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WRKE ranked nationally among campus radio stations!

In the 2023 edition of the Princeton Review of 388 colleges and universities, WRKE earned a #14 ranking. The rankings in the Princeton Review are based on students’ answers to the survey question, “How popular is the college radio station?” Congratulations and job well done to all of our students, past and current, who contribute to WRKE’s success and well-earned national recognition. Best College Radio […]

Rick Mattioni

August 26th, 2022

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The Academy Visits WRKE

Kids from The Academy which serves at-risk youth and their families in the Roanoke Valley by providing a free private school education stopped by the WRKE studios as part of a visit to Roanoke College. We enjoyed having them stop by and look forward to having them come back for a return visit.

Rick Mattioni

November 21st, 2022

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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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WRKE Names New Program Director

It’s our pleasure to announce that James Persons is WRKE’s Program Director. James takes the reigns of the lead student position at WRKE from Lexi Samuels who graduated in May of 2022. Joining James in a student leadership role is Maddie Fetterolf taking over as Assistant Program Director. Congratulations James and Maddie and best wishes Lexi!

Rick Mattioni

April 13th, 2021

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