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October 18th, 2013

CMJ names WTBU back-to-back ‘Station of the Year’

Journalism

WTBU brought home the “Station of the Year” award for the second year in a row during the 2013 annual College Radio Awards in New York City. College Music Journal (CMJ) chose WTBU out of four international nominees to win the festival’s top prize. The station was also nominated for “Best Use of Limited Resources,” […]


February 22nd, 2013

Tom Ashbrook on his approach to interviewing

Journalism

“When you are completely in the moment of live radio, it seems like heroin”, so exclaimed the host of WBUR’s On Point, Tom Ashbrook. The journalist said his ideal is achieving “ecstatic insight” during his live two-hour radio program, distributed by NPR and airing in Boston from 10 a.m. – noon weekdays and repeated 7-9 […]


October 25th, 2012

WTBU named Station of the Year by CMJ

Journalism

WTBU brought home the “Station of the Year” award for the first time during this year’s annual College Radio Awards in New York City. College Music Journal (CMJ) chose WTBU out of four international nominees to win the festival’s top prize. “A big fat “congrats” to all the winners!” CMJ posted on its website. The […]


August 8th, 2012

Students visit world’s largest broadcast control room

Journalism

Prof. Susan Walker peers into the largest television broadcast control room in the world, where audio and video are prepared for an estimated audience of 4.8 billion people. Photo by Keesa McKoy. The image factory of the London Olympics is found at the International Broadcast House alongside the Olympic Park in London. That’s where the […]


April 13th, 2012

AP honors WTBU student reporters

Journalism

WBTU, BU’s student-run radio station, won two college radio awards from the Associated Press of New England, the news organization announced today. Both stories were produced for Prof. Anne Donohue’s radio class. Ali Donohue (’12) won best feature reporting for “Ladyfest Easthampton,” which takes a glimpse at the performers and activists behind Smith College’s feminist […]