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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

Public radio stations Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM and WJUF-FM 90.1 recently completed the most successful listener membership campaign in the stations’ history. The fall fund drive, from Oct. 8-19, received 1,300 pledges totaling $175,982.68 – exceeding the goal of $175,000. The drive brought in 747 new donors, 335 renewals, and 215…

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Posted: October 30, 2012