• Training

    The WHUS Training Program is your path to involvement at WHUS.  If you’re interested in DJing and producing your very own music or talk show, broadcasting UConn sports, joining the WHUS News Department, mastering audio production or anything in between, this is where you start.

    The radio station has countless ways to get involved, whether you shine in the spotlight, or prefer behind the scenes work. With a fully equipped on-air studio, several production studios, an extensive music archive, and remote broadcast capabilities, make use of what we have to offer! The training program is available to all UConn students, faculty, staff, and we accept members of the surrounding communities.

    It all starts with the WHUS application.  We are currently accepting applications for the Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 sessions of the training program, please express your preference in your application.

    Fill it out, and we’ll contact you about the next available training opportunity.

     

    What is the Training Program?

    3 Weeks of 1 Session per Week – Information will include General WHUS Information, FCC Compliance, and WHUS Policy.

    1 Exam on what you learned in the sessions.

    1 Air check

    1-3 Sessions in whatever area of WHUS you love most! Here you will get specific training in your department of choice. Feel free to do more than one.

    Congratulations! You are ready to join WHUS as a member.

     

    Music

    The music department is the largest at WHUS, consisting of over 100 active DJs and producers. No commercials, no automation, always a live DJ in the on-air studio.

    Sports

    Professional play-by-play coverage of UConn athletics. The sports department travels across the country to cover UConn football, basketball, baseball, soccer, and hockey teams.

    News

    WHUS news is an independent source of national, local, and campus news. Aspiring journalists and media producers can work with artistic freedom and countless resources.

    Public Affairs

    WHUS public affairs programming provides an alternative antidote to the mainstream commercial news-media. These shows cover a wide variety topics, including the rights of women, gays and lesbians, and people of color; protection of public health and the natural environment; critical media analysis; and the battle for democracy, locally and nationally.

    Audio Production

    Engineers and technology enthusiasts work with state-of-the-art broadcast equipment, software, and recording studio technology.

     

    Apply now

     

    For more information about the training program contact Jason McMullan at programcoordinator@whus.org or Victoria Chilinski at trainingdirector@whus.org.