64. College Radio

In a world saturated with online music apps and podcasts, college radio’s free spirit and eclectic programming cuts through the noise. There are more than 600 college radio stations in the United States and they play a critical role in giving airtime to emerging musicians and local broadcasters. Patrick Figueroa, sports director at KDVS 90.3 FM at the University of California Davis shares how the campus radio station teaches students broadcast production skills and provides its audience with diverse, noncommercial, and freeform radio. We then travel to Argentina — home of one of the oldest university radio station in the world, the highest and lowest points in the Southern Hemisphere, soccer legends Messi and Maradona, and a national sport called duck.

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