News: WLIW-FM

Join us for the WLIW-FM One Year Anniversary Celebration!
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Delaney Hafener | June 5, 2021
As Long Island's only NPR station, we are proud to be celebrating our first year as 88.3 WLIW-FM together with all of you, our listeners. We sincerely hope the station has informed, inspired, and entertained our community here on the East End and across the country. We want to invite ...
WLIW-FM Brings Home 5 PCLI Media Awards
Delaney Hafener | June 1, 2021
Even though the Press Club of Long Island has canceled its in-person awards ceremony again this year due to the pandemic, the organization continues to honor the best journalism in the region with its 2021 PCLI Media Awards. There are winners and finalists in more than 100 categories, and the ...
WLIW-FM Announces WLIW-FM In Conversation, A New Public Radio Program Featuring Dynamic Voices From The East End and Beyond
Delaney Hafener | April 29, 2021 | In Conversation
Premieres Sunday, May 2 on 88.3 WLIW-FM and wliw.org/radio (Southampton, New York – April 28, 2021) WLIW-FM, Long Island’s only NPR station, has announced the launch of WLIW-FM In Conversation, a new half-hour public radio program featuring dynamic conversations with voices from the East End and beyond. Launching with four ...
WLIW-FM and Hirsch Media Partner to Produce George Hirsch Lifestyle Radio, a New Public Radio Program and Podcast Exploring Engaging Lifestyle Topics
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Delaney Hafener | April 13, 2021 | George Hirsch Lifestyle Radio
Today, The WNET Group, parent company of Long Island's only NPR Station WLIW-FM, and Hirsch Media announced plans to produce George Hirsch Lifestyle Radio, a new one-hour, weekly public radio program featuring informative and entertaining conversations about food and lifestyle. The series, an extension of Hirsch’s long-running public television series ...
Infinite Variety Productions and WLIW-FM Partner to Present Radio Play In Their Footsteps During Women’s History Month
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Delaney Hafener | March 23, 2021 | In Their Footsteps
Premieres March 28 on 88.3 WLIW-FM and wliw.org/radio Infinite Variety Productions (IVP) and The WNET Group, parent company of Long Island’s only NPR Station WLIW-FM, have announced the radio premiere of In Their Footsteps, the audio version of Ashley Adelman’s play detailing the experiences of five American women who went ...
WLIW-FM’s First Anniversary
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Diane Masciale | March 17, 2021
A letter from Diane Masciale, Vice President and General Manager, 88.3 WLIW-FM: I am delighted to share the good news that this month we are recognizing the first anniversary of 88.3 WLIW-FM. While the past year has been challenging, we have all had to muster strength and compassion in response to ...
Meet Brian Cosgrove in the WNET Staff Spotlight
Delaney Hafener | March 4, 2021 | The Afternoon Ramble and The Overnight Ramble
From the WNET Staff Spotlight: In July 2020, WLIW-FM opened its new studio in Southampton, introducing a dynamic new schedule featuring favorite local programs and newly added NPR and PBS titles. Native Long Islander Brian Cosgrove hosts two of the radio station’s popular programs. “I host The Afternoon Ramble (Monday-Friday, ...
Donnamaria Barnes and Bennett Konesni discuss the Plain Sight Project at Sylvester Manor with Gianna Volpe on Heart of the East End
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Delaney Hafener | February 8, 2021 | Heart of the East End
WLIW-FM Host Gianna Volpe talks with Co-Founder Bennett Konesni and Archivist Donnamarie Barnes about Sylvester Manor Educational Farm on Shelter Island, their "Plain Sight Project" and how local organizations, like Sylvester Manor, work to regularly support East End communities coupled with their efforts during the pandemic. Learn more about the Plain Sight ...
WLIW-FM’s Brian Cosgrove interviews singer/songwriter Victoria Shaw on The Afternoon Ramble
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Delaney Hafener | February 5, 2021 | The Afternoon Ramble and The Overnight Ramble
WLIW-FM's Brian Cosgrove talks to singer/songwriter Victoria Shaw about her ALL ARTS program "Songwriters Under the Covers with Victoria Shaw." Get the inside scoop about making music from Victoria and her performer/songwriter friends including Garth Brooks, Clint Black, Keb' Mo' and so many others. You can watch "Songwriters Under the ...
James Lane Post Publishes Interview with Brian Cosgrove, host of the Afternoon Ramble
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Delaney Hafener | February 1, 2021
The James Lane Post, a digital and print publication serving East Enders of Long Island, published an interview between entrepreneur Chris Hall and WLIW-FM’s Brian Cosgrove. Brian, who hosts Afternoon Ramble, sat down to talk about his career in music, where he’s been, and how he sees his role on ...