A year after voting President Donald Trump into office, the country is already preparing for the midterm election season. Democrats are hoping to ride a wave of anti-Trump sentiment to win back control of Congress next year. They need to win an additional 24 districts – and campaigns have already begun. One of those districts […]
WORT 89.9 FM welcomes Lilada Gee to the Wisconsin airwaves. Lilada will host the Wednesday edition of A Public Affair, WORT’s weekday lunchtime talk show. You can hear her live every Wednesday from noon to 1 p.m. on 89.9 FM and wortfm.org Lilada describes herself as a bold biographer, edgy preacher, audacious healer, daring orator […]
Last night, the Madison College District Board voted unanimously to expand their campus in south Madison. They plan to give up their downtown campus and lease out their building in order to pay for it. There was high interest among Madison’s communities of color and a packed turnout at the meeting. Molly Stentz was there […]
WORT 89.9 FM welcomes two new staff members, Elizabeth DiNovella and Darien Lamen. Elizabeth DiNovella is no stranger to WORT. She was the station’s News Director from 1999 to 2001. She has frequently hosted live election night coverage, and also spent decade working on the 8 O’Clock Buzz with Jan Miyasaki. DiNovella was previously the […]
Have you ever wanted to work behind-the-scenes at a radio station? Enjoy geeking out and learning new technical equipment? Love live radio? Want to gain professional experience? Like to meet new people and provide a valuable service? Just want to learn how a radio station works? Volunteer to become a sound board operator for WORT. We […]
(WORT) –A pair of bills at the Wisconsin Capitol brought thousands of protesters to the streets Thursday. Demonstrators participating in the Day Without Latinos Rally say pending legislation banning local governments from issuing photo IDs and cracking down on so-called sanctuary cities are anti-Latino and anti-immigrant.