News: WLIW-FM

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 ...
WLIW-FM and The Express News Group Partner to Launch “Behind the Headlines”
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Delaney Hafener | January 11, 2021
Behind the Headlines, a new public radio program exploring local and regional news, premieres January 16 on 88.3 WLIW-FM and wliw.org/radio Watch the first show The WNET Group, parent company of Long Island’s only NPR Station WLIW-FM, and The Express News Group announced the launch of Behind the Headlines, a ...
Alec Baldwin on The Afternoon Ramble
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Christina Knight | December 23, 2020
New date: On Tuesday, December 22, from 1:30-2:30pm, Brian Cosgrove welcomes Alec Baldwin, who will be picking the music, talking about his latest acting work and sharing how he'll be sending the holidays with his family.