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The winter holidays are special for family and friends to gather, sharing meals, gifts and fellowship.

WMKY appreciates you allowing us into your daily lives with local news and entertainment.

Please consider making a year-end, tax-deductible gift to WMKY.

Use our secure online gift form at http://www.wmky.org

The Community Advisory Board for Morehead State Public Radio (WMKY) will conduct its quarterly meeting on Wednesday, November 13, at 6:00 p.m.

The meeting will be held in MSPR’s studios, 132 Breckinridge Hall on the campus of Morehead State University. Meetings of the Community Advisory Board are open to the public.

Morehead State Public Radio broadcasts from the MSU campus on WMKY at 90.3 FM and online at: http://www.wmky.org

WMKY serves more than twenty counties throughout eastern Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia.

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Here we go….Day 1 of Morehead State Public Radio's Fall Fundraiser and Membership Drive.

Michelle Wallace is filling-in for Tony Pence today on Bluegrass Railroad, playing the best in bluegrass music until 2:00pm.

If you enjoy bluegrass music and listening to WMKY on the weekends, show your support of WMKY (90.3FM) by making a financial gift to Morehead State Public Radio.

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Morehead State Public Radio’s 2019 Fall Fundraiser and Membership Drive will be held Saturday, September 28 through Friday, October 4.

“This is our annual fall fundraiser and membership drive when we directly seek financial support from our listeners,” said Paul Hitchcock, MSPR general manager. “We’ll be asking WMKY listeners to step-forward with a financial gift to support our programming and student work-studies.”

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The Community Advisory Board for Morehead State Public Radio will conduct its quarterly meeting on Wednesday, May 8, at 6 p.m.

The meeting will be held in MSPR’s studios, located at 132 Breckinridge Hall on the Morehead State University campus. Meetings of the board are open to the public.

Morehead State Public Radio broadcasts from the MSU campus on WMKY at 90.3 FM and online at http://www.wmky.org

WMKY has serves more than 20 counties throughout eastern Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia.

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Double-scoop ice cream cone, extra innings in a baseball game, finding money under the seat cushion – all pleasant surprises of something extra.

Help Morehead State Public Radio get something extra simply by making a financial gift today during our MSPR’s Spring Fundraiser and Membership Drive today.

A long-time listener has offered a 12-Hour Challenge of $5,000.00 if we can match that challenge by 7PM today!

Hallmark

It's Happy Dance Time!

MSPR's Spring Fundraiser and Membership Drive is going well, but if you've yet to make your gift of support, have we got a deal for you!

Listen tomorrow (April 4) beginning at 7AM for a special 12-Hour Challenge. It's going to be epic!

If you can't wait until tomorrow or fear you might forget, make your gift now using our secure online form under the "Support Us" tab at the top of the page at www.wmky.org.

Thanks for listening to WMKY at 90.3FM.

Morehead Theatre Guild

The Morehead Theatre Guild has issued a Matching Challenge Gift of $500.00 this morning during Classical Music with Greg Jenkins.

Morehead State Public Radio’s (WMKY at 90.3FM) Spring Fundraiser and Membership Drive continues through Friday.

Krys Lynam, President of the Morehead Theatre Guild and Chair of MSPR’s Community Advisory Board is Greg’s co-host today until 11:00am. Help us meet this $500.00 challenge so we can “double the gift.”

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Dan Conti, former MSPR General Manager and retired Asst. News Director joins Classical Music with Greg Jenkins today during Day 4 of Morehead State Public Radio’s (WMKY, 90.3FM) Spring Fundraiser and Membership Drive. 

Become a new member or renew your support with a suggested gift of $25.00 or more.

Your tax-deductible gift helps support MSPR’s award-winning regional news programs such as Health Matters, Midday News, Mountain Edition, Open Mic and Shaping Appalachia.

Day 3 of Morehead State Public Radio's (WMKY - 90.3FM) Spring Fundraiser and Membership Drive.

Don’t wait until the final day. The fundraiser continues through Friday, April 5. Every dollar counts and every membership is important.

Your tax deductible gift supports local programming, daily operations and student work-studies.

Help support MSPR by becoming a new member or renew your gift today by calling 606-783-2001 and using the "Support Us" tab at: www.wmky.org

WCIV

Hey bluegrass fans, it's Day 2 of MSPR's Spring Fundraiser & Membership Drive. Michelle Wallace and Bluegrass Sunday is live until 2PM, playing your favorite bluegrass music and taking your requests.

Show your support of WMKY at 90.3FM by calling-in your financial gift today. Become a member or renew your membership in Morehead State Public Radio.

GitHub

Don't forget.....MSPR's Spring Fundraiser and Membership Drive begins tomorrow, March 30 and continues through Friday, April 5. 

Your tax-deductible financial gift supports WMKY's local and regional news and original music programming, student work-studies and daily operations.

Help us get a "jump start" by making a pledge online today!

Become a new member or renew your support of Morehead State Public Radio (WMKY, 90.3FM) using the secure and easy online pledge form found under the "Support Us" tab at: www.wmky.org

Illinois Family Action

Morehead State Public Radio's (WMKY at 90.3FM) Spring Fundraiser and Membership Drive begins this Saturday, March 30. 

WMKY relies on financial gifts from our listeners to provide funding for student work-studies, local programming and daily operations.

Gifts we receive during the fundraiser sustains WMKY's (90.3FM) operations for another six months and every dollar is used to provide regional news, music and community outreach.

Hawaii News

It’s the final day of Morehead State Public Radio’s Fall Fundraiser and Membership Drive.

Thanks to those who have called, stopped-by or made a gift online. There’s still time for you to support WMKY at 90.3FM, listener-supported public radio from Morehead State University.

