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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.
Sadly, after several years of fruitful partnership, Radio Free America (RFA) has ceased operations. For the time being this will mean that WRFI has no comprehensive archiving of its local programs. News features are still being posted. Please rest assured that we are working to find a solution as quickly as we can. The free…Read More
Forums, initiatives, and more July 20, 6-7pm on WRFI Which Way Forward: Conversations on Systematic Oppression Hosted by Godfrey Simmons; Featuring panelists Fabina Benites The coronavirus crisis has highlighted and exacerbated long-standing, racial and social inequities. Now, the police killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and others have ignited renewed outrage and mobilization against systemic…Read More
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Latest from the WRFI News Team
Daily features and interviews from our community
The historic $2 trillion stimulus plan called CARES Act (Corona Aid, Relief and Economic Security) was signed two weeks ago. New York Congressman Tom Reed and candidate Tracy Mitrano offer comments on homeowner mortgage relief, household internet pricing and inter-hospital equipment sharing. WRFI news team member Fred Balfour reports.Read More
As of today, New York State now has nearly 160,000 cases of the novel coronavirus, according to the state department of health. There are 7 confirmed cases of the virus in Schuyler County. In Tompkins County, there are 107 confirmed cases of COVID-19. According to the county health department, 76 of those cases have since…Read More
It was announced Wednesday that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, All New York residents will be able to vote absentee on the June 23rd primaries. This comes as New York Governor Andrew Cuomo also directed the Department of Labor to make $600 in additional weekly unemployment benefits available, and extend the period of time covered…Read More
It was announced Tuesday by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo that the State Department of Health has developed a test that would help determine whether state residents are developing immunity to the COVID-19 virus. This could have impacts on when an individual could possibly return to the workplace or classroom. Additionally, the Governor announced that…Read More
It was announced Monday that the state mandate New York on PAUSE is now extended through April 29. Schools and non-essential businesses will remain closed through that date. Schools across Tompkins County were previously ordered to be closed through April 13. In a letter from Ithaca City School District Superintendent Luvelle Brown to the community…Read More