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WWLU & LUC-TV

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Lincoln University is proud to have its own radio and television starions housed within the walls of the campus community wirh rhe mission of providing a forum for student expression, entertainment, and news and information of interest to the cam pus community. Also, the mediums serve as class laboratories for the academic curriculum 0f the English and Communications department for students interested in pursuing television and radio broadcasting as a career profession.

WWLU - 88.7FM
WWLU first aired in 1978 with the call letters WLIU from Morris Hall, where the radio transmitter currently remains. The call letters were changed to WWLU in (2003) and the studio is currently located in the upper level of the student union building (SUB), which broadcast programming throughout the academic year. In 2008 when the SUB was renovated, a state-of-the-arts radio studio was built (see Dept. of English and Mass Communication).

The mission of WWLU is to provide quality programming produced by students, faculty and staff with an emphasis on content that is of interest to all but within the guidelines of the Federal Communications Commission. The goal is to include programming produced by individuals outsidc of the Lincoln community and public broadcasting services.

Dubbed the “little station with the big sound” given the 10 watt frequency of the station, WWLU, 88.7 FM, can be heard in stereo outside the campus community in surrounding areas of Lincoln University. WWLU provides an array of programming ranng from hip-hop, jazz, reggae, gospel and pop to alternative, news, talk, and contemporary Christian.

LUC-TV: Channel 8, 11 & 25
The history of LUC-TV is long and ever-changing. Channel 8 and 11 came into existence in 1997 when Lincoln University contracted a new cable provider, which allotted two channels specifically for campus-produced programming. In 2005, channel 25 was added with the purpose of advertising channel 8 programming, campus events and announcements. In 2008 when the SUB was renovated, two HD television studios were built (see Dept. of English and Mass Communication).

Two LUC-TV studios, housed in the student union building, are equipped with state-of-the-arts HD cameras, switchers, teleprompters, sound boards, lighting systems, and editing systems. The mission is to provide a professional facility to serve as a laboratory for television production classes and produce quality programming produced by the Lincoln University community.

LUC-TV is managed by the Department of English and Mass Communication. The goal of LUC-TV is provide a forum for Mass Communication student work, student expression, educational programming, and to become the premier producer of campus events.

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