WKNC raises $6,500 at Double Barrel Benefit 15

WKNC 88.1 FM HD-1 raised $6,500 from this year’s Double Barrel Benefit, an annual two-night benefit concert for the station. Now in its 15th year, Double Barrel took place on Friday, Feb. 2 and Saturday, Feb. 3 at Kings in downtown Raleigh.

Well$ and The Future Kings of Nowhere to headline Double Barrel Benefit 15

WKNC Double Barrel Benefit 15 posterWKNC 88.1 FM HD-1 will hold its 15th annual Double Barrel Benefit concert Friday, Feb. 2 and Saturday, Feb. 3 at Kings in Raleigh.

Raleigh’s RGB starts off night one of DBB on Feb. 2, which will feature electronic and hip-hop artists. Chapel Hill’s Diaspoura and Jooselord Magnus from Durham are also on the bill with Charlotte rapper Well$ headlining.

The Triangle has heavy representation for DBB night two, with Raleigh’s Drugcharge starting the night followed by The Muslims from Durham and Raleigh’s Pie Face Girls. Durham’s The Future Kings of Nowhere, who have reunited for this year’s show, headline.

Call for 2018-2019 top leader applications

NC State Student Media has begun the search for its top leaders for the 2018-2019 academic year.

The Student Media Board of directors hires the top editors at Agromeck, Nubian Message, Technician and Windhover, and the general managers of the Student Business & Marketing Office and WKNC. Once hired, those editors assemble their respective teams for their year in office. The board will make those selections at its March 13 meeting, which will begin at 7 p.m. in Room 4280 of the Talley Student Union.

WKNC leads sessions at CBI San Antonio

CBI awards photoTwo WKNC students led educational sessions at College Broadcasters, Inc.'s sixth annual National Student Electronic Media Convention Nov. 2-3, 2017 in San Antonio. CBI San Antonio featured more than 100 breakout sessions and brought more than 400 students, advisers/managers and professionals to San Antonio for the three-day event.

As part of the educational mission of Student Media, WKNC publishes the students' summaries so others can learn from the conference.


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