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Tim Emmons
Tim Emmons, director and general manager of Northern Public Radio since 1997, died at home Saturday after a long battle with colon cancer. He was 53. Emmons is survived by his wife, Charlene, their son, Daniel, and their daughter, Jordan. Funeral services are planned during the morning of Saturday, Feb. 25, at Christ Community Church,...
Seems like just yesterday that National Public Radio’s Carl Kasell was in town to help launch WNIJ, the news-talk station of Northern Public Radio. Twenty years later, WNIJ is stronger than ever, thanks to its loyal listeners and supporters. Join WNIJ in welcoming Kasell, the retired NPR newscaster and official “Wait, Wait … Don’t Tell...
As staff and faculty return for a new academic year enriched with guest speakers, special events and workshops, they are encouraged to consider the natural marketing partner available in Northern Public Radio. Two public radio stations licensed to Northern Illinois University provide access to the educated, engaged audience they want to reach. And, for a...
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Classical WNIU will host a two-day pledge drive from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, and Wednesday, March 23. To raise the funds necessary to keep commercial-free classical music on the air 24 hours a day, WNIU conducts several brief on-air fundraising campaigns each year with the goal of turning listeners into contributing...
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Classical WNIU and NPR News station WNIJ will launch separate year-end fundraising campaigns from Tuesday, Dec. 7, through Saturday, Dec. 11. These mini-drives provide one final opportunity for listeners to support their favorite public radio programming while earning a charitable giving tax credit for this calendar year. Classical WNIU (90.5FM) hosts its campaign from Tuesday,...
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To raise the funds necessary to keep classical music on the air full-time in the northern Illinois area, WNIU hosts several brief on-air fundraising campaigns each year with the goal of turning listeners into contributing members to help pay for the programming.  Consequently, WNIU will host a “One Day Wednesday” pledge drive between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesday,...
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