Station Announcement

Meet EJ Castor - WFIT Station Intern

Feb 25, 2015

WFIT is pleased to introduce station intern, EJ Castor.

EJ Castor is originally from northwest Texas. She left Texas two weeks after High School graduation and moved to Heidelberg, Germany. For the next year, she worked in the Heidelberg American community to pay for opportunities to travel throughout Europe. 

WFIT’s Spring Fund Drive kicked off Friday, March 6th and will run through Sunday, March 15. As a member-supported public radio station, WFIT conducts two fund drives a year .

This is your opportunity to show support for the music, interviews, NPR news, events and services that WFIT provides as your public radio station.

WFIT's Spring 2015 Fund Drive marks the station's 40th consecutive year of broadcasting!

Click here to make a donation now!

A Taste of Jazz welcomes critically acclaimed Lenore Raphael to the studio on Monday, February 16 at 7 p.m. Host Dave Fries will conduct a short interview which will be followed by a 45 minute set with Lenore and her trio.

Lenore Raphael has been described as one the most swinging mainstream pianists today. Having been influenced by Oscar Peterson, Bud Powell and Bill Evans, Lenore has combined those styles and created her very own recognizable sound.

WFIT mourns the loss of local music legend Austin Pettit who passed away quietly with his family by his side on January 24.

Honoring the wishes of the Austin Pettit Family, there will be a CELEBRATION OF LIFE in memory of legendary guitarist Austin Pettit on Saturday, February 7th, from 1-5pm at the Cocoa Beach Country Club Pavilion (off Minutemen Cowy). Please bring your coolers, BYOB. Food available. The Groove Shoes, the last of many great bands Austin played with, will perform and feature some special guests. At 5:47 (sunset) the family will gather on the beach for a prayer.

Monday, January 19 is Martin Luther King Jr. Day and the Brevard community is honoring Dr. King with a variety of events and celebrations. Dr. King was an American pastor, activist, humanitarian, and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement.  

Signed into law in 1983,  the day took on a deeper meaning in 1994 when Congress named Martin Luther King Jr. Day a national day of service