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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 […]

WRKE Show of the Month: February

WRKE (Salem, VA)- WRKE is excited to announce it’s first ever Show of the Month! 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 first show of the month is Video Killed the Radio Star. The show is a movie talk show hosted by Freshmen Brice Hall and Zach Dalton. “Brice […]

WRKE Has Record Staff Second Semester in a Row

WRKE (Salem, VA)-WRKE is excited to announce it has broken the record for both the biggest staff and biggest number of shows in the station’s 12 year history for the second semester in a row. WRKE has added 29 new staff members joined by 42 returners for a record high 78 staff members. 5 of the 78 are paid leaders while the rest make up […]

WRKE DJ Launches WRKE Instagram Page

Salem, VA– WRKE has entered a new social scene, thanks to Mary Rose Stark ’21, host of WRKE’s Midnight Coffee. “Mary Rose came to me with the idea and I loved it,” Program Director Elijah Wilhelm said. “She has a great style and vibe on her show, and I’m excited to see how that vibe can come out on a corporate level for the station.” “Social […]