Photo Of The Week Archives


Main Street Radio

Here’s an election night photo looking at the WMST(AM/FM) storefront on Main Street in Mount Sterling, Ky. It’s practically Norman Rockwell with the bunting inside. WMST provided election coverage and news for the area. Its owner, Gateway Radio Works, also simulcast the news to its other properties, WKYN(FM) (which operates out of the WMST facilities), WIVY(FM) and WKCA(FM) (which share facilities in Morehead, Ky.).

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Planting the Antenna

It wasn’t exactly Iwo Jima but volunteers for KMRD(LP) in Madrid, N.M., joined Prometheus Radio Project Technical Director Will Floyd in October to raise the antenna for their new LPFM station on a nearby hilltop. Read the rest of the story. Photo: Prometheus Radio Project.

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Fire at French Radio Headquarters

Radio World International editor Marguerite Clark took this picture of the damaged area of the Maison de la Radio in Paris, the headquarters of the French state radio broadcaster. The fire broke out in and damaged the upper floors of the building. The floors were under renovation. No one was hurt, however the building was evacuated though broadcasting was only briefly interrupted.


Thorn Live at WSGE

Recording artist Paul Thorn plays some tunes live at WSGE(FM), Gaston College, Dallas, N.C. WSGE proudly says it has been the “Go-to station in the Carolinas for independent artists” for 30 years. Do you have an interesting in-studio photo to share? Send to Photo credit: Tim Greene


Targeting Youth the Fun Way

In September, Bavaria, Germany-based Radio Horeb (part of the Radio Maria family), held an open house, inviting its listeners to get a behind-the-scenes view of their studios and gear. During the event, the station allowed each visitor (more than 3,000) to take a selfie next to its studio equipment. Station staff, most of which works on a volunteer basis, then decided to join in on the fun and snapped a few shots of themselves. Pictured here is the station’s team, which hosts “Abend der Jugend” (Evening of the Youth) each Monday night — from left to right are Regina Frey, Patrick Koczwara, Barbara Hanner and Benedikt Hanner.


Daisy, Daisy ...

This photo shows the futuristic and fun entrance to the iHeartMedia performance space at the company’s corporate headquarters in New York. Music begins playing to greet visitors when someone enters the hallway. Does your station have its own particularly interesting public area or architectural details? Please share it with us!