Radio Free Penn State


Radio Free Penn State

Infobox Radio Show
show_name = Radio Free Penn State


imagesize =
caption =
format = Talk show
runtime = 60 minutes
creator = Andy Nagypal
starring =
home_station = The LION 90.7fm
country = flagicon|United States United States
first_aired = 1999
last_aired = present
num_episodes = n/a (airs weekdays)
website = [http://www.thelion.fm/ The LION 90.7fm (WKPS)]

Radio Free Penn State is a public affairs talk show that airs weeknights on The LION 90.7fm, the student radio station at the Pennsylvania State University. The show was founded by then-student Andy Nagypal in 1999 and focuses on topical issues relating to students at Penn State as well as concerns of the surrounding State College and Centre County communities.

According to the management of The LION 90.7fm, Radio Free Penn State has historically attracted the station's highest regular listenership behind its annual sports broadcasts of Penn State footballFact|date=February 2007.

Founding

Radio Free Penn State was founded to provide student and community listeners with an engaging, informative and relevant source for discussion of topical concerns affecting both the State College community and larger Commonwealth.

History

Radio Free Penn State has made headlines in local media outlets for its historically hard-hitting discussion of topical political, social and student-centered issues. [cite news | url=http://www.collegian.psu.edu/archive/2000/10/10-04-00tdc/10-04-00dnews-3.asp | title=Radio Free Penn State offers forum for opinions | publisher=The Daily Collegian | author=Daryl Lang | date=October 4, 2000] Andy Nagypal has led discussion with nationally prominent figures, including talk radio personality Mike Gallagher. [cite news | url=http://www.radioink.com/headlineentry.asp?hid=125363&pt=inkheadlines | title=Gallagher Agrees To Joint Appearance With Moore On “Radio Free Penn State" | publisher=Radio Ink | date=October 22, 2004]

Notable Guests

*Ann Coulter (2004)
*Sam Richards (2004)
*Thomas Lifson (2007)
*Jon Peterson (2008)

Notes


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