94.9 the Pulse, recently began live streaming online. Anyone, anywhere in the
world with an Internet connection can now listen to the radio station by going
to its website http://thepulse.williamwoods.edu/.
devices so listeners can connect to the radio station through their phones and
graduate assistant to the arts division, the Pulse strives to become a
competitive force in the broadcast area. “We want to become more than a college
station, and we are well on our way to reaching this goal.”
seniors Chris Norton of St. Louis, Emily Strauss of Tulsa, Okla., and Katie
Zimmer of Barrington, Ill.; junior Patrice Basso of Dallas, Texas; sophomore
Brooke Thibodaux of Wildwood, Mo., and freshman Amelia Nugent of Manchester,
Thibodaux is a broadcast journalism major, while Norton is a digital filmmaking
major and Strauss is an equine administration major.
William Woods University in 2001 for the construction and operation of a
low-power on-campus FM radio station, with an effective radiated power of 23 to
47 watts. It was expected that the signal would be available within a three- to
five-mile radius of the 90-foot tower that was constructed on campus. The
station went on the air Aug. 25, 2003.
Foundations, in conjunction with the university. The Kemper Foundation also provided
major funding for the Gladys Woods Kemper Center for the Arts, which opened in
1999 and houses the radio station.
division, the station supports the instructional programs in communication,
which includes broadcast journalism. The radio station allowed WWU to enhance
its curriculum and provide on-air experience and other opportunities for
listening area that plays Alternative Rock from
the late 80s to new music. Students work in every aspect of radio, from hosting
live radio shows, producing segments, promotions and advertisements, and
selling underwriting opportunities.
the students. One segment, run by Thibodaux, is called “Anywhere but Fulton,”
which discusses different locations around the world.
and the head radio station manager, said format shows are just the
community events hosting remote programming through the station. This will definitely give us and the rest of
the university more exposure and publicity.”
has interest in the station to become part of the production process,” he said.
“We work with many other departments around campus. Most recently, we’ve worked
with marketing and advertising students to make various radio advertisements.
We have even done a small radio play.”
broadcasting course is on students developing their own on-air voice and
talent, we do occasionally like to deviate into radio theatre.”
something similar to Orson Welles’ Oct. 30, 1938, broadcast of “War of the
Worlds” – will be open to everyone on campus, as well as the general public,
when they are held early next fall.
592-1650 or Anthony.firstname.lastname@example.org
or the station at email@example.com. Listeners can also become fans of
the station’s Facebook page.
manager and graduate assistant to the arts division, works in the radio