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WERS music director featured in radio industry publication

WERS music director featured in radio industry publication

Mariel Wade, music director for WERS, was profiled by allaccess.com for her work as Music Director of WERS 88.9 FM, Emerson’s award-winning, student-run radio station. “Whether I’m working on playlists and trying to pick out a song that I feel will fit in nicely with the set, or if I’m listening to new records to [...]

WERS Exclusive: Life is Good Festival 2011

WERS Exclusive: Life is Good Festival 2011

Saturday The day begins early on Saturday, when the WERS crew rolls into the Life Is Good parking lot, September 24th in the year 2011. The festival ground is quiet and empty in the overcast morning, the weather is warm, and the air is thick with humidity and expectation as time ticks away towards the [...]

Ryan Montbleau Band In Studio

Ryan Montbleau Band In Studio

Ryan Montbleau and his band came by the WERS studio yesterday to share a couple words and songs with the station

Cast of Rent Live In Studio

Cast of Rent Live In Studio

  Boston's New Repertory Theater is currently showing its production of the groundbreaking rock opera Rent, marking the fifteenth anniversary of the original Broadway production's debut.

WERS Exclusive: Newport Folk Festival 2011

WERS Exclusive: Newport Folk Festival 2011

Newport Folk Festival started bright and early for WERS staffers, who spent the event handing out WERS gear, introducing major acts like Mavis Staples and Delta Spirit, photographing groups as they played, and chatting up artists. While all of the artists had what it took to even get an invite to the historic festival (its [...]

WERS 88.9 FM named Boston’s best radio station by The Improper Bostonian

WERS 88.9 FM named Boston’s best radio station by The Improper Bostonian

The cleverest and most eclectic stop on the dial—featuring everything from indie rock to reggae to blues—is a safe haven from Lady Gaga’s and Ke$ha’s overcooked tracks. Since 1949, Emerson College’s radio station has been student-run, making it a revolving door of young talent both in front of and behind the microphone. “So many radio [...]

Sondre Lerche Live In Studio

Sondre Lerche Live In Studio

        Just hours before he was slated to be onstage at the Paradise Rock Club, the effortlessly charming singer-songwriter Sondre Lerche dropped by the WERS studios to perform three new songs from his upcoming album. The soft-spoken, pool-blue-eyed Lerche appeared laid-back, the kind of person who would look at home strumming away [...]

Emerson News: Radio anchor Mathieu ’96 to take WBZ News post

Emerson News: Radio anchor Mathieu ’96 to take WBZ News post

Joe Mathieu ’96 will be joining WBZ NewsRadio as the morning news anchor early next month. Mathieu studied mass communication/radio broadcasting while at Emerson. Since graduating, he has worked at CBS MarketWatch Radio, 1010WINS in New York, WBBM in Chicago, and WTOP in Washington, D.C. He also launched and developed the P.O.T.U.S. news radio channel [...]

Mieka Pauley Live In Studio

Mieka Pauley Live In Studio

Mieka Pauley has come home, at least for a day. She was live in studio at WERS, showcasing her beautifully rich vocal talents in a three song set that was anything but the typical acoustic performance. Fresh off an appearance at SXSW and eager to continue touring, Pauley was happy to be back in what [...]

Alma Lewis, ’43

Alma Lewis, ’43

Roxbury native Elma Lewis was a member of the Emerson College class of 1943. A tireless advocate for civil rights and the self empowerment of black people, Elma Lewis is revered for founding the Elma Lewis School for the Performing arts in1950. Elma Lewis was bestowed the Presidential Medal for the Arts by President Ronald [...]

Emerson College

The Emerson Acappellooza Fundraiser

Come celebrate our school with performances from our own four a cappella groups: Acapellics Anonymous, Noteworthy, Treble Makers, and Achoired Taste. It will be a night filled with school spirit, positive energy, and fun for any person who loves Emerson College. Proceeds will go to Emerson Scholarships and Emerson A cappella. Sponsored by Acappellics Anonymous with The Spirit [...]

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