August 22, 2013

WKNC named Pinnacle award finalist

WKNC 88.1 FM was named a finalist for best radio newscast in College Media Association’s Pinnacle awards. Now in its second year, the Pinnacle awards recognize 54 finalists across 18 categories of college student-produced television,

August 16, 2013

WKNC hosts concert for incoming students

For the second year WKNC 88.1 FM has been asked to host an on-campus concert as part of N.C. State’s Wolfpack Welcome Week. The WKNC Concert on the Lawn, sponsored by the Inter-Residence Council and

June 5, 2013

WKNC named best college radio, best local Internet radio

N.C. State’s student-run station won best college radio in Independent Weekly’s annual Best of the Triangle readers’ choice poll. WKNC has held the top slot since 2010, when best radio station was sectioned into commercial, college and non-profit divisions. WKNC was also named best local Internet radio, a new category this year. All winners were announced in Independent Weekly’s June 5 print edition.

April 12, 2013

WKNC among the “Fab Four” in college radio

WKNC 88.1 FM was one of 64 college radio stations across the United States selected to participate in a bracket-style online listening challenge. Soundtap’s “Madness” tournament began Monday, April 1 at 3 a.m. ET (12

April 5, 2013

WKNC to host two concerts

WKNC 88.1 FM has scheduled its first “Fridays on the Lawn” concert of the spring semester. The free event happens Friday, April 12 from 6-8 p.m. on N.C. State’s Harris Field. Raleigh band Lonnie Walker,

March 26, 2013

WKNC reaches 6,000 Twitter followers

WKNC has reached a milestone with its 6,000 Twitter follower. The student-run radio station joined Twitter @WKNC881 and launched a Facebook fan page in February 2009. The Facebook page currently has 5,271 fans. According to

November 13, 2012

WKNC DJ profiled in News & Observer

Paul Williams, “Uncle Paul” to his fans, was profiled in the Nov. 11 Raleigh News & Observer. Written by David Menconi, the article focuses on the “Penitentiary Rock” portion of Williams’ “Friday Night Request Rock”

October 24, 2012

WKNC to participate in CBI cybercast

WKNC Program Director Bri Aab and Operations Manager Michael D’Argenio will represent the station this week at College Broadcasters, Inc.’s inaugural National Student Electronic Media Convention in Atlanta, Ga. As part of the event, Bri