year! In an attempt to get all of our on-air staff broadcasting as soon as possible, we have set the following schedule for our fall meetings; Returning on-air staff; September 2nd, 2017, 6pm in the Garrett Media Lounge. This meeting is for staff members that broadcasted over WRKE during the Spring […]

WRKE Makes Big Changes

Salem, VA (WRKE) — Over the past year, WRKE has made huge strides forward. With the move to the new studio, we have increased our visibility on campus immensely. Any student wishing to eat at the Sutton Commons simply can’t miss us. This has led to extended interest in the station for both students who are wishing to listen, and those who wish to be an […]