Support WNED

Make an ongoing monthly donation to WNED|WBFO. Your Monthly Giving contribution continues uninterrupted for as long as you wish...

Read More...

Thank-you gifts are our way of showing our appreciation for your contribution.

Read More...

When you make your contribution, join the WNED|WBFO Monthly Giving program with a sustaining gift.

Your sponsorship represents a unique opportunity for your company to enhance its corporate image while demonstrating a commitment to the community.

Join the many volunteers who help make WNED come alive through station promotion, community outreach and fund-raising activities!

Wednesday, 18 December 2013 17:22

WUBJ-FM 88.1 Coverage Area

WUBJ-FM


Transmitter Location:  Dutch Hollow Rd.
Coordinates: N42-10-47.0  W79-20-29.0
Frequency: 88.1 mHz
City of license: Jamestown NY
Class: A 
Transmitter output power: 7.33  
Effective Radiated Power: 2.7kW
Antenna: SHI 6810-2R-1/2SS-Directional    
Tower built in: 2007 
Total height of tower: 226'
Antenna Structure Registration: 1217738 
Center of radiation: 476' 
Antenna height above average terrain: 499'  
Antenna height above mean sea level: 1985'  
License Granted: March 21, 2001

Published in Engineering
Friday, 13 December 2013 19:20

WBFO-FM 88.7 Coverage Area

WBFO-FM 88.7


Transmitter Location: 2055 Millersport Hwy. Amherst, NY  
Coordinates: N43-00-12.0  W78-45-56.0
Frequency: 88.7 mHz
City of license: Buffalo NY
Class:
Transmitter output power: 11kW
Effective Radiated Power: 50kW
Antenna: DIE DCBR-C3SP-13H-2 (5 bay)  
Tower built in: 2008 
Total height of tower: 443'
Antenna Structure Registration: 1244714 
Center of radiation: 421' 
Antenna height above average terrain: 384'  
Antenna height above mean sea level: 1000' 
Commenced HD Radio operation: March, 2007

Published in Engineering
Friday, 13 December 2013 17:15

WNED-TV Coverage Area

WNED-TV | ThinkBright & Well/WORLD


Transmitter location: 871 Whitehaven Rd., Grand Island, NY 14072
Coordinates: NL 43º - 01’ - 48" WL 78º - 55’ - 15"
Antenna Structure Registration: # 1033433
Tower Aeronautical Study: 84-AEA-1973OE
Total Height Above Ground: 1134’
Radiation Center: 1086’ Above Ground Level
Overall height Above Mean Sea Level: 1711’
Antenna: Non-directional - Dielectric model TUC-05-16/80H-R, -0.5 degrees elec. beam tilt
Transmitter Manufacturer: Thales
Model: Paragon
Transmitter Power output: 5.9 kW (Digital 8VSB)
ERP out: 156 kW (average)
Signed on air (digital): May 2003

Published in Engineering
Thursday, 12 December 2013 15:25

Public Radio Internships

WBFO-FM 88.7 and Classical 94.5 WNED

The Western New York Public Broadcasting Association has internship openings available in both WBFO and Classical 94.5 WNED. Students will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in radio operations and production and to develop their writing and broadcasting skills.

Job Description

Students will be assigned tasks that relate to day-to-day radio operations in the traffic, programming, and production departments and the news room. They will also be afforded the opportunity to collaborate on large scale production and broadcast projects and will be expected to assume responsibilities that are commensurate with their abilities. These projects may include the following:

News-gathering (write copy, record news conferences, etc.) for newscasts on WBFO
Production of Morning Classics, Making a List, and other classical music programs.
Production of promotional spots and underwriting credits

Requirements

Interns will develop their own semi-monthly work schedules and will be obliged to follow them.
Reliable transportation is essential.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following:

An interest in public radio
A willingness to learn
The ability to work independently and to work collaboratively
The ability to write cogently
The ability to use basic office software
Previous production, journalism and/or broadcast experience is desirable, though not required!

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to:

WNED
Attn: Internships
HR Dept.
P.O. Box 1263
Buffalo, New York 14240

Published in Internships
Thursday, 12 December 2013 15:21

TV Production Internship

Fall/Winter 2008

Editor’s Assistant

The WNED Production Department enlists the services of college interns each semester (Fall, Spring, Summer) to help in the production of our public television programming.  Interns must arrange to receive credit from their college or university.

The Editor’s Assistant (internship) will be working within the Production Department at WNED-TV.  This intern will perform research, administrative duties, tape logging, preparations for edit sessions, and assist on editing projects for multiple editors and producers. Projects vary depending on edit schedules and may include; national PBS documentaries, local documentaries, television programs and specials, and often includes working with high definition television equipment.

This internship is for students with Communications/Broadcasting/Media Studies backgrounds. Previous computer based video editing helpful. Basic windows computer knowledge a must.

The intern, depending on level of ability and training, may also perform hands on editing with the Editor’s guidance on current projects, with the possibility of editing their own piece as a final project.

If interested, please submit your cover letter and resume to:

WNED-TV
Internships
HR Dept.
P.O. Box 1263
Buffalo, NY  14240

Published in Internships
Page 3 of 7

Supporting WNED ǀ WBFO

 

When you make your membership contribution, consider becoming a WNED ǀ WBFO Studio Partner. Your contribution becomes an automatic monthly withdrawal on your credit card or bank account.  Set it and forget it! It takes little effort, and your dollars will go a long way to support the programming you love on WNED ǀ WBFO. When completing your pledge click on the box to automatically renew your pledge annually. WNED ǀ WBFO does not sell, rent or trade its membership lists with political organizations. WNED ǀ WBFO does on occasion exchange its membership list with like-minded not-for-profit organizations, to reach new audiences and potential members. For more information, please review our official List Exchange Policy.