WKNC staff raise money for Habitat for Humanity

WKNC 88.1 FM was one of 16 North Carolina State University organizations that raised money for the N.C. State chapter of Habitat for Humanity by participating in the annual Shack-a-thon. Groups constructed shacks out of wood and other materials and spent the week living on the campus's brickyard to raise money and awareness for Habitat.

Student Media photographer finalist for national award

award winning photo of a student drinking beer at a tailgate

Rob Bradley, a senior in Communication Media Studies and senior photographer with the N.C. State Student Media, was named a finalist in the national Photo Excellence Awards sponsored by the Associated Collegiate Press. His photo, published in the Technicianstudent newspaper and the Agromeck yearbook, was a fish-eye shot of a group of students drinking beer while tailgating.

Business staff recognized at regional conference

Student Media advertising director, Robbie Williams, a senior in business management, was recognized at the regional Southern University Newspapers conference in Norfolk, Vir. Sept. 29. Williams, who hosted a roundtable discussion for first-time ad manager, was recognized for the best "adea" at the conference — bundling media.

WKNC named 'Best of the Triangle'

Readers of The Independent Weekly voted WKNC 88.1 FM top radio station in its annual "Best of the Triangle" reader survey. The paper also named WKNC's 'Rochester' the best radio DJ.

"We have been really fortune to have a great staff this past year," said Brian Ware, who became general manager in April. "We still have a great staff and will continue to work to be the best radio station in the Triangle. Keep listening because we won't disappoint you."


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