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Former WRKE host now at national TV network.

Former WRKE student host Jamella Foster has stuck with broadcasting as a career and his now a production assistant at sports network ESPN in Bristol, Connecticut. Before ESPN, Jamella worked as a communications assistant for the NFL Washington Team.“My experience at Roanoke really gave me the footing I needed to launch my career,” she said, noting the weekly WRKE radio show she hosted, and the […]

Rick Mattioni

September 28th, 2021

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WRKE’s FM 100.3 Signal.

WRKE’s FM 100.3 Signal.

Our broadcast signal reaches nearly 52,000 residents. Our online “live audio” stream reaches listeners anywhere there’s an Internet connection. To date, we’ve recorded more than 40 countries where listeners locked on our stream.

Rick Mattioni

August 6th, 2021

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Want a more robust WRKE signal around Salem and Roanoke? The Federal Communications Commission is accepting “Comments” until June 21 in support of Low Power FM stations such as WRKE to increase their transmitting power from 100 to 250 watts. It’s called “Simple LP250”. You can file a comment through this link https://www.fcc.gov/ecfs/filings/expressAll that’s required is filling out the fields with an asterisk (*) including […]

Rick Mattioni

June 13th, 2021

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WRKE Names New Program Director

It’s our pleasure to announce that Alexis Samuels will be WRKE’s next Program Director. Lexi is a Communications major in her junior year and has been WRKE’s Assistant Program Director since last Spring. She’s also been one of the station’s “trainers” since her sophomore year at Roanoke and elsewhere on campus held leadership positions for Alpha Kappa Chi. As a senior in high school, Lexi […]

Zach

April 13th, 2021

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New Shows 2020-2021

With the start of a new semester comes the beginning of shows new and old here at WRKE. From freshman to senior, it’s never too late to start a show at WRKE, just ask Joyelle Ronan. She’s a senior communications major with a screen studies concentration, and she hosts “Off the Beaten Tracks”. Her love of all things communications brought her to WRKE where her […]

alexissamuels

January 31st, 2021

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