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Article in BU Today and Bostonia!

If you haven’t checked it out already, BU Today published an article about our 2012 CMJ Station of the Year award. Bostonia also republished the article in their January online edition. Read up on it here!  

We Won Station of the Year at CMJ!

As most of you have probably heard by now, WTBU took home Station of the Year at last night’s award ceremony in NYC. Big thanks to everyone for putting all those extra hours in to make our station a fun and quirky place to listen to music, sports, etc. Even though this is the biggest honor in our industry, we’re not stopping here. This is just a stepping stone to get more listeners, resources and ultimately improve the station. Prove to everyone that we really are the best station in the US, and gain some dedicated fans along the way…. click headline to Read More


CMJ, a weekly music-business trade magazine, released its nominees for its 2012 CMJ College Radio Awards today. WTBU, the student-run radio station of Boston University, notched four nominations, including the top honor, “Station of the Year.” “It’s great to get recognized for all the work we put in over the last year,” said WTBU general manager Matt Paterno. “We’ve been doing a lot of innovative things, both on- and off-air, and it looks like the rest of the community is starting to catch on.” WTBU faces Concordia University’s CJLO, University of Minnesota Twin Cities’ KUOM, and Michigan State University’s WDBM… click headline to Read More

Intern Training Checklist

Hey DJs! You can find the intern training checklist to make sure you’re covering all the bases: Intern Checklist Email if you have any questions.

Hospital Blues on Left of the Dial

Hospital Blues, a kickin’ indie-punk rawk band from the hills of Central Pennsylvania, will be rocking out in studio on Friday at Left of the Dial. They’re a pretty new band. I was there when they had some of their first practices – they hadn’t decided a name yet; I gave The Hospital Blues my vote – and had the distinct honor to be at their first show at Treasure Island (a very nice house with very punk basement shows in Clarion, PA). They’ve got a sick sound, a sort of synthesis of the fortes of their respective members. Folk punk,… click headline to Read More

100+ Interns Join Our Staff!

This semester our WTBU family will have more than 100 new interns/ djs-in-training. Welcome newbies!

Winners at the Spring 2011 WTBU Awards!

Congratulations to all the winners at the Spring 2011 WTBU Awards! Some notable wins included Chris Weiseman for Intern of the Semester (on The Show About Nothing) and High Fidelity for the Lifetime Achievement Award. The Awards also featured musical performances by Fort! the Band and Lauren Hurley, as well as a special guest performance by WTBU’s own Hartley Abdekalimi. The Sports Department also announced their new Director at the awards, senior DJ Tyler Murray.