Academic Catalog 2020-2021

Slippery Rock University

Radio and Television

WSRU Radio

WSRU RADIO - 88.1 FM is a student-owned and student-operated NCE radio station serving the campus community. Its format consists of popular contemporary artists, rock and roll, progressive rock, music and concert news, special features and local, national, and international news and sports. WSRU operates at 100 watts serving the Slippery Rock area 24/7, 365 days a year.


The Maltby Converged Media Center is home to the student-run digital news team, WSRU-TV, and serves as an experiential learning environment for broadcast production courses offered from the Communication Department. The center features a multicamera studio space, control room, Mac-based editing bays, podcast stations and professionally maintained, state-of-the-art equipment that is updated regularly to meet industry standards. Students at the center gain hands-on experience in every phase of the production process and build their portfolios as they prepare for internships and careers in the media industry.