Mississippi Valley State University
Public Broadcasting and Media Productions
WVSD 91.7 FM
WVSD 91.7 FM is a 24-hour public educational radio station operating under the auspices of the Office of Public Broadcasting/Media Productions at
Specific goals for 2014-2015
Broaden the station’s programming
Increase the power signal
Provide student internship program and news/public affairs team
Subscribe to national news service
Develop original programming
Secure adequate office space
CartWorks Automated System
Functions: Allows students to train on state-of-the-art equipment; continuous
programming with minimal personnel; expansion of programming; and programming can be
keyed in computer for at least two weeks in advance of broadcasting.
MVSU Sports Network
Broadcast and web cast
Underwriter spots are solicited for broadcast games.
Web Cast site: www.mvsu.edu, click the Listen Live Link.
MVSU Sports Network
Broadcasts and web casts of Football, Basketball, Baseball, Softball,
Wireless system allows WVSD to broadcasts live programs from H. G. Carpenter and other areas where there are accessible telephone lines; or from areas where cell phone reception is uninterrupted.
Specific Function: 15-30-minute public affairs special designed to feature university guests
Hosts: Darwin Cannon, Wanda Young
Specific Function: 1-hour sports talk show covering levels of various sports
Air Times: 1 hour prior to broadcasts/webcasts of MVSU games
Hosts: Malcolm Miller (Host), Melvin Booker (Analyst)
Mississippi Gospel Artists Show
Specific Function: 1-hour inspirational show featuring gospel artists with Mississippi origins
Air Times: Friday, 9 a.m., Sunday 7 p.m.
Host: Darwin Cannon
Specific Function: 1-hour variety talk show covering current
Air Time: Thursday, 11 a.m.
Afternoons @ 5
Specific Function: 1-hour R&B show
Air Times: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 5 p.m.
Soul City Café
Specific Function: 1-hour variety neo-soul variety show
Air Time: Fridays, 2 p.m.
NPR Public Radio Satellite Interconnection Agreement
WVSD has received NPR’s Content Depot component since April 2006. Installation was May 13,
- Health in a Heartbeat, Daily, 10:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 8:30 p.m.
- New Inspiration for the Nation, Monday, 2:00 p.m.
- Jazz Set Fundraiser, Tuesday, 11:00 a.m.
- Midnight Special, Tuesday, Midnight
- Jazz Set: Wednesday, 11:00 a.m.
- Beale Street Blues, Thursday, 8 p. m.
- Friends of the Blues, Thursday, 10 p.m.
Gospel Reflections (Sylvia Jay, Host, Inspirational), Tuesday, 8:00 a.m., Sunday, 5:00 p.m.
From the Press Box to Press Row (Donal Ware, Host, Sports), Saturday, Noon
Blues Times in the City (Rojene Bailey, Host, Blues), Friday, 10 p.m.