WRAS-Atlanta (Album 88) is located at 88.5 on the FM dial in Atlanta. It can also be picked up throughout much of Northern Georgia and bordering areas within neighboring states, Tennessee, Alabama, and the Carolinas. WRAS-Atlanta is one of only two 100,000 student-run stations in the United States.
What’s On WRAS?
WRAS features a diverse lineup of programming. The station broadcasts 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, all 365 days of the year. The programming is divided into four areas:
An up-to-date mix of indie-rock, indie-pop, electronica and hip-hop music. Album 88 derives its name from the fact that it does not emphasize singles, but a variety of cuts from the various artists that are in regular rotation.
WRAS features student-read news during weekday broadcasts. These updates occur at top-of-the-hour backtracks. Additionally, the WRAS news presents The Hub every Wednesday from 3-4 p.m., profiling a variety of news stories & events.
Additionally, the radio station features several syndicated informational programs Radio Dialogue (Monday 10-10:30 a.m.), With Good Reason (Tuesday, 10-10:30 a.m.) and the Commonwealth Club of California (Wednesday 10-11 a.m.).
These one- to four-hour blocks are dedicated to specific genres of music ranging from local music, soundtrack music, blues/jazz, instrumental hip-hop, indie-rock, electronica and beyond. A full description of WRAS specialty shows is found online.
Athletics: WRAS broadcasts all GA State football and men’s and women’s basketball games as well as selected baseball games. For more information visit Georgia State Athletics.