WKMS Press Releases

Murray, KY –

Murray, KY – Media Release: WKMS Hosts 40th Anniversary Year Finale in Murray

Date: April 6, 2011

From: Jenni Todd, WKMS Membership Coordinator, jtodd14@murraystate.edu

Murray, KY. Murray State's listener supported public radio service 91.3 FM, WKMS winds up its 40th Anniversary year with a Finale Event in Murray Friday, April 15. Since the station went on the air on May 11, 1970, it's a 70's themed evening. Proceeds benefit WKMS and the United Way of Murray Calloway County.

Murray, KY – Media Release: WKMS Fundraiser Close to Goal

Date: 4-4-11

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

Murray, KY – Media Release: Region's Public Radio Service WKMS Fundraises

Date: 03.14.11

Contact: Kate Lochte (kate.lochte@murraystate.edu, 270-809-4745)

Murray, KY – Media Release: WKMS Airs Specials on Coal Dependence

Date: 2-22-11

Contact: Kate Lochte (kate.lochte@murraystate.edu or 800-599-4737)

Murray, KY -- Murray State's public radio service 91.3 WKMS continues airing special programs Thursdays at noon with Power and Smoke: A Nation Built on Coal, on March 3.

Murray, KY – Observing the Chinese New Year of the Rabbit, WKMS airs a special Front Page -- Chinese Culture In and Around Murray Friday, February 11 at noon, and again Sunday February 13 at 9:00 a.m.

Meet Chinese residents and visitors - many who come from big cities - now settling in our rural region. Learn how these new neighbors view our cuisine, dating styles, internet freedoms and religious values.

Murray, KY – Chad Lampe, News Director for WKMS, is the newly-elected Chairman of the Kentucky Public Radio Editorial Board. Lampe is a Murray State University graduate and has worked at WKMS since 2005. Originally a student reporter, he has served in his current position as News Director since 2007. Notably, Lampe has received many Kentucky Associated Press awards including 1st place recognition for coverage of the 2009 ice storm.