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.
WRFI was recently honored by the New York State Broadcasters Association with a 2019 Excellence in Broadcasting Award for “The Loneliness Radio Project.” We are thrilled to say we won a first place statewide award in the category of Outstanding Public Affairs Program or Series and are so proud of all our collaborators who made…Read More
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
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Daily features and interviews from our community
Samuel Whitehead talks with the Ithaca Times’ Michael Nocella about how Ithaca’s transfer of one of its parking lots essentially gives a developer the go-ahead to build new “hip” hotel in the city. This conversation originally aired on the November 13th, 2014 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.Read More
Samuel Whitehead speaks with WRFI’s new general manager Felix Teitelbaum about how he first got interested in community radio and how he hopes to help the station grow. This interview originally aired on the October 31st, 2014 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.Read More
Among the rolling the hills of Newfield sits the Greensprings Natural Cemetery Preserve. Greensprings is a green–or natural–cemetery, which means they work to make sure a burial has as little negative environmental impact as possible. But Greensprings is also a nature preserve–by burying people in select portions of their hundred acres, they’re working to ensure…Read More
Earlier this week, Rev: Ithaca Startup Works opened its doors. Rev is a joint-effort of Cornell University, Ithaca College, and Tompkins Cortland Community College (TC3), and everyone involved says the incubator will help boost the local economy by supporting up-and-coming entrepreneurs. To get a better sense of how Rev might make this happen, Producer Samuel…Read More
Samuel Whitehead speaks with Tompkins County Solid Waste Manager Barbara Eckstrom about Tompkins County Solid Waste’s growing composting program. This interview originally aired on the September 22nd, 2014 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.Read More