Image of WRTI staff.
WRTI celebrates 75 years of jazz, classical and community
Type: News Story
The Temple-supported radio station is a trailblazer when it comes to promoting jazz and classical music on the air and in the community.
November 15, 2023
WRTI hosts Melinda Whiting, Courtney Blue, Bobbi I. Booker, Susan Lewis and Maureen Malloy
Meet the female hosts of WRTI
Type: News Story
Get to know Courtney Blue, Bobbi I. Booker, Susan Lewis, Maureen Malloy and Melinda Whiting.
March 1, 2022
Image of Fareed Simpson-Hankins playing trumpet outside.
Boyer graduate receives a prestigious award for research on New Orleans and Philadelphia jazz
Type: News Story
Fareed Simpson-Hankins returns to his roots in the Community Music Scholars Program and shares his success.
February 10, 2022
El Viaje host David Ortiz at the WRTI studio.
David Ortiz keeps the Latin jazz flowing on WRTI
Type: News Story
The “El Viaje” host talks about Latin jazz and Latino culture in Philadelphia.
February 2, 2021
Jazz host Bob Perkins in his office at WRTI
On WRTI, Bob Perkins gives self-isolated listeners a safe haven
Type: News Story
The jazz radio legend talks about the power of music and radio.
April 16, 2020