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.
Hiring: WRFI News Director (Part-Time) WRFI is seeking to hire a part-time news director who will oversee and develop news programming at the station and who will train and direct volunteers and interns within the news department. The station is also currently accepting proposals for news content collaborations. While this is a temporary hire to…Read More
Our new audio player is live on the website and is packed with features designed to enhance your online listening experience. The player not only streams our live content, but it also displays the current and next shows, the daily calendar, and other important information from your community radio station. To check it out click…Read More
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Daily features and interviews from our community
Cory Cochrane hosts a discussion with Cornell student organizers Kim Cardenas and Tiffany Fotopoulos about the disappearance of 43 students from a teacher training college in Ayotzinapa, Mexico on September 26th, 2014, four months ago. The discussion originally aired on Tuesday, January 27th, 2015.Read More
Samuel Whitehead talks with George McGonigal, First Ward Alderperson for the City of Ithaca, about why he got into politics, his thoughts on a pay increase for Common Council members, his take on approach affordable housing in the city, and his hopes for the Chain Works district. This interview originally aired on the January…Read More
Samuel Whitehead and Aryeal Jackson talk with the Ithaca Voice‘s Jeff Stein about Ithaca’s continued work to make its streets safe for large trucks. This interview originally aired on the January 22nd, 2015 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.Read More
Lori Sonken and Aryeal Jackson talk with attorney Sujata Gibson about her work defending the protestors blockading the Crestwood Midstream LPG storage facility near Seneca Lake. This interview originally aired on the Janaury 20th, 2015 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.Read More
Samuel Whitehead talks with Cynthia Brock, First Ward Alderperson for the City of Ithaca, about why she got into politics, how the Common Council is looking to improve the Community Investment Incentive Tax Abatement Program, and about her continued concerns over the Stone Quarry affordable housing development. This interview originally aired on the January 19th,…Read More
Samuel Whitehead talks with the Ithaca Times‘ Michael Nocella about what happened during the 61 hour standoff in Danby at the start of 2015 and how the community has reacted. This interview originally aired on the January 15th, 2015 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.Read More