WRST-FM at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is joining student radio stations around the world in airing a special radio program in support of the people of France in the wake of the recent terror attacks.
The program also demonstrates solidarity with French college radio, which lost one of its own during the attacks. Claire Tapprest, a former student who was instrumental in running the student radio station, OnAir MS – La Radio de Neoma Business School, Campus de Reims, was inside the Bataclan theatre venue when the attacks occurred and was killed.
The program is called “We Stand With France: Student Radio Around The World Unites” and features messages of support from twelve countries around the world: Australia, Canada, Colombia, Finland, France, India, Italy, Mexico, Portugal, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and the U.S. It will air over WRST at 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 24.
The program has aired on college radio stations across France as well as on college radio stations around the world.
The program was put together by Rob Quicke, associate professor of communication at William Paterson University, who is co-founder of World College Radio Day. WRST has participated in College Radio Day events every year since its inception in 2011.
WRST programming can be heard at 90.3 on the FM dial in the Oshkosh area and worldwide at www.wrst.org.
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