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WUFT 89.1 FM/WJUF- 90.1 FM

Florida's 89.1

Students interested in learning radio broadcasting can start with WUFT's Florida's 89.1. The station reaches 17 counties in North Central Florida and it's a National Public Radio (NPR) affiliate. Florida's 89.1 features local, state, national and international news, politics, sports and entertainment through different programs. The station recruits writers, broadcasters, producers, anchors and managing directors for the programs it features. The station features a local edition of the NPR show "All Things Considered" where students write and produce the show. The station hosts other programs that allow students to learn and practice their communication skills.

Noticias

One of the programs featured in Florida's 89.1 is Noticias. Students interested in writing or broadcasting in Spanish can start with Noticias. This program was created for the Spanish-speaking audience in North Central Florida. Students write readers and create wraps about local, state, national and international news. The program covers current events, but focuses on topics that impact Hispanics. The program also features sports, weather and a local event calendar. The program recruits writers, reporters and anchors/producers. Noticias goes on every Saturday from 6 to 6:30 a.m.

Radio Reading Service

Another program featured in Florida's 89.1 is the Radio Reading Service. Students interested in radio broadcasting can start with the Radio Reading Service. This program was created for the blind and visually impaired audience in North Central Florida. Students broadcast readings of local, state, national and international newspapers. The program broadcasts readings about news, politics, sports and lifestyle topics. The program is received by listeners who qualify to burrow free special radio receivers. The program recruits broadcasters to read in a prerecorded format.