Transformative Gift Leads to Monumental Project

Blue Ridge Public Radio is laying the groundwork for our future. As the result of a transformative investment we received in the Fall of 2018, BPR is in the midst of a major overhaul and upgrade of our studio and radio IT systems. Since my…

New Studio Furniture Arrived!

We received our new studio furniture for the first three studios to get remodeled/upgraded. It was quite a job getting all the packages into the station and unpacked. We worked with Forecast Consoles to design furniture to fit our existing rooms…

Studio Tear Down

Over the last few days, we have removed all equipment and furniture in preparation for our first round of studio upgrades. This round will include upgrading our existing Studio B (featured in the film below), existing Talk Studio and converting…

Data Center Construction Space Prepared

We completed preparation for the data room construction today.  Over the last three months we have spent 100’s of hours preparing for construction of the new data center. Today we spent a couple of hours to complete the process. The space is…

The devil is in the detail

One of may meetings we have had with Siegman Associates & Sud Associates working out the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing for the new data center and studio upgrades. After a few minor updates we are ready to submit drawings to the City…

Signs of Change

In preparation for the construction work being done on our lobby and office space we packed up the WCQS neon sign today. Our past volunteer and recent hire Keith Betscher built a storage container for the sign to ensure it was stored safely. We…