Dylan Brogan

In an era when local news outlets are contracting, the volunteer-run WORT-FM expands its local coverage. On Oct. 5, In Our Backyard grows to an hour, with new features, expanded reports, podcasts. more

Oct 1, 2015 3:00 PM News

WORT celebrates 38 years of community radio with a party at High Noon Saloon this Saturday, Dec. 7. Local bands the Jimmys, Earl Foss & the Brown Derby and Icarus Himself will perform, and birthday cake will be served. more

Dec 5, 2013 3:00 PM A & E


Jeff Drew

If you want a good story about the music industry, just call UW alum Bruce Ravid. Ravid was an A&R rep for Capitol Records during the 1980s, when the music industry reached a new apex thanks to innovations like MTV. This was, of course, before th more

Jul 25, 2013 2:00 PM Isthmus Cover Stories

WORT just struck a coup on the front lines of the technological revolution. Last week, at its 32nd birthday fete, Mad City's listener-sponsored community radio station (89.9 FM) announced the coming launch of a second digital broadcast channel, WORT2 more

Dec 6, 2007 8:46 PM A & E