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7:35 am
Mon October 22, 2012

Northern Public Radio's Interim Director Made Permanent

Northern Public Radio Director and General Manager Staci Hoste

Northern Public Radio’s interim Director and General Manager is now permanent.  Staci Hoste succeeds Tim Emmons, who died last February.  She’ll continue to lead WNIJ, Classical WNIU and NIRIS, a reading service for the visually impaired.  Hoste joined the organization in 2008 as its Development Director, or chief fundraiser.  She says raising money will remain a priority for her.

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New Show!
7:26 am
Sat October 6, 2012

Bullseye Debuts This Weekend on WNIJ!

WNIJ is pleased to announce the addition of a new program to our weekend schedule:  Bullseye!  It debuts this Sunday afternoon at 5pm.


Bullseye is a public radio show about what's good in popular culture. With a keen editorial eye, Bullseye sifts the wheat from the chaff, and brings you hot culture picks, in-depth interviews with the most revered and revolutionary creative people and irreverent original comedy. This weekend, the show features an interview with enigmatic soul singer Syl Johnson.

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3:36 am
Fri May 18, 2012

Charlotte's Web for the Performing Arts 40th Anniversary Celebration

It's been FORTY YEARS since Charlotte's Web for the Performing Arts first started connecting Rockford to fascinating artists and musicians from all over the world! Join WNIJ and Charlotte's Web in celebrating this milestone Saturday, June 2nd with music and fun starting at 1! The Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center campus sets not one but two stages to showcase the likes of James Lee Stanley, Bonnie Kolac, Miles Nielsen, Ernie Hendrickson and many others for this full-day fest in Rockford.

Northern Public Radio Remembers Tim Emmons
3:22 pm
Sun February 19, 2012

Tim Emmons, 1958 - 2012

Northern Public Radio is sad to report the passing of Tim Emmons, who died February 18th after a nearly four-year battle with cancer.

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