WTST, The Blaze
Tennessee State University's student-run campus radio
station transmits 24/7 through these sources:
With an Urban format, WTST is known for "Blazin"
the Hottest Hip Hop and R&B on campus, and offers gospel and other music and
information programming on the weekends. The station is operated by a full-time operations
manager with over a hundred student staff members. The staff includes managers,
producers, on-air personalities, and administrative personnel in the following
departments: operations, programming, promotions, public relations, production,
research, sales, news, sports and remote entertainment.
Black College Radio Station of the Year, 2002 & 2005
WTST was selected as Black College Radio Station of the Year in 2002 and 2005 by the Black College Radio Organization.
The station will move to a new state-of-the-art, fully-digital radio and media
convergence complex in the Performing Arts Building in August 2010.
The operations manager
supervises a student staff of nearly a hundred individuals in the areas of
programming, promotions, music, production, community/public affairs, news,
sports and sales/marketing. TSU Campus Radio features about fifty different
student announcers who are assigned weekly air shifts. Radio activities include
live sports programming and other remote broadcasts.
For more information, contact: