Chattanooga’s NPR affiliate radio station WUTC-FM 88.1 achieved its $55,000 fall pledge drive goal early, thanks to 234 contributors—including two individuals who each pledged $11,000 in support.
“Tennessee Valley Across the Table,” a series of recorded conversations that debuts June 6 on WUTC-FM 88.1, follows the same format as “One Small Step,” setting up conversations between two people whose ideas—be they political, social, religious or otherwise—suggest the pair have diametrically opposed viewpoints. The only rule for participation was that conversation must remain civil.
During the spring 2023 semester, students in Will Davis’ Honors College seminar will be involved in every aspect of editing, packaging, promoting and sharing a multi-episode serial podcast based on the Chattanooga “One Small Step” conversations.
Several UTC students are part-time DJs, dropping beats without dropping classes. They play coffeehouses, clubs, house parties and on-campus events or sometimes just do it for themselves.
A look back at some of the favorite Scenic Roots interviews of 2022.
Student podcasters at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga soon will have the opportunity to compete for funds needed to bring student-developed podcast storytelling ideas to life.
The Chattanooga One Small Step Listening Party will feature local participants, audio from the conversations themselves and reflections on the project and process.
Haley Solomon, the faculty adviser of the Perch, with the help of her dedicated students, such as Perch Station Manager Fay Aregai, have rebranded and rebuilt the UTC student radio station after COVID-19 pressed the pause button for this student organization in March 2020.
After 30 years in Cadek Hall, the studios and offices of WUTC-FM/88.1 are now on the seventh floor of the McCallie Building.
Getting WUTC-FM up and running in the first place was no easy task.