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WCQS launches new station, rebrands itself as Blue Ridge Public Radio

WCQS launches new station, rebrands itself as Blue Ridge Public Radio

A new 24-hour news station for Asheville, dubbed BRP News, has launched at 107.9 FM.

by March 7, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Decision on Asheville water system likely to come Friday

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Decision on Asheville water system likely to come Friday

Also, Chris Rock is coming to Harrah’s Cherokee Casino in May, and much more.

by December 6, 2016 2 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Election ’16 primary round-up

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Election ’16 primary round-up

Also, Asheville Outlets announces that Acropolis Pizza is opening in its food court and that Restoration Hardware will open March 24.

by March 20, 2016 1 comment Asheville News
David Hurand, WCQS news director for 30 years in Asheville, to retire March 31

David Hurand, WCQS news director for 30 years in Asheville, to retire March 31

WCQS will begin a nationwide search for a news director immediately.

by March 4, 2016 2 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: ArtSpace charter school still recovering from flood damage

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: ArtSpace charter school still recovering from flood damage

Also, there’s word on the street that Lafayette restaurant in downtown has closed, and much more.

by January 4, 2016 5 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Stags Head Brewing announces 2016 opening in Hendersonville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Stags Head Brewing announces 2016 opening in Hendersonville

Also, New Belgium in Asheville is hiring a brewer, there’s a new Asheville beer fest set for February and more.

by December 31, 2015 1 comment Asheville News
The Moth storytelling podcast coming to The Mothlight in Asheville in September

The Moth storytelling podcast coming to The Mothlight in Asheville in September

The Moth is an acclaimed not-for-profit organization dedicated to the art and craft of storytelling.

by August 26, 2015 3 comments Asheville arts, Asheville News
Feingold named new CEO and GM of WCQS in Asheville

Feingold named new CEO and GM of WCQS in Asheville

Feingold, who succeeds former CEO Jody Evans, starts this summer.

by April 30, 2015 4 comments Asheville News
Opinion: It’s time for WCQS to tune into the Asheville community

Opinion: It’s time for WCQS to tune into the Asheville community

Asheville deserves a radio station that is tuned into its unique vibrancy.

by December 26, 2014 33 comments Opinion
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Shakey’s remodeling, new hotel plans, new Asheville bus schedule, more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Shakey’s remodeling, new hotel plans, new Asheville bus schedule, more

Also, a new downtown Asheville bar is in the works, Hi-Wire Brewing is poised for growth, SantaCon is Saturday, Ben’s Tune-Up party, more.

by December 4, 2014 0 comments Asheville News
WCQS to broadcast ‘The State of Things’ live from Asheville today, Friday

WCQS to broadcast ‘The State of Things’ live from Asheville today, Friday

The show is WUNC’s news program devoted to North Carolina issues, personalities and places. It will feature the music of Moogfest, Tupelo Honey’s chef and more.

by April 24, 2014 1 comment Asheville events
NPR’s ‘Wait, Wait…’ in Asheville brings Roberts, Babylon, Goldthwait and author Charles Frazier

NPR’s ‘Wait, Wait…’ in Asheville brings Roberts, Babylon, Goldthwait and author Charles Frazier

That’s the line-up for the much anticipated show on Thursday at the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium.

by July 30, 2013 5 comments Asheville events
WCQS hires Johnsen as new ‘Morning Edition’ host/reporter

WCQS hires Johnsen as new ‘Morning Edition’ host/reporter

Greta Johnsen comes to Asheville’s public radio station from WBEZ in Chicago.

by July 19, 2013 3 comments Asheville News
Listeners are giving money to WCQS to get them to stop asking for money

Listeners are giving money to WCQS to get them to stop asking for money

Listeners have given WCQS so much cash that the station is shaving a record four days of its annual spring fund drive.

by March 27, 2013 7 comments Asheville News
TED Radio Hour comes to Asheville’s WCQS

TED Radio Hour comes to Asheville’s WCQS

The talks about big ideas will start airing in Asheville every Wednesday 7 p.m. on WCQS.

Asheville media outlets sue to force disclosure of police evidence room audit

On May 21, Ashvegas alerted readers that local media outlets were considering suing to force the release of an audit report done following reports of money and drugs missing from the Asheville Police Department’s evidence room. Today, those outlets filed their lawsuit. Press release: Five Western North Carolina news organizations filed a lawsuit today calling on the city of Asheville[Read More…]

by June 25, 2012 0 comments Asheville News
WCQS seeks full-time morning edition host

WCQS seeks full-time morning edition host

Tomorrow’s the deadline to apply. Details here. WCQS Seeks full-time Morning Edition Host: Job Title: Host/Reporter – Morning Edition Department: Programming Functional Area: News Reports To: News Director Deadline: EOB June 22, 2012 WCQS is a community licensed public radio station located in vibrant downtown Asheville, NC and serves 11 counties in Western North Carolina. Asheville is often cited as[Read More…]

by June 21, 2012 0 comments Asheville News

WCQS morning news host departs for Charlotte public radio station; search on for new Morning Edition host/reporter

Here’s the press release. Good luck to Duncan. I enjoyed working with him. Duncan McFadyen, WCQS morning news host and reporter, is leaving his position with the station to become morning host and reporter at Charlotte NC based public radio station, WFAE. McFadyen began his public radio career in Wilmington, NC. He began work at WCQS in March of 2011[Read More…]

by May 30, 2012 0 comments Asheville News
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