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Journalism and Electronic Media students, that dream came true when both the Vols and Lady Vols basketball teams advanced to their respective NCAA tournaments this season, with the former claiming the SEC Tournament championship for the first time since 1979. For Ethan Stone, Josh Lane, Riley Thomas, and Andrew Peters, the opportunity to sit among professional sports writers and cover these games was one they hadn’t expected to have when they began working … Read more “JEM Students Cover NCAA Basketball Tournaments”


WUTK 90.3 The Rock, and some things have stayed the same over the last four decades, but a lot has changed.

In 1982, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s brand new radio station was founded by now-retired Professor Sam Swan to provide news and music for students, and to give students a chance to work in a real broadcasting environment.

At that time, WUTK was barely able to broadcast beyond downtown Knoxville, whereas today people all over the globe can tune in via online platforms if they want … Read more “Rockin’ Ears for 40 Years: WUTK Celebrates Major Milestone”