Johnson City Press

Day 3 of Morehead State Public Radio’s (WMKY at 90.3FM) Fall Fundraiser and Membership Drive. 

We've received 51 gifts towards our goal of 200 members with $4,185 in gifts received towards our goal of $15,000. 

100% of your gift to MSPR this fall supports our student work-study program.

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One of Morehead State Public Radio’s most recognizable voices will be doing his last newscast this month.

Chuck Mraz, who came to Kentucky to work at WMKY in 1986, will retire at the end of the month after more than 30 years with the station.

“It has been a great ride,” said Mraz. “More than 30 years ago, I came to WMKY not knowing anyone in the area. After 30 years, I leave with a lot of friends and a lot of great memories.”

Greg Jenkins

Morehead State Public Radio (WMKY, 90.3FM) will take a nostalgic trip back to the past with a new program exploring the 'golden years of radio.'

Leon Smothers is the creator, writer and host of “That Was Radio.”

In addition to providing an overview of radio programs from the 1930s through 1950s, “That Was Radio” will go behind the programs to explore the personalities and events that inspired and shaped those programs. Along the way, the series will examine how the shows were made, and discuss their importance and impact on radio.

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Morehead State Public Radio (WMKY, 90.3FM) had announced the recipients of two station leadership awards.

Arlo Barnette is the recipient of the 2018 MSPR/CAB Student Leadership Award while Jacob Lindberg is the recipient of the 2018 MSPR Outstanding Student Award.

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Morehead State Public Radio’s 2018 Spring Fundraiser and Membership Drive will be held during the week of April 9 through 13.

“We hope to build on the success of our fall fundraiser by returning to a telethon-style event,” said Paul Hitchcock, MSPR general manager. “We’ll be asking listeners to step forward with a financial gift to support our local programming and operations.”

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Morehead State Public Radio has finalists in multiple categories in preliminary results from the Kentucky Associated Press Broadcast (KAPB) Contest.

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Morehead State Public Radio (MSPR) has announced three new members to its Community Advisory Board (CAB).

Joining the nine-member volunteer board are Collin Alexander, Shayla Ring and Jeanette Tesmer. The other board members are Katelyn Clark, Sarah Dailey, David Gregory, Krys Lynam, Steve O’Connor and Molly Smothers.

NPR

Morehead State Public Radio (WMKY, 90.3FM) has announced the addition of a Latino-based news and information program to its weekend lineup.

Latino USA is a weekly, one-hour program providing a platform for Latino voices and perspectives in the radio news landscape. Distributed by NPR, Latino USA airs Saturday mornings at 7 a.m.

Hosted by the award-winning journalist, news anchor and author Maria Hinojosa, the program specializes in news, culture and storytelling to inform Americans about the fastest-growing group in our country.

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Morehead State Public Radio’s 2017 Fall Fundraiser and Membership Drive was held Oct. 16 through 20.

The first live, on-air fundraiser in five years, listeners were asked to support the flagship station WMKY (90.3FM) with a financial gift to support local programming and operations. During the five-day fundraiser, more than $24,000 was raised from 250 new and renewing members.

Greg Jenkins

Morehead State Public Radio (WMKY 90.3FM) has announced the return of two programs to its weeknight lineup.

Audio Visions will air Thursdays from 8 until 10 p.m. and showcase a lively mix of college-based music styles. Student-hosted and produced, the program will feature independent artists, local music and information on Morehead State University events. Hosts for the show will be Arlo Barnette and Jacob Lindberg.

L.A. Parent

Morehead State Public Radio (MSPR) will celebrate the Labor Day weekend with special programs.

Among the specials are:

Sunday, Sept. 3, at 3 p.m. - "A Time For Tales" - The 19th Annual Cave Run Storytelling Festival takes place Sept. 29-30 at the Twin Knobs Recreation Area of Cave Run Lake. Host Carolyn Franzini presents this special program of “A Time For Tales,” a festival preview with stories by some of the featured tellers including Donald Davis, Linda Gorham, Bill Harley, Barbara McBride-Smith, Motoko and Ed Stivender.

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As his journalism career winds down, Morehead State Public Radio’s Dan Conti has written a book that chronicles his more than three decades as a broadcaster and revisits some of the stories he covered, wrote about and researched in later years.

Conti’s book “A Reporter’s Notebook and Other Stuff” by is a retrospective on big events, plus a few reflections on influential childhood experiences.

Language of Desires

In recognition of Memorial Day 2017, Morehead State Public Radio will broadcast special programming.

Sunday, May 28, 3 p.m. "Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame" - MSPR will present a program highlighting Kentucky writers. The Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame announced the 2017 Hall of Fame class at an induction ceremony at the Carnegie Center in Lexington. This is the fifth class to be inducted.

In recognition of Memorial Day 2017, Morehead State Public Radio will broadcast special programming.

Among the specials are:

Sunday, May 28, 3 p.m. "Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame" - MSPR will present a program showcasing Kentucky writers. The Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame announced the 2017 Hall of Fame class at an induction ceremony at the Carnegie Center in Lexington. This is the fifth class to be inducted.

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Morehead State Public Radio (WMKY, 90.3FM) earned a total of 11 awards in the professional and college divisions Saturday at the annual Kentucky Associated Press Broadcasters (KAPB) awards in Lexington.

The awards were announced for both professional and college contests.

The Community Advisory Board for Morehead State Public Radio will conduct its quarterly meeting on Wednesday, May 10, at 6 p.m.

The meeting will be held in the MSPR studios, located in Breckinridge Hall on the Morehead State University campus. Meetings of the board are open to the public.

Morehead State Public Radio broadcasts 24-hours a day from the MSU campus. WMKY (90.3 FM) serves as the flagship station for the network. MSPR serves more than 20 counties in Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia.

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