Tag Archives: National Public Radio

Live special celebrates WMOT’s 50th anniversary

It went live 50 years ago today as a student-run “educational radio station,” and MTSU’s WMOT-FM Roots Radio 89.5 is still focusing on informing its audience about great music and local, national and international news.

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WMOT Roots Radio launches ‘pop-up’ live music series

WMOT-FM Roots Radio 89.5 hosted its first Pop-Up Show at the Walnut House in Murfreesboro on Friday, Dec. 7. This show was open to WMOT members and their guests.

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Ann Power, NPR music critic, packs CPM for book talk

The Center for Popular Music brought “Good Booty” to campus on Jan. 29.

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WMOT “Wired In” crew made up of students and alums

The WMOT Wired In Series kicked off Feb. 28 live from the new venue Aurora Nashville.

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Americana artists welcome the transition of WMOT-FM to an Americana format by performing “Sittin’ On Top of the World." The vocalists are, from left to right, Will Hoge, Jim Lauderdale, Suzy Bogguss and Mike Farris. (MTSU photo by J. Intintoli)

WMOT-FM embraces new Americana music format

WMOT-FM, Middle Tennessee State University’s public radio station, is dramatically expanding its reach and range of music to launch a new format dedicated to Americana music and a new home on the dial for its current jazz format.

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Chris Nelson with NPR

MTSU alums apply their production skills at NPR

For many students who want to work in radio, landing a gig with National Public Radio would be a dream come true. Chris Nelson works as director of technology strategy at NPR’s headquarters in Washington D.C. and proudly calls MTSU his alma mater.

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