Press Releases http://wkms.org en Media Release: WKMS News Wins Five First Place Awards http://wkms.org/post/media-release-wkms-news-wins-five-first-place-awards <p>The Kentucky Associated Press awarded WKMS five first place radio broadcaster awards of excellence this year. Radio stations across the Commonwealth participated in the 2014 Kentucky Associated Press Awards competition.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 20:50:37 +0000 Jenni Todd 39594 at http://wkms.org Media Release: Vote for Your Favorite in the WKMS Battle of the Bands http://wkms.org/post/media-release-vote-your-favorite-wkms-battle-bands <p><strong>Murray, KY. </strong>In the crowning finale of its first Battle of the Bands contest, WKMS goes to the intimate music venue Maiden Alley Cinema in Paducah on Thursday, March 27 at 7 p.m. The four bands chosen as finalists perform live for the ticket-holding audience which will determine the overall winner.</p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 17:44:00 +0000 Jenni Todd 39259 at http://wkms.org WKMS Meets Goal to Establish All-Classical Channel in Murray http://wkms.org/post/wkms-meets-goal-establish-all-classical-channel-murray <p>Murray listeners have contributed over $10,000 to put the WKMS all-classical music channel on an FM source before summer. This service at 99.5 FM will carry the nationally syndicated Classical 24 dedicated to live classical music programming 24 hours a day, seven days a week, produced by American Public Media and distributed by Public Radio International. This channel is also available online at wkms.org, on HD radios, and at 92.5 Paducah and 105.1 Madisonville.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 23:23:19 +0000 Jenni Todd 38754 at http://wkms.org WKMS Meets Goal to Establish All-Classical Channel in Murray Fundraising Underway for Public Radio Service WKMS http://wkms.org/post/fundraising-underway-public-radio-service-wkms <p>Media Release: Media Release: Fundraising Underway for Public Radio Service WKMS</p><p>Date: 03.08.12</p><p>Contact: Membership Coordinator Jenni Todd&nbsp;<a href="tel:%28270-809-4748" target="_blank" value="+12708094748">(270-809-4748</a>&nbsp;or&nbsp;<a href="mailto:jtodd14@murraystate.edu" target="_blank">jtodd14@murraystate.edu</a>)</p> Thu, 08 Mar 2012 23:26:46 +0000 Jenni Todd 17208 at http://wkms.org KET launches public media partnership to allow public affairs, arts and education programs to reach http://wkms.org/post/ket-launches-public-media-partnership-allow-public-affairs-arts-and-education-programs-reach <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Arial; font-size: 9pt; line-height: 11pt; ">For Release:&nbsp;</span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Arial; font-size: 9pt; line-height: 11pt; font-weight: bold; ">2011-12-28 13:35:00</span></p> Wed, 07 Mar 2012 21:17:52 +0000 Jenni Todd 17196 at http://wkms.org Boulders’ BBQ & Basketball 4 WKMS One-Night Fundraiser http://wkms.org/post/boulders%E2%80%99-bbq-basketball-4-wkms-one-night-fundraiser <p><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; ">Media Release: Boulders&rsquo; BBQ &amp; Basketball 4 WKMS One-Night Fundraiser</span></p><p style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; line-height: normal; font-size: medium; ">Date: 02.15.12</p> Wed, 07 Mar 2012 21:16:13 +0000 Jenni Todd 17195 at http://wkms.org Beyond the Edge features Murray Band Quailbones from WKMS Studios http://wkms.org/post/beyond-edge-features-murray-band-quailbones-wkms-studios <p><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; ">Public radio nationwide has a track record of providing musical artists their first public platform for performance. Continuing the </span>WKMS<span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; "> commitment to musicians, Program Director Tracy Ross features an hour of live music with Murray band </span>Quailbones<span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; "> Saturday night at 10, the final hour of his decade-long program&nbsp;</span><i style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; ">Beyond the Edge</i><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; ">.&nbsp; </span>WKMS<span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; "> is Murray State University&rsquo;s listener supported public radio service.</span></p><p> Wed, 07 Mar 2012 21:13:39 +0000 Jenni Todd 17194 at http://wkms.org Beyond the Edge features Murray Band Quailbones from WKMS Studios WKMS Broadcasts Black History Month Programs http://wkms.org/post/wkms-broadcasts-black-history-month-programs <p><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman', Arial; font-size: 12pt; line-height: normal; ">Media Release: </span>WKMS<span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman', Arial; font-size: 12pt; line-height: normal; "> Broadcasts Black History Month Programs</span></p><p><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman', Arial; font-size: 12pt; line-height: normal; ">Date: 01.30.12</span></p> Wed, 07 Mar 2012 21:10:17 +0000 Jenni Todd 17193 at http://wkms.org WKMS Partners with the Murray Shakespeare Festival http://wkms.org/post/wkms-partners-murray-shakespeare-festival <p><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman', Arial; font-size: 12pt; ">Media Release: WKMS Partners with the Murray Shakespeare Festival</span></p><p style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: medium; "><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman', Arial; font-size: 12pt; ">Date: 01-13-12</span></p> Wed, 07 Mar 2012 21:08:48 +0000 Jenni Todd 17192 at http://wkms.org Juke Joint Shuffle Returns to WKMS Saturdays http://wkms.org/post/juke-joint-shuffle-returns-wkms-saturdays <p><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; ">Media Release:&nbsp;</span><i style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; ">Juke Joint Shuffle&nbsp;</i><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; ">Returns to&nbsp;</span>WKMS<span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; ">&nbsp;Saturdays</span></p> Wed, 07 Mar 2012 21:06:43 +0000 Jenni Todd 17191 at http://wkms.org