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Jun 4, 2008

WKNC named ‘Best Radio Station’

WKNC 88.1 FM once again earned bragging rights as “Best Radio Station” in the Triangle, as voted by the readers of The Independent Weekly . This marks the fifth straight… 

Feb 19, 2008

WKNC to make program available as podcast

WKNC 88.1 FM, the student radio station at North Carolina State University, made its weekly public affairs program, “Failure to Refrain,” available as a podcast on Feb. 20. Jeff Horn,… 

Jun 13, 2007

WKNC, DJ named among ‘best’ by ‘Indy’

N.C. State’s student radio station took dual honors in The Independent Weekly ‘s annual “Best of the Triangle” reader survey. WKNC 88.1 was voted best radio station, earning a top… 

Jan 24, 2007

WKNC to hold benefit concert Feb. 2

WKNC 88.1 will hold its fourth annual Double Barrel Benefit Friday, Feb. 2 and Saturday, Feb. 3 at King’s Barcade in Raleigh. Friday night will include performances by Megafaun, The… 

Dec 8, 2006

WKNC concert named ‘favorite’

WKNC’s third annual Double Barrel Benefit, which took place in February, was named by Independent Weekly as one of its favorite shows of 2006. In the “Rock and Roll Quarterly” issue,… 

Nov 3, 2006

WKNC to host birthday bash Nov. 10-11

WKNC 88.1 FM will be hosting a 40th birthday bash Nov. 10-11. On Friday, the bands Doco and SNMNMNM at Kulture in downtown Raleigh will be the attraction for the… 

Oct 16, 2006

WKNC staff raise money for Habitat for Humanity

WKNC 88.1 FM was one of 16 North Carolina State University organizations that raised money for the N.C. State chapter of Habitat for Humanity by participating in the annual Shack-a-thon.… 

Jun 23, 2006

WKNC named ‘Best of the Triangle’

Readers of The Independent Weekly voted WKNC 88.1 FM top radio station in its annual "Best of the Triangle" reader survey. The paper also named WKNC's 'Rochester' the best radio DJ.