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February 19th, 2014

WTBU nominated for national college radio award

Journalism

With your help, Boston University’s WTBU radio station could be named the best college radio station in the country. WTBU is one of 10 stations nominated for the College Radio Woodie in mtvU’s Woodie Awards, which annually recognize top college radio stations as well as up-and-coming artists popular with college students. Votes for “the beat […]


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,” […]


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 […]


July 5th, 2012

Students form award-winning radio team

Journalism

In April, reporters Erin Kelly (’10), Danit Kaya (SPH ’11), Anna Branwen Knapp (SPH ’07) and Shweta Krishnan (’11) won best documentary in a college radio competition sponsored by the Associated Press of New England for “Life Without Parole: Juvenile Justice?” The program probes a difficult subject: whether it’s fair to sentence juvenile homicide convicts […]


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 […]


October 29th, 2010

Zombies invade BU, take over radio station

Journalism

Don’t take refuge in a mall just yet — students who saw brain-hungry zombies groaning their way across campus on Oct. 28 should be advised that these were, in fact, actors promoting Undead End, a zombie radio drama on WTBU. BU Today looks at the creative (and delicious) minds behind the project: Orson Welles has […]