ONLINE EVENTS CALENDAR:
with an average o 21,800 page views per month, NEPR.net has a growing online presence. Our analysis indi-cates that many o the visitors to our website are seeking inormation on Five College events. Through theseevent listings New England Public Radio leads visitors to the events and the websites o each o the schools.
ISDN STUDIO FACILITIES:
The station provides technical broadcast assistance to the Five College community including ISDN (digital) con-nections and recording services or aculty and sta interviews with national radio programs.
Each o the ve colleges benets rom the on-air impact o underwriting mentions through departmental pur-chases o underwriting packages on WFCR and all-news WNNZ.
ARCHIVED FIVE COLLEGE MATERIAL:
As part o WFCR’s 50th anniversary celebration, the station compiled a selection o audio broadcasts culledrom our archive and made them available on NEPR.net. Several selections include material recorded at the vecolleges, including two lectures rom the weekly program Five College Lecture Hall, which aired in on WFCR in the 1960’s. The entire 50th Anniversary audio archive can be ound here: http://www.nepr.net/about/50th-anniversary.
NEW IN 2012
50TH ANNIVERSARY CAPITAL CAMPAIGN FOR WFCR UPDATE
The New England Public Radio Foundation's 50th Anniversary Capital Campaign or WFCR has raised over $5 mil-lion since it began 18 months ago. That undraising momentum puts the station on course or the construction o itsnew acility in downtown Springeld, the centerpiece o the comprehensive campaign. O the $5.5 million raised todate, $4.1 million has been designated or acilities, leaving just $1.3 million to be raised to ully und the Springeldbuilding project. Fundraising eorts are ongoing, and the public phase o the campaign will begin in earnest in 2013.Upon completion o the building und, the campaign will ocus on raising money or local programming initiativeson WFCR and all-news WNNZ, a acilities endowment, new technologies and an endowment or classical and jazzprogramming.Renovations at the Hampshire House, where New England Public Radio will maintain a acility including studio andoce space, are also included in the capital campaign budget. Work there will commence ollowing the completiono the Springeld acility, we expect in 2014
THE FIVE COLLEGES STUDIOS AT UMASS AMHERST
In recognition o the combined git o $391,000 rom the Five Colleges or the 50th Anniversary Capital Campaign,and combined overall capital contributions since 1993 o over $1,000,000, New England Public Radio announcedin 2012 that its studios in Hampshire House on the UMass campus would be named The Five Colleges Studios atUMass Amherst.In January o 2013, the ollowing on-air mention was added to WFCR and all-news WNNZ: "Hampshire Countyproduction comes rom the Five Colleges Studios at UMass Amherst." This recognition airs on WFCR and all-newsWNNZ ve times a week: On WFCR, Monday - Thursday at the beginning o
All Things Considered
, and Fridays atthe end o
, and on all-news WNNZ AM and FM, the recognition airs once a day in rotation between7am and 4pm (note: WNNI-FM in Adams, MA, and WNNU-FM in Great Barrington, MA will join this network in2013). This has an approximate in-kind value to each campus o $25,000 per year.In 2013 a plaque will be mounted on the wall outside o the studios. Once the 3rd oor is renovated, New EnglandPublic Radio will rededicate the studios with a ormal ceremony
In the all o 2012, New England Public Radio enthusiastically undertook a project that it had been looking orwardto or years. With the goal o providing more content or our communities and accessing the rich and varied resourc-es our region holds rom the Five Colleges and rom Williamstown to Worcester, AudoFiles, New England PublicRadio’s online-only content source, was born.AudioFiles consists o our distinct content areas that tap dierent resources, including WFCR’s 50 year-old archiveand lectures and happenings across the ve college campuses, to give the community access to new ideas, historical