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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 […]

WRKE Announces Fall Simulcast Schedule

Salem, VA (WRKE) —WRKE is excited to announce the schedule of Roanoke College games it will be simulcasting for the Fall 2017 season. WRKE will be simulcasting the Maroon Network’s broadcast of 3 Field Hockey, Volleyball and Men’s & Woman’s Soccer 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 […]

Co-Sports Directors Hired

Salem, VA (WRKE) —WRKE is excited to announce Benjamin Geise and Julia Fazio as the station’s Co- Sports Directors!  Both Ben and Julia are incoming freshman. Julia is from Long Island and Ben is all the way from California! Julia is a Soccer player for Roanoke and Ben will be playing Lacrosse for the Maroons. Ben will be serving as the Sports Director in the Fall, and […]

Congratulations Class of 2017!

It’s hard to believe its graduation time again! WRKE wants to thank all of it’s current staff members that are graduating from Roanoke College for all of their hard work and service at WRKE.   Madison Pinckes- Program Director Nick Norris (Fall 16)- Assistant Program Director Edyth Cisneros- Marketing Director Taylor Brise- DJ (T-Breeze) Andrew Butts- Co-Host (Let’s Be Honest) Eddie Smith- Co-Host (Alt 60) […]

WRKE Named Student Organization of the Year

WRKE Named Student Organization of the Year

Salem, VA (WRKE) — On April 23rd, WRKE was named the Roanoke College Student Organization of the Year by the Student Life Council for the 2016-2017 academic year. The award was given based upon WRKE’s move to the new studio, interviews with activists like George Takei and Helen Prejean, extended programming, updating of station promotions and music, and the political programming that included coverage of […]