KXLY extends WSU football, basketball agreement

PULLMAN – WSU Athletics and the KXLY Broadcast Group announced Thursday, Oct. 14, the extension of an agreement in which KXLY-AM will remain the radio broadcast flagship station for football and men’s basketball through the 2013-14 academic year.    The KXLY Broadcast Group and KXLY-AM 920 have been synonymous with Cougar football broadcasts for more than three […]

Falling ice disrupts public TV broadcasts

PULLMAN – Technicians are working to restore the television broadcast signals of public television stations KWSU-TV   (Pullman/Spokane/Lewis-Clark Valley regions) and KTNW-TV (Tri-Cities/Walla Walla regions) following weather-related technical difficulties experienced this weekend. Ralph Hogan, assistant general manager of Engineering Services for the WSU Department of Educational and Public Media, said KTNW has been off the […]

Sports, other broadcasts keep him hopping

(Photo by Kelly Peterson, WSU Today intern).  Jerry Kyllo has always loved electronics. While growing up in LaCrosse, Wash., he got his start helping out at his uncle’s radio and TV repair business. After experimenting with sound systems and demo recording, Kyllo eventually landed a role at WSU as the chief broadcast engineer for the […]

NWPR completes digital upgrade of KWSU-AM

PULLMAN – Northwest Public Radio, the public radio service of Washington State University, has announced a major upgrade of its KWSU-AM (1250) station with the installation of a new digital transmitter. One of the first radio stations in the Northwest when it went on the air in 1922, KWSU-AM now becomes the second Washington radio […]

Tickets still available for A Prairie Home Companion

A group of tickets for the Saturday afternoon broadcast of “A Prairie Home Companion” in Pullman will go on sale Friday morning at 10:00. To purchase these tickets, visit the nearest TicketsWest outlet.  These tickets will not be available online or via telephone.  There is a mix of $55 and $35 tickets available. Another group […]

Brokaw to accept Murrow award

Tom Brokaw, former anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News, will accept the Edward R. Murrow Award for Lifetime Achievement in Broadcasting at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, in the Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum at WSU Pullman. The award presentation and Brokaw’s acceptance speech are free to the public. Brokaw, a South Dakota native, […]

Hazard mitigation planning project to be discussed

If WSU wants to remain eligible for some federal homeland security funding, it must complete a hazard mitigation planning project. The project will begin March 27 with a request for information from each WSU operating location statewide. Extension Engaged will feature a broadcast discussion of the project before a live audience 10-11 a.m. Friday, March […]

Johnson logs quarter century of contributions

Glenn Johnson is celebrating his 26th year as the “Voice of the Cougs” and he has the press pass to prove it. Along with a wall collage of broadcast-station photos from WSU students past, Johnson’s office proudly displays press passes from his 26 years of service to WSU Athletics. “I thought this was his 25th […]

March 16 broadcast looks at digital libraries

What are digital libraries? Are they more accessible than traditional libraries? Is there still a need for physical books and journals — and new library buildings? These and related questions will be addressed in a national satellite broadcast produced at 10:30 a.m.-noon Wednesday, March 16, in FSHN T-101. The WSU community is invited to be […]

Organic livestock focus of broadcast

Washington State University will produce a national satellite broadcast examining the basics of organic livestock production and the opportunities it presents at 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, from FSHN T-101. Those who would like to be part of the studio audience should be in their seats by 9:45 a.m. The program is intended to […]