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WNIU 90.5 FM is pleased to present the world-renowned Avalon String Quartet. Quartet-in-residence at Northern Illinois University School of Music, Avalon has established itself as one of the country’s leading chamber music ensembles. WNIU is proud to feature the Avalon String Quartet from NIU’s Boutell Memorial Concert Hall on Monday, Feb. 20. This broadcast is...
NIU-Rockford
Beginning Oct. 1, WNIJ 89.5 FM will conduct its Rockford activities from NIU’s regional center at 8500 E. State St. WNIJ is one of two stations managed by Northern Public Radio, part of the Division of Outreach, Engagement and Regional Development at NIU, which currently has studios on the NIU campus in DeKalb and at...
Northern Public Radio is seeking submissions from visual artists in our listening area to be featured in the 2017 WNIJ/WNIU wall calendar. Regional visual artists working in any medium are invited to enter one original work for consideration. This is the second year for the calendar, which presents a different artist each month. WNIJ/WNIU developed...
Northern Public Radio, home to 89.5 WNIJ and Classical WNIU, wants you to make a date with a local artist – make that 14 local artists whose work is featured in the Northern Public Radio 2016 wall calendar now available for purchase. “This calendar project is just one of our locally focused art programs, which...
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Northern Public Radio, home to 89.5 WNIJ and Classical WNIU, is looking for original art by local artists to feature in the 2016 Northern Public Radio wall calendar. All visual artwork is eligible for consideration, including painting, sculptures, mixed media, photography and more. “We have incredibly talented artists who live and work throughout northern Illinois...
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Northern Public Radio and the Rockford Symphony Orchestra opened a new collaborative space partnership in their current Riverfront Museum Park location at 711 N. Main Street in Rockford. An open house to showcase the new space is scheduled from 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, from 3 to 6 p.m. “The mission of...
Staci Hoste
Staci Hoste, named director and general manager of Northern Public Radio exactly one year ago, was honored Thursday night as one of the Rockford Chamber of Commerce’s “Twenty People You Should Know.” Hoste and the 19 others “contribute to the civic, economic and cultural vitality of the Rockford area,” according to the chamber. “These are...
BART Bike For The Arts poster
Up for a bike ride with fellow public radio fans supporting the arts in the northern Illinois community? Northern Public Radio invites listeners to “Bike for the Arts” (aka “BART!”), scheduled Saturday, Sept. 7, in Rockford. Register as part of the WNIJ-WNIU Team to enjoy special perks such as a team photo, the station logo...
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Members of the WNIJ-WNIU listening community are invited to two upcoming “Open House Tours” at the NIU Broadcast Center, 801 N. First St. in DeKalb. Drop in at any time during either of two sessions: Wednesday, Aug. 7: 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10: 9 a.m. to noon Get a staff-guided tour of the station, a...
Robert K. “Bert” Gray
Northern Public Radio has named Robert K. “Bert” Gray as its new development director. Gray is a seasoned public- and not-for-profit agency administrator and fundraiser. He brings experience in communications, marketing, planning, personnel and project management to the NIU-based broadcast service consisting of WNIJ (89.5 FM), WNIU (90.5 FM) and NIRIS (Northern Illinois Radio Information...
Staci Hoste
Staci Hoste has been named director and general manager of Northern Public Radio, the five-station network owned and operated by NIU. Hoste served as interim director after the February 2012 death of her predecessor, the late Tim Emmons. When it became clear that Emmons would not survive his cancer, he worked closely with Hoste to craft...
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WNIJ/WNIU (Northern Public Radio) will host a “Business After Hours” in conjunction with both the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce and the Sycamore Chamber of Commerce. The event will take place from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 10, at the NIU Broadcast Center, 801 N. First St. in DeKalb. Plans include studio tours, door prizes,...
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