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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. 

From left to right, at NYSBA Luncheon in Binghamton on Apr. 18: WRFI General Manager Felix Teitelbaum; News Director Laura Rosbrow-Telem; Producer Elena Piech; Producer Skylar Eagle; and Ithaca Voice Managing Editor Kelsey O'Connor. Photo credit: Ofri Telem

WRFI Wins NYSBA Award for Outstanding Public Affairs Program or Series for ‘The Loneliness Radio Project’

By WRFI News Staff

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…

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Hiring: WRFI News Director – Apply by April 15, 2019

By Felix

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…

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Ithaca College Freshman MLK Scholar Visits Civil Rights Monuments: Selma, Montgomery

By WRFI News Staff

Every year, a group of MLK scholars is selected at Ithaca College to pursue social change and educate their peers on injustices. The freshmen travel south, steeping themselves in the history of American racial injustice and the events of the civil rights era, and speaking with people who worked alongside Martin Luther King jr. They…

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Daily features and interviews from our community

Susan Currie – TCPL’s Sesquicentennial Celebration – April 3rd, 2014

By admin | April 3, 2014

Samuel Whitehead talks with Susan Currie, the Director of the Tompkins County Public Library, about the library’s 150th birthday. This interview originally aired on the April 3rd, 2014 broadcast of WRFI Community Radio News.

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Tom Shevory and Patricia Zimmerman – FLEFF – March 26th, 2014

By admin | March 26, 2014

Samuel Whitehead talks with Tom Shevory and Patricia Zimmerman of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival about the event’s history and what’s in store for its 17th iteration. This interview originally aired on the March 26th, 2014 broadcast of WRFI Community Radio News.

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Ithaca Fixers Collective – March 13th, 2014

By WRFI News Staff | March 13, 2014

Samuel Whitehead talks with Diane Cohen,  Executive Director of Finger Lakes ReUse, and other members of the Ithaca Fixers Collective. This interview originally aired on the March 13th, 2014 broadcast of WRFI Community Radio News.

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Jason Otero and Samantha Hillson – Ithaca Public Art Commission – March 6th, 2014

By WRFI News Staff | March 6, 2014

Samuel Whitehead talks with Jason Otero and Samantha Hillson of the Ithaca Public Art Commission about the group’s work in the community and the 21 Boxes project. This interview originally aired on the March 6th, 2014 broadcast of WRFI Community Radio News.

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Nancy Ostman – “Historic Coverlets Unwrapped” – February 27th, 2014

By WRFI News Staff | February 27, 2014

Samuel Whitehead interviews Nancy Ostman of the Tompkins County Quilters Guild about the exhibit “Historic Coverlets Unwrapped,” which runs at The History Center in Tompkins County until April 5th, 2014. This interview originally aired on the February 27th, 2014 broadcast of WRFI Community Radio News.

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John Spence – Executive Director of the Community Arts Partnership – February 14th, 2014

By WRFI News Staff | February 14, 2014

Samuel Whitehead interviews John Spence, the Executive Director of the Community Arts Partnership of Tompkins County. Originally aired on WRFI Community Radio News on February 14th, 2014.  

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