October 10, 2012

WKNC to present on-campus concert

WKNC 88.1 FM has partnered with Student Government to present its first “Fridays on the Lawn” concert of the fall semester. The free event happens Friday, Oct. 12 from 6-8 p.m. on N.C. State’s Harris

June 9, 2011

WKNC again named ‘Best’

The Independent Weekly named WKNC 88.1FM, N.C. State’s student radio station as the best college radio station in the triangle June 8. WKNC was also a finalist in the category of non-profit radio.

June 7, 2011

WKNC up for license renewal

On Nov. 24, 2003, WKNC 88.1 FM was granted a license by the Federal Communications Commission to serve the public interest as a public trustee until Dec. 1, 2011. The station’s license will expire on

March 14, 2011

Survey shows increase in student audience

Efforts by student radio station WKNC 88.1 FM to increase its audience across the N.C. State campus have apparently paid off, according to a recent listener survey. Conducted in the fall 2010 semester, the survey

September 29, 2010

WKNC students named finalist for national awards

Mike Alston and Kelly Reid, on the air as DJ Mick and Mz. Kelly, are one of four finalists in the Best DJ category. Alston, who graduated in May, served as the station’s general manager

June 14, 2010

WKNC named ‘Best’ by Indy

The Independent Weekly’s named WKNC 88.1fm the “Best College Radio Station” in its 2010 Best in the Triangle Reader’s Choice poll released June 10. The station was a finalist for Best Radio Station in 2009 and won the title in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008. This year, the paper divided the category into best college radio station and best commercial radio station.

May 4, 2010

WKNC names employees of the year

WKNC honored three staff members with employee of the year awards as part of the annual Student Media End of Year BBQ April 29. Damian Maddalena (right), a doctoral student in forestry and host of

October 28, 2008

WKNC launches new public affairs program, podcast

WKNC Public Affairs Director Megan Carroll works to prepare her new program “State of the State” on WKNC. WKNC 88.1 FM announces a new public affairs program showcasing the activities and accomplishments of students, faculty

September 2, 2008

WKNC DJs named finalists in national competition

WKNC’s Caitlin Cauley (left) and Stephen McCreery (right) are finalists for Best DJ for their show “Americana, Blues and Co.” They interviewed guitarist Robert Earl Keen (center) in March. Student staff members working for WKNC

July 23, 2008

WKNC receives Indies Arts Award

Steve Salevan, local music director for WKNC 88.1 FM, was honored as one of six recipients of The Independent Weekly’s annual Indies Arts Award. According to the July 16 edition of The Independent Weekly, “All