Station News

Memorial Fountain Ceremony 2017

Each year on the anniversary of the Nov. 14, 1970, plane crash tragedy, Marshall Univeristy conducts a memorial service at the Memorial Fountain on the Memorial Student Center plaza.
Thousands attend the ceremony to honor the lives of the 75 people lost in the disaster. WMUL attends the ceremony every year to give listeners who could not attend the chance to hear the speakers and join the Marshall community in remembrance of the 75 people we lost.

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Green and White Day

Green and White Day returns to teach prospective students what the Journalism and Mass Communications department of Marshall University has to offer. Students who attend will have the opportunity to tour the Communications Building. During this tour the students will see the Parthenon newsroom and the studios and offices of WMUL. The tours will be lead by faculty and students of the Journalism and MAss Communications department so the students in the tour may ask questions and learn the benefits of joining these organizations. The final Green and White Day of the fall 2017 semester is December 1 and the tours of the Communication Building will start at 9:30 a.m. The members of WMUL look forward to meeting prospective members! Go Herd!
 

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2017 Car Bash

The 16th annual Car Bash was a success! WMUL would like to thank everyone who came out and helped us mangle the monarchs! 

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WMUL Board of Directors for Fall 2017

Meet the 2017 board of directors of WMUL. We are happy to introduce our  five new members and welcome back all of our returning members. From left to right we have Operations Manager Mike Stanley, Digital Music Librarian Landon Mitchel, Music Director Alexis Stewart, Sports Director Luke Creasy, Online Director Monica Zalaznik, Social Media Coordinator Seth Payne, News Director Kyra Biscarner, Executive Director Adam Rogers, Production Director Dylan Stone, Promotions Director Heather Hale and Training Coordinator Austin Creel.

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WMUL Fall 2017 Recruitment Meetings

A new semester at Marshall University also means a new start at WMUL. This semester the recruitment meetings will be Sept. 14, 18, 19 and 20 at 3:30 p.m. in Drinko Library room 349. Everyone is invited to attend and learn about the different departments and opportunities at WMUL. The meetings will have the board of the radio station in attendance to give everyone an idea of what to look forward to. This meeting is also the first step to getting on the air, whether that be for a DJ shift, promos, sports, or news.

Hair From the Herd 2017

Hair From the Herd is an annual event put together by WMUL and it is that time of the year again. Every spring semester WMUL partners with a local cosmetology school and sets up at the Memorial Student Center to encourage students to donate hair for children with hair loss. Hair from the Herd will be taking place April 27 this year and students who would like to donate at least eight inches of hair are welcome to come down and join us.

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The Virginias” Associated Press Broadcasters Awards Ceremony

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Students from Marshall University’s public radio station, WMUL-FM, received five (5) superior awards and six (6) merit awards in the non-metropolitan classification during the fourth annual “The Virginias” Associated Press Broadcasters awards ceremony Saturday, April 1, 2017, at The Hotel Roanoke in Roanoke, Virginia.

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Annual Intercollegiate Broadcasting System Conference’s 8th Annual Awards

Huntington, W. Va. — Students from Marshall University’s public radio station, WMUL-FM, received three ( 3 ) first place awards and twelve ( 12 ) finalist awards during the 77th Annual Intercollegiate Broadcasting System Conference’s 8th Annual Awards Ceremony at the Hotel Pennsylvania in New York, New York, Saturday, March 4, 2017.

Dr. Chuck G. Bailey, professor of Radio-Television Production and Management in the W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communications at Marshall University and faculty manager of WMUL-FM, said that the students competed with other broadcasting students from more than eighty colleges and universities throughout the United States.
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National Broadcasting Society Awards

 Wednesday, March 29, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Huntington, W. Va. — Students from Marshall University’s public radio station, WMUL-FM, received ten ( 10 ) first place awards and twelve ( 12 ) honorable mention awards during the National Broadcasting Society/ Alpha Epsilon Rho (NBS/AERho) 26th Annual National Student Audio/Video Scriptwriting and 54th Annual Audio/Video Production Awards Competition ceremony at the Hilton Meadowlands Hotel in East Rutherford, New Jersey, Saturday, March 25, 2017.

Dr. Chuck G. Bailey, professor of Radio-Television Production and Management in the W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communications at Marshall University and faculty manager of WMUL-FM, said that the students competed with other broadcasting students from colleges and universities throughout the United States.
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