|Broadcast area||Ann Arbor, Michigan |
|Slogan||A world of music. News in your neighborhood|
|Frequency||89.1 MHz (also on HD Radio)|
|First air date||December 8, 1965|
|Format||Analog/HD1: Jazz, Blues, Adult Alternative; HD2: All Jazz|
|Callsign meaning||Eastern Michigan University|
|Owner||Eastern Michigan University|
WEMU (89.1 WEMU) is the public broadcasting service of Eastern Michigan University.
A National Public Radio (NPR) affiliate whose primary market is Washtenaw County (Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti) and the surrounding area, WEMU carries the standard NPR news magazines All Things Considered and Morning Edition. In addition to other NPR and Public Radio International (PRI) information and cultural programming, WEMU has a primary music format of jazz and blues with specialty programs in Latin and roots music. The station has featured primarily a jazz format since February 1977, currently featuring locally produced music programs and overnight jazz programming from the WPLU produced Jazz 24. WEMU also hosts the EMU sports network and carries EMU football and basketball broadcasts.
WEMU began broadcasting at a frequency of 88.1 FM in 1965 from the Quirk Building; in 1976, the station moved to King Hall. In October 1977, WEMU changed to its current 89.1 FM frequency. Located online at WEMU.org, the station streams live 24 hours a day.
- Query the FCC's FM station database for WEMU
- Radio-Locator information on WEMU
- Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for WEMU
- Eastern Michigan University
- National Public Radio
- Public Radio International
- Michiguide.com - WEMU History
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