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.
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.
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 Breakdown, All Songs Considered, and Rick’s Kitchen Sink.
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.
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.
Director of Jazz Ensembles at Murray State, leader of The Todd Hill Quartet and Todd Hill and his Orchestra, and WKMS Volunteer Todd Hill has created a new 10-part series, Benny Goodman: King of Swing for the regional public media service of Murray State University. This is Mr. Hill’s second ten-part series for WKMS, having created Diggin’ Duke in 2010.
Murray, KY – Media Release December 15, 2011 Contact: Jenni Todd (firstname.lastname@example.org or 800-599-4737)
WKMS Offers Specials for the Holidays
Each year Murray State's listener supported public radio service WKMS broadcasts a series of special music and storytelling programs for the holidays with over 30 hours of radio features not broadcast elsewhere on the dial in this region. This Company for the Holidays series continues through New Year's Day. Features airing this Monday through Christmas Eve are:
Hear a Kentucky Public Radio special produced by Louisville Public Media on the science and risks of coal ash Thursday, October 13, at noon on WKMS. It's a live call-in show so that listeners can contribute questions and comments. With its main signal at 91.3 FM, WKMS is Murray State University's listener supported public radio service.