June 26, 2014

WKNC airs We are WRAS simulcast

In partnership with College Radio Day, WKNC 88.1 FM will join more than 50 college radio stations across 25 states on Thursday, June 26 in a one-hour simulcast in support of Georgia State University’s WRAS.

June 26, 2014

WKNC takes Indy Week top honor five years running

WKNC 88.1 FM, whose 25,000 watt signal covers the entire Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area, has once again earned Independent Weekly’s award for Best College Radio Station in its annual Best of the Triangle readers choice poll.

June 19, 2014

CBI selects WKNC for station spotlight

College Broadcasters, Inc., which represents student radio and video operations across the country, selected WKNC for its weekly spotlight. General Manager John Kovalchik offers a glimpse into the history and vision of the station at

May 15, 2014

Triangle Downtowner names WKNC Best Radio Station

Triangle Downtowner magazine, a locally-owned and operated monthly focused on the Triangle area, named WKNC 88.1 FM as the region’s top radio station in its 4th annual Best of Downtowner awards. More than 10,000 votes were

May 14, 2014

WKNC DJs for NAMI Walks

WKNC supported the National Alliance of Mental Health (NAMI) North Carolina by providing DJ services at their 10th annual NAMIWalks fundraising event. The 2-mile walk took place Saturday, May 3 at the Dorthea Dix Campus

April 28, 2014

WKNC ends semester at Moogfest

WKNC had a busy school year, with students covering a number of North Carolina and national music festivals. This past weekend WKNC sent staff to Asheville to provide blog and social media coverage of Moogfest, a

April 8, 2014

WKNC hosts Fridays on the Lawn

WKNC will conclude its spring 2014 “Fridays on the Lawn” concert series on Friday, April 11. Double Barrel Benefit 10 headliner J. Kutchma and the Five Fifths will perform with opening support from Raleigh band

April 4, 2014

WKNC named among best in college radio

Best College Reviews has included WKNC 88.1 FM among its April 1 list of best college radio stations. Listed as #8, the station is praised as a “cultural force in the greater community” for events like the weekly Local Band Local Beer series at Tir Na nOg Irish Pub.

April 3, 2014

WKNC to broadcast live from Phuzz Phest

The WKNC 88.1 FM team will broadcast live from Winston-Salem, N.C. during the Phuzz Phest music festival. The three-day festival begins Friday, April 4 and features more than 50 national and North Carolina-based musicians. The line-up