KWCR Wildcat Radio
Learn how media operations are run in the competitive media world
What is KWCR Wildcat Radio?
The student staff runs the day-to-day operation of this radio station with about 40 volunteer announcers who come from all areas of the university. They include majors from communication, business, marketing, English, management, computer science, electronic engineering, pre-law, and social work, just to name a few. Each student has a unique opportunity to be involved in the operation of the station. KWCR offers hands-on experience in sales, promotion, public speaking, business management, research, marketing, and other commercial activities.
What You Will Learn
The staff of KWCR Wildcat Radio also gains insight with respect to how a media operation is run in the competitive media world. With the ability to operate the station similar to a commercial station, students gain a unique set of skills and insights needed to compete in the job market after leaving Weber State.
At KWCR, everyone is free to be involved in most every aspect of our operation. Students learn management skills, organizational techniques, interpersonal communication, social media, content generation, public relations skills and much more. KWCR broadcasts 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and the responsibility for accomplishing this feat lies in the dedication of its student operators. The knowledge acquired through these activities prepares each student with the abilities to become more successful in all aspects of life.
Are the Students Paid?
Students who contribute to KWCR Wildcat Radio may receive a partial or full tuition waiver. Students gain professional experience and have the option of receiving college credit by taking a related class, Comm 3891.