The future of radio on WYXR

A deeper look at the content and mission of the rebranded WUMR

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 05, 2020 6:00 AM CT | Published: August 04, 2020 6:31 PM CT
Eric Barnes
Daily Memphian

Eric Barnes

Eric Barnes is CEO of The Daily Memphian, host of Behind the Headlines on WKNO-TV, host of The Sidebar on WYXR 91.7, and the author of four novels.

Contrary to early rumors, University of Memphis radio station WYXR – formerly WUMR – will still play jazz, there will be lots of Memphis music but other music as well, and U of M students will continue to be involved in the station.


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