Updated Production Studios

Pics show Studio “A” (production & control for Studio “B”) and Studio “B” (performance/podcasts recording). Both studios are located on the top floor of Colket Student Center. Our on-air studio remains near the Center’s front entrance. Thanks go to our tech Mitch Petersen who designed, installed and wired our newly updated production studios!

Rick Mattioni

January 23rd, 2020

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Outgoing Program Director’s Open Letter to the WRKE Community

It is so hard to believe my four years at Roanoke College are almost over. It is even harder to believe my 2 years as Program Director have come to an end. I came to Roanoke College in a true last minute (last 24 hour) decision. It was supposed to be a temporary place for a semester to regroup and figure out where I wanted […]


December 15th, 2018

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WRKE DJ Launches WRKE Instagram Page

Salem, VA– WRKE has entered a new social scene, thanks to Mary Rose Stark ’21, host of WRKE’s Midnight Coffee. “Mary Rose came to me with the idea and I loved it,” Program Director Elijah Wilhelm said. “She has a great style and vibe on her show, and I’m excited to see how that vibe can come out on a corporate level for the station.” “Social […]


January 26th, 2018

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In Memorial: Allison Parker and Adam Ward

WRKE (Salem, VA) – Today WRKE and the world remember two fallen members of the media from the Roanoke area. Allison Parker and Adam Ward were tragically taken from us two years ago today, live on air during a report in Moneta, Virginia. Parker grew up in Martinsville, Virginia and graduated from JMU. Ward grew up in Botetourt but his family says he was truly a […]


August 26th, 2017

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