Jazz Radio Comes to Riverton

October 13, 2010

A non-commercial jazz station, with news headlines from National Public Radio, can now be heard 24 hours a day in Riverton.

Wyoming Public Media this week begins broadcasting Jazz Wyoming at 90.5 FM in Riverton. Jazz Wyoming is part of WPM's statewide public radio service.

"We are happy to be able to bring Jazz Wyoming to Riverton," says Program Director Roger Adams. "Three years ago we launched Jazz Wyoming in Laramie. It can also be heard in Casper, Cheyenne and Thermopolis."

In addition to the wide range of jazz artists featured each day, Jazz Wyoming offers news headlines each hour from NPR. Sunday mornings at 9 a.m. listeners can hear "Open Spaces," the news magazine about Wyoming produced by Wyoming Public Radio news.

Jazz Wyoming is non-commercial and listener-supported.

A service of the University of Wyoming, Wyoming Public Media is a member of National Public Radio and an affiliate of Public Radio International and American Public Media. A complete program schedule can be found at www.wyomingpublicradio.net or by calling 800-729-5897 or (307) 766-4240.

For more information, contact Adams at (307) 766-3587, e-mail radams@uwyo.edu.

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