WUFT-FM

WUFT-FM is the recipient of a 2019 National Edward R. Murrow Award from the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) in the Small Market Radio Sports Reporting category for “Overcoming Adversity Through Archery.” The story, by Meredith Sheldon, B.S. Telecommunication 2019, features a veteran who took up archery after losing…

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Posted: June 18, 2019

The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) has announced that public radio station WUFT-FM is one of five finalists for the prestigious 2018 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Marconi Radio Awards in the non-commercial station-of-the-year category. The winner of the award, which honors radio stations and on-air personalities for excellence in…

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Posted: July 20, 2018

WUFT-FM, located in the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Innovation News Center, received first place for Best Writing Division C in the Public Radio News Directors Incorporated (PRNDI) 2017 awards competition ceremony on June 23. CJC student journalist and Telecommunication senior Luke Sullivan’s “When the Lights Go…

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Posted: July 18, 2018

Professionals and students from the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications public radio stations WUFT-FM/WJUF-FM and the Florida Public Radio Emergency Network, headquartered at the College’s Division of Media Properties, were recognized for their efforts in providing live and ongoing coverage of Hurricane Irma to listeners throughout the state of…

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Posted: October 2, 2017

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications student journalists and news staff were honored in the 2016 Public Radio News Directors Incorporated (PRNDI) Awards Competition. Two second-place awards were received, one in the Division C Breaking News and one in the Multi-Media Presentation categories, respectively, for “16-Year-Old Robert Dentmond…

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Posted: June 27, 2017

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications student journalists from WUFT-TV/FM, Noticias WUFT and The Independent Florida Alligator are finalists in the 23rd annual Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) Sunshine State Awards competition. Students were recognized in both professional and student divisions for their work on radio, television, print…

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Posted: May 12, 2017

WUFT-FM and WUFT.org, part of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Division of Media Properties, were awarded a regional Edward R. Murrow Award for best web site.  WUFT-FM also won the News Series award for Food Deserts featuring a series of reports looking at the food desert problem…

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Posted: April 25, 2017

Student reporters from WUFT-TV/FM, Noticias WUFT and The Independent Florida Alligator were honored at the 22nd annual Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) Sunshine State Awards presentation in Miami. Students were recognized in both professional and student divisions for their work on radio, television, print and online. In the professional division,…

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Posted: July 13, 2016

WRUF-­AM Sports Radio to be available on FM and WUFT‐FM Classical/Arts will be launched The University of Florida’s College of Journalism and Communications will launch two FM radio stations and associated digital platforms in 2015, increasing the local content and formats available to listeners in Gainesville and Alachua County. For…

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Posted: June 11, 2015

Building on their long history of providing critical information to millions of citizens and visitors during times of crisis, Florida’s public radio stations have created the Florida Public Radio Emergency Network (FPREN) to communicate emergency information statewide through a seamless system of free over the air FM radio, still the…

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Posted: May 21, 2014

Congratulations to the WUFT-FM &TV staff and students for winning seven 2014 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards. The Radio Television Digital News Association announced the awards Tuesday. The awards recognize work of the highest quality produced by radio, television and online news organizations around the world.  The regional winners are…

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Posted: April 23, 2014

Congratulations to the students and staff of WUFT-TV, WUFT-FM and WUFT.org for an outstanding showing at the Florida Associated Press Broadcasters Conference in Orlando, FL. In the college competition, students competed against their peers from other schools in Florida, and in the professional competition, students competed against other professionals in…

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Posted: April 1, 2014