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ITHACA, N.Y. — Are you worried about the state of independent, nonprofit news? Do you want to tell stories that matter, learn how to make radio, and hang out with some of the best people ever?

Thankfully, community radio is for everybody, including YOU.

WRFI Community Radio is holding a recruitment night at the Tompkins County Public Library! From 7:30-8:30 p.m. on Thurs., Sep. 5th, meet the folks who make the news and music happen at WRFI and learn how you can get involved.

Can’t make it but want to learn more about being a WRFI Community Radio volunteer? Contact our news team director, Michayla Savitt, at

As a volunteer radio journalist, you can be part of a team of community members and …

  • Produce original features (podcast nerds, this is your moment)
  • Interview and host on-air
  • Research and write

No experience necessary (We love to teach and learn, here) and all backgrounds, identities, ages, and interests are welcome! Whatever your interests are, you are invited to join us.

Who knows? You may soon have the skills to make the next great podcast. And we LOVE teaching people how to make radio!

WRFI Community Radio News is run almost entirely on the great work and smooth voices of local volunteers.

Looking forward to seeing you there! Until then, catch us on 88.1 in Ithaca, 91.9 Watkins Glen, or streaming online at every weekday at 6 p.m.

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