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City Morgantown, West Virginia
Broadcast area Eastern Monongalia County, West Virginia
Branding "U92 FM"
Slogan "The New Music Pioneer"
Frequency 91.7 FM MHz
First air date 1982
Format College
Power 2,600 Watts
HAAT 55 meters (180 ft)
Class A
Transmitter coordinates 39°38′9.0″N 79°56′38.0″W / 39.635833°N 79.943889°W / 39.635833; -79.943889
Callsign meaning W West Virginia University
Owner West Virginia University
(West Virginia University Board of Governors)
Webcast WWVU-FM Webstream
Website WWVU-FM Online

WWVU-FM is a College formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Morgantown, West Virginia, serving Eastern Monongalia County, West Virginia.[1] WWVU-FM is owned and operated by West Virginia University.[2]


WWVU-FM transmission tower and antenna

WWVU-FM first went on the airwaves in 1982, and broadcasts alternative rock and college rock in its "regular rotation." The station currently has programs dedicated to jazz, metal, punk, hip hop, and other genres. [3]

CMJ Accolades[edit]

In 2015, WWVU-FM won the College Music Journal Station of the Year award. WWVU's Music Director, Elizabeth McIntyre, won Music Director of the Year. Hip-Hop Director, Cody Roane, won the Specialty Show Director of the Year award. Winning such honors places WWVU on record as one of the best college radio stations in North America.[4]

WWVU-FM accepts the 2015 College Music Journal award for Station of the Year in New York City.

CMJ Nominations[edit]

In 2015, WWVU was nominated for six College Music Journal awards. The six categories were Station of the Year, Music Director of the Year (Elizabeth McIntyre), Specialty Music Director of the Year (Cody Roane - Hip-Hop), Most Creative, Small Station Big Idea, and Most Improved.[5]

WWVU was nominated for three College Music Journal awards in 2013. One for Music Director of the Year, one for Best Community Resource and Biggest Improvement.[6][7]


  1. ^ "Arbitron Station Information Profiles". Nielsen Audio/Nielsen Holdings. Retrieved November 16, 2013. 
  2. ^ "WWVU Facility Record". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  3. ^ WWVU-FM http://u92.wvu.edu/programs. Retrieved 7 December 2015.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. ^ . CMJ https://www.cmj.com/2015-cmj-college-radio-award-winners/. Retrieved 3 November 2015.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help); Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. ^ . CMJ https://www.cmj.com/announcing-2015-cmj-college-radio-award-nominees/.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help); Missing or empty |title= (help)
  6. ^ Berry, Alec. "WWVU-FM Music Director Nominated for National Award". WV Living. New South Media, Inc. Retrieved 21 December 2013. 
  7. ^ "WWVU-FM nominated for three national college radio awards". WVU Today. West Virginia University. Retrieved 21 December 2013. 

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