wfit

Florida Tech’s WFIT 89.5 FM Seeking ‘Garage Bands’ for Contest

To be eligible, bands must be unsigned and include at least one member who is enrolled in a Brevard County high school, college or university.

Read More »

WFIT Celebrates 40 Years on the Space Coast

On April 4, 1975, not quite 20 years after Florida Institute of Technology was founded in Melbourne, WFIT went live.

Read More »

WFIT Launches Spring Fund Drive March 6

WFIT 89.5 FM, Florida Institute of Technology’s radio station and the only National Public Radio affiliate based in Brevard County, will launch its nine-day spring fund drive on Friday, March 6.

Read More »

WFIT Hosts Market Day at Florida Tech Nov. 21

MELBOURNE, FLA. — An open-air marketplace offering a variety of goods and products, from foods to jewelry, will pop up from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday on Crawford Green on the campus of Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne. Hosted by Florida Tech’s radio station, WFIT 89.5 FM, and happening on the lawn behind the Crawford Building, off University…

Read More »

Young Jazz Pianists Battle It Out In Inaugural Competition

Music to Fill Gleason Saturday and Sunday MELBOURNE, FLA. — Jazz will fill Gleason Performing Arts Center this weekend as up and coming pianists battle for supremacy in the inaugural American Jazz Pianist Competition hosted by Florida Institute of Technology. Starting at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, for the semi-finals and 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, for the finals, the…

Read More »

Christian Tamburr Records Album in New WFIT Studio

Florida Tech Radio Station’s Cutting-Edge Performance Space Opening Aug. 4  MELBOURNE, FLA. — Florida Institute of Technology’s 89.5 FM WFIT radio station will open a state-of-the-art performance studio in its campus broadcast center on Aug. 4 for music and vocal recordings and live broadcasts. The 20-foot by 20-foot studio accommodates up to an eight-piece band. It features a five-piece drum…

Read More »

WFIT Joins Initiative to Keep Floridians Informed During Hurricane Season

MELBOURNE, FLA. — Florida Institute of Technology’s public radio station WFIT and other Florida public radio stations have joined with the Florida Division of Emergency Management to form Florida Public Radio Emergency Network. The statewide network utilizes 13 Florida public radio outlets to publicize critical emergency information through radio, mobile media technologies and battery-powered devices. Stations in the network cover…

Read More »

WFIT 89.5 FM Earns Community Cultural Grant

MELBOURNE, FLA.—WFIT 89.5 FM of Florida Institute of Technology has received a Community Cultural Grant through the Brevard County Community Cultural Grant program, which is managed by the Brevard Cultural Alliance. The grant will fund concerts, interviews, recording, production and more at the new WFIT Broadcast Center on campus. The award was part of almost $100,000 in new grant awards…

Read More »

WFIT Radio Hosts Market Day at Florida Tech Nov. 12

MELBOURNE, FLA.—Florida Institute of Technology’s WFIT 89.5 FM will host a Market Day Nov. 12, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the Crawford Green. In this green space, next to Florida Tech’s Crawford Building on University Boulevard, a potpourri of products will be available for purchase. Expect to see such local vendors as Heidi’s Pepper Jelly; Crock Style Cheese…

Read More »

WFIT 89.5 FM Presents Free Concert at the Panthereum on Campus, Oct. 20

MELBOURNE, FLA.—Florida Institute of Technology’s WFIT 89.5 FM, a National Public Radio (NPR) station, and the city of Melbourne join to present free concerts at the Panthereum. The next concert is Sunday, Oct. 20, from 3 to 6 p.m. The outdoor Panthereum is located by the Denius Student Center, off Country Club Drive. The concert will feature The Usual Suspects.…

Read More »
Back to top button
Close