WMUL-FM, 88.1 MHz, is the student broadcast service of Marshall University. The radio station provides hands on experience for a volunteer staff comprised of aspiring journalists, sportscasters and music disk jockeys. Students from every major operate WMUL-FM 19 hours daily, 7 days a week, 365 days per year. WMUL-FM has won numerous awards for its programming from organizations such as the West Virginia Associated Press Broadcasters Association, Society of Professional Journalists, Collegiate Broadcasters Inc., College Media Advisers Inc., The Communicator Awards, Omni International Awards, Maxim Star Awards, Marconi College Radio Awards and National Association of College Broadcasters. 2011 marks the 50th anniversary of WMUL-FM, West Virginia’s first public radio station.