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Hiring: Assistant General Manager

The AGM will help further Ithaca Community Radio’s (ICR) mission, be an integral part of a positive organizational culture, build on the successes of the station’s first 8 years of operation, and take part in several exciting ongoing projects. The job offers an opportunity to take part in nearly every aspect of station management and operations.  Learn more and apply.

Station News and Events

Here are the latest announcements and opportunities to get involved in WRFI, follow along with us on this journey of serving Ithaca and Watkins Glen with community radio. We love hearing from you! Contact us anytime. 

Anti-Racism at WRFI

By Felix

We stand in solidarity with those who resist the systemic racism that has plagued the lives of black and indigenous people and people of color in this country for hundreds of years. And we affirm our support for those who are working for racial, social, and economic justice, and we affirm our core belief that…

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Swag Shop – Buy Classic WRFI Stuff!

By Felix

Holy cow! You can now buy older WRFI swag at steep discounts! These items were made for previous years’ fundraisers and we have just a few odds and ends left. Get ’em while they’re hot!

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Take a Sneak Peek at our 2019 Swag !

By Felix

2019 Fall Premium Preview: Ripple Effect Our waterways will always define our area—more than hotel and luxury housing development, more than traffic jams, more than politics or the culture wars. The 2019 “Ripple Effect” logo pays tribute to our beloved Finger Lakes. Water is life and unites us all. Celebrate community radio and our precious…

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2019 Marathon Swag

Check out the 2019 Fall Marathon premiums!

The 2019 "Ripple Effect" logo pays tribute to our beloved Finger Lakes. Water is life and unites us all. Celebrate community radio and our precious lakes with a sweet new tee shirt, tote bag, or camp mug. Make your one-time or recurring donation and let us say thanks by sending you a gift!

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Coronavirus Update, June 26, 2020

By WRFI News Staff | June 26, 2020

Looking at the local COVID-19 caseload, In Tompkins County there are no new cases as of Thursday and 1 active infection remains in the county, according to the Tompkins county health department. 165 of the 166 people infected with the virus in Tompkins have recovered. There are no new or active cases of the virus…

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Interim Producing Artistic Director David Winitsky on the Future of the Kitchen Theater [Audio]

By WRFI News Staff | June 26, 2020

WRFI News Team contributor Pamela Tan speaks with David Winitsky, the Kitchen Theater’s New Interim Producing Artistic Director. They discuss his ties to theater in Ithaca and his vision for the Kitchen in these unprecedented times.

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Coronavirus Update, June 25, 2020

By WRFI News Staff | June 25, 2020

When the Southern Tier enters phase 4 of reopening Friday, low-risk arts and entertainment facilities like museums, historical sites, zoos, botanical gardens, and art galleries will be able to open — under some restrictions. Phase 4 also allows the opening of film and tv production, higher education, professional sports without fans. In addition, gatherings of…

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Juneteenth Rally: Decriminalize, Demilitarize, Decarcerate Tompkins [AUDIO]

By WRFI News Staff | June 25, 2020

On Friday, June 19th, a rally called “Decriminalize, Demilitarize, Decarcerate Tompkins” was held at the Bernie Milton Pavilion in downtown Ithaca. Speakers and artists addressed local injustices within the criminal justice system, including incarceration, the court system, immigrant detention and policing. The rally was held on Juneteenth, which commemorates the June 19th 1865 announcement of…

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Coronavirus Update, June 24, 2020

By WRFI News Staff | June 24, 2020

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced that the Southern Tier, which includes Tompkins and Schuyler Counties, is among the five regions on track for phase 4 of reopening this Friday. Phase 4 allows the opening of film and tv production, higher education, professional sports without fans, and indoor and outdoor arts and entertainment. In…

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Coronavirus Update, June 23, 2020

By WRFI News Staff | June 23, 2020

Cornell University announced yesterday that two of the four committees appointed by President Martha Pollack have submitted their reports for plans for the fall semester. According to the Cornell Daily Sun, the 97 page report from the Committee on Teaching Re-activation Operations gave the first glimpse at some of the possible changes coming to the…

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