New WVCP Radio Show Highlights Life on Vol State Campus

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WVCP-FM 88.5 is a community radio station run by Volunteer State Community College. It has been serving the area with music, news, and public affairs programing for more than forty years. A new radio show will go into more depth about Vol State in a talk show format and podcast. The Vol State Chat will be airing weekly on Thursdays at noon on WVCP. The first show airs on August 12. It features interviews with students, faculty, and staff, highlighting interesting activities and academic work.

Vol State Celebrates 40 Years of WVCP Radio

George “BumperJack” Hurd in a break from his DJ duties on Vol State radio WVCP.

Students and volunteers came back to visit radio station WVCP on Saturday to celebrate the 40th anniversary of broadcasting on 88.5 FM. The Volunteer State Community College radio station took to the airwaves on January 4, 1979. Visitors toured the studios to see the many technology changes. The event brought in people from the last four decades to reminisce. Some had not seen each other in many years.

Vol State Offers New Digital Radio Concentration

Vol State student Katie Burke in the WVCP-FM studios on the campus in Gallatin.

Radio and podcasting are big parts of how people communicate these days. Aside from traditional over the air stations, radio now includes listening at work on the computer and following a favorite personality’s podcast for entertainment. Volunteer State Community College has added a new Digital Radio Media concentration to train students for radio and podcasting careers, as part of the Entertainment Media Production program.