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Cut the WRTI Spring Member Drive in Half!

May 24, 2017

We’ve never done this before. Our goal for the upcoming Spring Member Drive is to raise all the money in half the time. We can do that only if your goal is to contribute nowbefore the drive begins on May 1st. Simply put, All the Members in Half the Time equals more music and fewer interruptions. Just the way you like it.

Lancaster Listeners: This Is For You!

Apr 4, 2017
Credit: DiscoverLancaster.com/Terry Ross

Good news for all of our listeners in the Lancaster area. You can now enjoy classical music and jazz on WRTI at a new frequency in your region! It’s 106.3 FM on the radio dial. The emails have already been pouring in from folks throughout the area who are so pleased with this signal that's much clearer and more reliable. Happy listening!

Get the WRTI App!

Feb 3, 2017

Big news! You can now enjoy WRTI in a whole new way with the first-ever WRTI App! Download it today to listen to WRTI in the background while browsing the web or catching up on your emails. Your favorite radio station will always be with you—on your mobile phone or tablet—even when you're traveling!

Credit: Carliss Million

We have important and exciting news to share with you about the future of WRTI. Bill Johnson, WRTI station manager for the past 16 years, has been promoted to general manager of WRTI, responsible for the administration and supervision of all activities at the station.

Brushes with fame may be commonplace for those who work in the public eye, but, as WRTI’s Maureen Malloy reports, Bob Perkins has never been too far from the famous, even in the most unlikely of places.


There's a new host on WRTI! She's Debra Lew Harder, a pianist and music educator who also happens to be a natural on the radio. We're lucky to have her on board here. In addition to being your Saturday morning classical host from 6 am to 12 noon, Debra is producing Arts Desk features and interviewing guest artists for The Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert broadcasts. She's also a substitute host. So you'll be hearing her voice a lot!

Simon Meets Legendary Jazz Radio Host "BP with the GM"

Jun 3, 2016

WRTI's Bob Perkins, lovingly known as "BP with the Good Music," recently met Simon Church, a young jazz ethusiast and drummer, who asked him a few interesting questions about his life in the jazz world.

Classical and Jazz Weekend Highlights on WRTI

May 20, 2016

Turn on your radio, or go online, to hear the best classical music and jazz programs throughout the weekend. Here are some highlights...

In this article from Sunday's Philadelphia Inquirer, Music Critic Peter Dobrin shares his views about the current state of classical music radio and WRTI's role in bringing this format to listeners throughout our region.

Read the article here...

WRTI’s longtime morning News Anchor and News Director Windsor Johnston tendered her resignation earlier this month. Windsor’s affiliation with the station began while she was a student at Temple University. She covered many local, national, and international stories while at WRTI, including the 2000 Republican National Convention in Philadelphia. She was also one of the few reporters on the scene of the violence that followed the presidential election in Kenya in December, 2007, and filed reports for both WRTI and NPR.