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College Radio Day

The Social Impact of College Radio

By Lea Mercado Web Content Assistant Manager Before joining college radio, if you would have asked me what it was, I would tell you that a few students would probably rent a booth to play D.J. I hadn't understood yet that college radio predominately comprises future industry professionals who strive to produce quality content for their audience. Over the years, radio listeners have slowly declined as the resurgence of podcasts […]

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Talk Show Hosts Who Got Their Start in College Radio

By Rachael Gerron Web Content Contributor In celebration of World College Radio Day, I've compiled a list of iconic talk show hosts who began in college radio before landing careers in Hollywood. Wendy Williams https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N7nLwtNhsPw In her freshman year of college, Wendy Williams began working as a newscaster at Northeastern University's WRBB. In an interview with WRBB's media team, Williams recalls being nervous for her first news segment. "When it […]

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College Radio Day in a Pandemic

By Celeste Parler Web Content Contributor What is there to be said about COVID-19 that hasn’t already been said? COVID-19 has impacted every aspect of student life at Texas State including at KTSW. We have now had to change our plans and protocol since March 2020 including commemorating World College Radio Day. Just like COVID-19, there’s a lot to be said about how important College Radio Day is to KTSW […]

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Keeping it Connected

By Jernice KelleyWeb Content Contributor As a radio listener, I love the kind of unique, sometimes niche programming you get on college radio. It is possibly one of the best ways to find new music. College radio today does not only provide music but quality programming as well. KTSW has 14 departments that help make our radio station inclusive and allows us to expand our reach. As a station, KTSW […]

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Why College Radio Day

By Tiger ShiWeb Content Contributor Since 2011, College Radio Day has been a success in spreading the message that radio broadcasting in college is important. You might be thinking what exactly is college radio day? According to the College Radio Foundation, college radio day is a special day celebrated annually to raise awareness on how much college radio has impacted our lives. It originated in a New Jersey university which […]

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There is a Place for You at KTSW

By Rachael GerronWeb Content Contributor Despite what you might think, college radio is so much more than a few DJ’s sitting in a room playing local indie bands and talking about college sports. While that may have been the case in decades prior, KTSW is an organization that embraces change and is constantly evolving. Beyond the live broadcasts on KTSW 89.9 FM, the station also hosts live events, runs a […]

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Interview With KTSW Web Content Manager

By Andrea MauWeb Content Contributor College radio day is a little known holiday celebrated by college radio stations across the nation. During this time staff likes to appreciate the opportunities KTSW provides for us students. We also like to acknowledge all the hard work the departments have put in together and the amazing contributions we have made to the Texas State campus and San Marcos community. Friday I interviewed Piper […]

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College Radio Stations Around Texas

By Paige GreeneWeb Content Assistant Manager Whether you know it or not, many Texas colleges have radio stations for their students to listen to. Below are a few of the stations around the campus’ in Texas. College Radio Stations Around Texas. Image by Paige Greene. KANM 99.9 Texas A&M is home to KANM 99.9, a 100% student-run station that was founded in 1972. DJs are encouraged to branch out and […]

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College Radio: The Bits and Pieces

By Gena SysavathWeb Content Contributor College radio is defined as a radio station that is run by students from a college or university. The radio show is most likely run by the students of the educational institution or include other programmers that fit in with the community that they are near. I began to look at the history of how college radio even came to be and realized that it […]

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