WRTI's 60th Anniversary

Station Announcements
2:47 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

WRTI In Lights!

The top of the PECO Building, July 9th, 2013.

The PECO Building in Center City, Philadelphia lit up the skyline on July 9th with 60th birthday wishes for WRTI. Here's the view of the electronic light display that scrolled around the building on a beautiful summer night.

You can also wish WRTI a happy 60th! Become a member for the first time, renew your yearly membership, or make an additional gift to the station in honor of our special anniversary. Thanks!

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Station Announcements
1:29 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

Happy 60th WRTI!

Thank you for supporting 60 years of broadcast service on WRTI. Together we make great music!

Every day the staff here at WRTI works hard to live up to the mission of giving you the best classical music and jazz experience public media can deliver.  Personally, I want you to know how gratifying it is to work with such a talented and dedicated group of people.  Moreover, I want to share how proud I am of the work they do.



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Message From Dave
5:55 am
Thu January 17, 2013

Happy New Year and Happy Birthday (to us)

Welcome to 2013.  Besides being the year of the snake and the UN's International Year of Water Cooperation (who knew!), it bears mentioning that WRTI turns 60!  On July 9, 1953, WRTI became a licensed FM radio station operating at 10 watts from Temple University's main campus in Philadelphia.  Thanks to you, over the years we've grown into the largest classical music and jazz media outlet in the tri-state area.

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60th Anniversary Artwork Competition
8:20 am
Wed November 21, 2012

And The Winner Is...

Dori Spector's winning design for WRTI's 60th Anniversary Celebration
Dori Spector

Congratulations to Dori Spector! She's the winner of WRTI's 60th Anniversary Commemorative Artwork Competition. Dori lives in Newtown Square, PA and is a sustaining member of WRTI. She submitted an etching that, our judges felt, was a beautiful expression of WRTI's diverse cultural community and its ongoing connection to Philadelphia's tri-state region.

“All of the submissions received were truly outstanding,” says WRTI General Manager Dave Conant. "We're thankful to everyone who participated in the competition."

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