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WRKE Announces First Part of Winter Simulcast Schedule

Salem, VA (WRKE)- WRKE is excited to announce the schedule of Roanoke College games it will be simulcasting for the 2017 portion of the Winter 2017/18 season. WRKE will be simulcasting the Maroon Network’s broadcast of 2 Men’s Basketball and 2 Woman’s Basketball games. The simulcast will be hosted by Fall Sports Director Ben Geise who will introduce and close each game and will provide personal insight during […]

WRKE Names New Assistant Program Director

Salem, VA (WRKE) —WRKE is excited to announce Jessica Shelburne as the station’s new Assistant Program Director! Jessica is a freshman from Montgomery County, VA and is considering majoring in business but is still undecided at the moment. At WRKE, Jessica will be serving as the #2 student leader with additional duties overseeing the station’s information gathering, scheduling and presentation; marketing, filling in for the Program Director and […]

Meet the WRKE Staff

Introducing the Fall 2017 WRKE Staff! WRKE has added 47 new staff members joined by 9 returners for a record high 56 staff members. 5 of the 56 are paid leaders while the rest make up WRKE’s 34 shows. WRKE has 23 freshman, 18 sophomores, 9 juniors, and 5 seniors. The majority of WRKE’s staff are communication majors (11/56) and 6 are double majors. The […]

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 […]