WKMS Press Releases

WKMS Press Releases - Fundraiser Update
1:31 pm
Tue March 27, 2012

WKMS Spring Fundraiser Close to Goal

Murray State's listener supported public radio service, 91.3 WKMS-FM had reached 80 percent of its first fundraiser goal of 2012 as of Monday, March 26.  Station Manager Kate Lochte says, "We're grateful that many listeners have already contributed so generously towards our spring fundraising goal in community support.  We must continue to ask others to complete the goal, since cuts in grant funding for equipment replacement demand we establish an emergency contingency fund in addition to our necessary annual operating budget."

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5:26 pm
Thu March 8, 2012

Fundraising Underway for Public Radio Service WKMS

Media Release: Media Release: Fundraising Underway for Public Radio Service WKMS

Date: 03.08.12

Contact: Membership Coordinator Jenni Todd (270-809-4748 or jtodd14@murraystate.edu)

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3:17 pm
Wed March 7, 2012

KET launches public media partnership to allow public affairs, arts and education programs to reach

For Release: 2011-12-28 13:35:00

Next week, KET will begin a partnership with public radio stations in Kentucky to air KET series and programs. This partnership will launch initially with WEKU and WKMS. WEKU, based in Richmond, reaches nearly all of Eastern Kentucky and the Bluegrass/Central Kentucky region. WKMS, based in Murray, reaches Western Kentucky and the Four Rivers Region.

Additionally, KET is in discussions with all public radio stations in the state and will be announcing more partnerships in the coming weeks.

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3:16 pm
Wed March 7, 2012

Boulders’ BBQ & Basketball 4 WKMS One-Night Fundraiser

Media Release: Boulders’ BBQ & Basketball 4 WKMS One-Night Fundraiser

Date: 02.15.12

Contact: Membership Coordinator Jenni Todd (270-809-4748 or jtodd14@murraystate.edu)

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3:13 pm
Wed March 7, 2012

Beyond the Edge features Murray Band Quailbones from WKMS Studios

Public radio nationwide has a track record of providing musical artists their first public platform for performance. Continuing the WKMS commitment to musicians, Program Director Tracy Ross features an hour of live music with Murray band Quailbones Saturday night at 10, the final hour of his decade-long program Beyond the Edge.  WKMS is Murray State University’s listener supported public radio service.

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3:10 pm
Wed March 7, 2012

WKMS Broadcasts Black History Month Programs

Media Release: WKMS Broadcasts Black History Month Programs

Date: 01.30.12

Contact: Membership Coordinator Jenni Todd (270-809-4748 or jtodd14@murraystate.edu)

91.3 WKMS offers weekly programs in honor of African American heritage during the traditional observation of Black History Month in February.

Noon, Thursday, February 2 and 9 a.m. Sunday, February 5 - Maya Angelou’s Black History Month Special

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3:08 pm
Wed March 7, 2012

WKMS Partners with the Murray Shakespeare Festival

Media Release: WKMS Partners with the Murray Shakespeare Festival

Date: 01-13-12

Contact: Membership Coordinator Jenni Todd (270-809-4748 or jtodd14@murraystate.edu)

Murray State’s listener-supported public radio service WKMS partners with the Murray Shakespeare Festival for the third year to present “A Minute with Shakespeare,” brief one-minute recordings featuring the words of Shakespeare, to promote this year’s festival.  

 

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3:06 pm
Wed March 7, 2012

Juke Joint Shuffle Returns to WKMS Saturdays

Media Release: Juke Joint Shuffle Returns to WKMS Saturdays

Date: 01-13-12

Contact: Membership Coordinator Jenni Todd (270-809-4748 or jtodd14@murraystate.edu)

Longtime WKMS personality John Griffin returns with co-host Rick Nance to resume Juke Joint Shuffle Saturdays from 1 -3 p.m. The return of Juke Joint on Murray State’s public radio service WKMS-FM replaces Bluegrass BreakdownAll Songs Considered, and Rick’s Kitchen Sink.

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3:03 pm
Wed March 7, 2012

America’s Test Kitchen Radio joins WKMS Sundays

Media Release: America’s Test Kitchen Radio joins WKMS Sundays

Date: 01-13-12

Contact: Membership Coordinator Jenni Todd (270-809-4748 or jtodd14@murraystate.edu)

America’s Test Kitchen Radio joins Murray State University’s public radio service, 91.3 WKMS, Sundays at 6 a.m., replacing On Being. Christopher Kimball hosts the new cooking program for radio that takes you inside the test kitchen for food tastings, equipment ratings, chef profiles, and a call-in segment. 

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3:02 pm
Wed March 7, 2012

New Programs Weekday Evenings on WKMS

Media Release: New Programs Weekday Evenings on WKMS

Date: 01.09.12

Contact: Membership Coordinator Jenni Todd (270-809-4748 or jtodd14@murraystate.edu)

Murray State University’s public radio service, 91.3 WKMS, is ramping up its public affairs service to the Four Rivers Region with several programs joining its schedule this new year. The station is particularly showcasing half-hour programs at 6:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, following the popular, fast-paced business program, Marketplace.

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