About Our Station

 

About Us

About Us

WSNC 90.5 FM began its first broadcast on May 2, 1983. We currently broadcast 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from a 10,000-watt tower located on the campus of Winston-Salem State University. Our coverage area includes Forsyth, Stokes, Davie, Davidson, Randolph, and Guilford Counties. Our format is jazz, including blues, R&B, gospel, and world music, plus National Public Radio News (NPR), Public Radio International (PRI) and public affairs programming. 

Our Mission

1. To produce and acquire programming and services of value reflecting the culture, events, issues, and ideas of our region and the world, and to combine them into a public service of the highest quality for the people of Winston-Salem State University and its communities. 
2. To advance the broadest educational goals of Winston-Salem State University through the operation of a full service, professional public radio station that encourages its audience to pursue a quest for lifelong learning. 
3. To enhance the quality of life by expanding listeners' horizons through new perspectives and listening experiences, enriching and reflecting the cultural climate, heritage and traditions of our region and society through jazz and the arts. 
4. Serving the community with quality programs that inform, educate, and entertain.

Our Vision

1. Broadcasting distinctive programming that will inform, enlighten, inspire, and entertain audiences from diverse cultural, educational, and socio-economic backgrounds. 
2. Providing programming to listeners interested in jazz, blues, gospel, and public affairs that is anchored in music, art, culture, and the traditions that have inspired them. 
3. Distributing programming in a non-commercial setting through traditional radio technologies and through electronic media such as the internet and direct broadcast satellite. 
4. Obtain financial independence, attracting necessary financial resources from listeners and organizations that value WSNC 90.5 FM programming.

Affiliate Partnerships

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Staff

Darlene Vinson, Office Manager
Gospel Expressions
105B Hall-Patterson
336.750.2321
vinsond@wssu.edu

Ben Donnelly, Interim General Manager
Morning Jazz
113 Hall-Patterson
336.750.2806
donnellybt@wssu.edu 

Jim Steele
Afternoon Jazz
106 Hall-Patterson
336.750.2433
steeleja@wssu.edu

On-Air Hosts

Pat Hall
Saturday Smooth Jazz
pathall47@yahoo.com
boilingph@wssu.edu

Big Ed
Blues Dues,
The Flip Side
bluesdues1@yayoo.com

Jo Daniels
Smooth Jazz
jodread@earthlink.net

 

Mr. B
Classic Oldies
bluebonner@aol.com

Timothy Clifton
Sunday Jazz
eat14dinner@yahoo.com

Shaun Howe 
Swing Set
howest12@gmail.com

Charles McCullough
Classic Oldies
cmcc3032@yahoo.com

Edgar Menendez
Latin Fuzion

Calvin Patterson
Empowering YOU!
amenhotep47@msn.com

 

 

Contact Us

601 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive
105B Hall-Patterson Building
Winston-Salem, NC 27110
336.750.2321
wsncfm@wssu.edu
 

 

Organizational Memberships

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