University Affiliated Public Radio Broadcasting
WAMU 88.5 FM is the leading public radio station for NPR news and information in the greater Washington, DC area. It is member-supported, professionally staffed, and licensed to American University. Since 1961, WAMU has provided programming to a growing audience that now totals more than 800,000 listeners in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia.
This visit will consist of a tour of the high-tech WAMU facilities and a brief introduction to the activities of a major public radio station that is affiliated with one of Washington, DC's leading universities.
To become more familiar with the important potential of operating a radio broadcast facility in conjunction with a university or college.
Technical and managerial.