Academic Catalog 2023-2024

Slippery Rock University

Radio and Television

WSRU Radio

WSRU-FM 88.1 is a student owned and operated FCC regulated radio station and podcast studio on campus. It gives students hands-on experience in all aspects of radio and audio production including on-air, sports play-by-play, promotions, and event planning all under the guidance of a faculty advisor. WSRU-FM operates out of 009 Strain Safety Building and is open to students from any major.


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.