Northwest Public Radio’s Swanson elected to NPR board

WASHINGTON – Kerry Swanson, station manager for Northwest Public Radio (NWPR), has been elected to the board of directors for National Public Radio (NPR). The three-year term begins in November. NWPR is part of The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University. “This truly is an exciting opportunity,” said Swanson. “It reflects […]

Robert H. Jorgenson

PULLMAN, Wash. – Robert H. Jorgenson, a broadcast technician for Northwest Public Radio, died Aug. 9, 2013. He worked at Washington State University since 2005.

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NWPR host critiques Apple’s classical music list

Classical Music Director Robin Rilette at home in the Northwest Public Radio studio at Washington State University.   Related   (Audio clip) – One of Robin Rilette’s favorite stories – Ireland and The Relief of Derry Symphony Listen to a clip from “The Relief of Derry Symphony.” (Audio clip) – Rilette on NWPR’s classical music […]

Pledge support sought; drive ends today

Photo: local “All Things Considered” host Sueann Ramella (right), Mary Hawkins, NWPR program director (left).   The intermittent chirp of ringing phones could be heard throughout Northwest Public Radio studios on the WSU Pullman campus Wednesday as NWPR’s fall pledge drive continued.   The fundraiser is expected to raise more than $240,000. It began Oct. 13 and will run […]

NWPR boosts signal

Northwest Public Radio, the public radio service of WSU, has announced a significant upgrade of its Mount Vernon station, KMWS, a change that also includes a new frequency for the station. Northwest Public Radio has moved the KMWS transmitter to a new and higher transmitter site on Butler Hill. Coupled with a power boost from […]