WKMS Press Releases

WKMS Press Releases
3:12 pm
Tue November 20, 2012

Sounds Good Wreath Contest Winners

Wreath Contest 2012 Waterfield Library

Murray State’s NPR station, 91.3 WKMS-FM, has announced winners of its holiday wreath making contest. Wreaths are on display in Murray State’s Waterfield Library through the end of November and then most go to Murray Calloway County Hospital to decorate for the holiday season. Images of all wreaths are also on the WKMS Facebook page.

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WKMS Press Releases
11:25 am
Mon October 8, 2012

WKMS Featured on Roundabout U

Murray State University’s Roundabout U focuses on the upcoming presidential election in its latest installment. 

Co-hosts Jim Carter and Sarah Clark talk with staff at WKMS, Murray State’s public radio station, about how they will be stepping up their coverage of the election. WKMS features a varied source of news, information and entertainment on air and on its website.

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WKMS Press Releases
10:47 am
Thu October 4, 2012

Media Release: WKMS Fall Drive On a Fast Track

Listeners contributed over $90,000 in three weeks in September to take the fall fundraiser of Murray State’s NPR station, 91.3 WKMS-FM, to within 30 percent of completing its $130,000 goal in community support.  WKMS Membership Coordinator Jenni Todd says, “During our on-air campaign we welcomed 120 new contributors with special gifts.”  Todd adds, “we’ll be working with our renewing members to complete the fundraiser by mail or online, and we’re also working to add 30 more first time contributors to complete our 150 new member goal this fall.”

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Election 2012
10:31 am
Thu September 27, 2012

WKMS Features Candidate Forums on "Sounds Good"

2nd District State House: Richard Heath (R) & Kelly Whitaker (D)

WKMS News’ election coverage joins Sounds Good with Tracy Ross and Friends (11 A.M. to 1 weekdays) in October with weekly Friday candidate forums. Meet candidates seeking state offices for districts in our region without an incumbent in the race.  

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WKMS - Contribute Now
12:06 pm
Wed September 19, 2012


It’s just great that you met the fundraiser goal. That’s right!  You've exceeded both the new member and the monetary goals. WKMS can’t do without you. Thanks to our volunteers, food, gift and corporate matching grant providers and on-air guests. You made this the fastest fundraiser in quite a while. Your giving makes WKMS Sound Good.

Click here to contribute now

WKMS Press Releases
2:09 pm
Tue September 11, 2012

Media Release: WKMS Cookie Contest Finalists Announced

Murray State’s NPR station, 91.3 WKMS-FM, has narrowed the field of competition to five finalists in its first annual cookie contest. The five cookie makers convene in the food preparation laboratories of MSU’s Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Management Program this Saturday. The finalists are:  Patricia Carrico for French Cream Wafers; Erin Carrico for Coconut Butter Cookies; Barbara Cox for Double Chocolate Dream Cookies; Jessica Evans for Macadamia Cookies with Lemon and White Chocolate; and Susie Fenwick for Brown Butter Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies.

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WKMS Sounds Good
11:38 am
Tue September 4, 2012

Sounds Good!

We sound good because of great listener support!

See our growing collection of Sounds Good photos at Facebook.

WKMS Press Releases
4:25 pm
Thu August 30, 2012

Sounds Good with Tracy Ross and Friends on WKMS

Murray State’s NPR Station 91.3 WKMS-FM  rolls out a new schedule of programs starting Labor Day weekend, including its new flagship show Sounds Good with Tracy Ross and Friends weekdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. which debuts Tuesday, September 4.   The public radio icon, Fresh Air with Terry Gross, moves to 3 p.m. weekdays starting Monday, September 3.

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WKMS Press Releases
2:58 pm
Thu August 30, 2012

WKMS Offers New Programs Including Sounds Good with Tracy Ross and Friends

Starting Labor Day Weekend, Murray State’s NPR Station, 91.3 WKMS-FM, offers a new listening landscape with the addition of new shows and old favorites at new times.  Simultaneously the station is rebranding with the new logo for the first time in nearly two decades. 

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WKMS Program Changes
2:34 pm
Thu August 30, 2012

Tracy Ross Talks About New Programs on WKMS

John Paul Henry Photography

Todd Hatton sits down with WKMS Program Director Tracy Ross to get an overview of coming changes to WKMS programming.

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