Station Announcement
3:10 pm
Tue November 5, 2013

WFIT's Market Day November 12th

WFIT 89.5 FM will host a Market Day Tuesday Nov. 12, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the Crawford Green,  next to Florida Tech’s Crawford Building on University Boulevard.  A potpourri of products will be available for purchase from a variety of local vendors.

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Culture
2:53 pm
Tue November 5, 2013

Native Rhythms Festival November 8 - 10

The Indian River Flute Circle and Native Heritage Gathering, Inc. proudly present the fifth annual gathering of the Native Rhythms Festival. This three day festival, held at Wickham Park, honors the culture of the indigenous peoples of the Americas through music, and especially the music of the Native American Flute.  To find out more, listen to this edition of Linking the Arts.

Lakshmi Singh is midday newscaster for NPR. She joined NPR's award-winning Newscast Unit in 2000.

North Country Public Radio/Champlain Valley reporter for the Innovation Trail

Sarah Harris covers the Champlain Valley for Innovation Trail. She was an assistant teacher for the first class of the Transom Story Workshop in Woods Hole, Massachusetts.  Sarah's work has aired on NPR's All Things Considered, Morning Edition and Weekend Edition. Sarah is a 2010 recipient of the Middlebury Fellowship in Environmental Journalism, has lived abroad in the Maldives and Nepal, and is a graduate of Middlebury College.

Lynn Hatter is a  Florida A&M University graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism . Lynn serves as reporter/producer for WFSU since 2007 with education and health care issues as her key coverage areas.  She is a member of the Capital Press Corps and has participated in the NPR Kaiser Health News Reporting Partnership and NPR Education Initiative.  When she’s not working, Lynn spends her time watching sci-fi and action movies, writing her own books, going on long walks through the woods, traveling and exploring antique stores. Follow Lynn Hatter on twitter @HatterLynn.

Phone: (850) 487-3086  x367

Station Announcement
11:01 am
Fri November 1, 2013

Pianist Peter Zak On Freedom In The Groove

Pianist Peter Zak on Freedom In The Groove, Monday, November 4th at 10 p.m.

From his prowess as a powerful musician/composer to his exceptional skills as an educator, it’s easy to see why pianist Peter Zak is an integral part of the New York City jazz scene. Peter will be joining us on Freedom in the Groove for a live interview to discuss his brand new album, The Eternal Triangle.

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Stephanie joined WUWM in September 2008 as the Coordinating Producer of the locally produced weekday magazine program Lake Effect.

Stephanie began her career as an editorial assistant at her hometown newspaper, The Oyster Bay Guardian, on Long Island, NY. She fell in love with radio while working in the news department of Northwestern Universityâ» Contact Lake Effect

WFIT Features
1:55 pm
Wed October 30, 2013

Hosting The Hosts: Fred Migliore

Welcome to the first edition of Hosting the Hosts! In each of these web exclusives, you'll read stories told a little by station intern Drew Lacy and a lot by the hosts of your favorite shows. In this first edition, learn more about FM Odyssey host Fred Milgiore and how his show became the fan favorite that is is today.

Fred Migliore arrived in the studio for our interview barefoot, flanked by a golden retriever named Zero who announced the pair’s entrance with a booming bark.

“It’s kind of like putting the vacuum cleaner on in reverse,” Fred said, describing the experience of turning the tables to be the interviewee rather than interviewer. Zero circled below the desk with the occasional huff or sigh to request a scratch behind the ears.

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Podcasts
12:18 pm
Wed October 30, 2013

Alien Invasion? War Of The Worlds’ 75th Anniversary

Today is the 75th anniversary of Orson Welles’ broadcast of War of the Worlds that set off a panic nationwide as people prepared for a Martian invasion.  In this podcast, Wes Sumner talks with Hakeem Oluseyi about the possibility of an alien invasion. Oluseyi is an internationally respected astrophysicist.  He holds master’s and doctoral degrees from Stanford, travels the world discussing galactic structure and has been featured on the Discovery Channel and National Geographic.

Patrick began as an intern at WNPR in the spring of 2009. Prior to radio, he worked as a reporter in Connecticut and central Massachusetts.

He holds a master's degree in social sciences from the University of Chicago. His work has been featured on NPR's Weekend Edition and All Things Considered. 

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