WILL Highlights





WILL - WILL Highlights - October 20, 2014

Talking classical on NPR’s ‘Here & Now’

Hear what pieces WILL-FM's Vic Di Geronimo selected for a classical version of the program's DJ Sessions. Listen to his interview with Jeremy Hobson.

Vic Di Geronimo

WILL-FM's Vic Di Geronimo selected five pieces of music to get people excited about classical music, and then talked about them with NPR's Jeremy Hobson, a former WILL Radio staff member.The interview will be featured on Here & Now's DJ Sessions segment sometime between 12 pm and 2 pm on Tuesday, Oct. 21. Tune in and hear what Vic has to say!

Read Vic's blog.



WILL - WILL Highlights - October 08, 2014

Illinois Gubernatorial Downstate Debate

8 pm Thursday, Oct. 9, on WILL-TV

Bruce Rauner and Pat Quinn

Candidates for governor Republican Bruce Rauner and Democratic incumbent Pat Quinn will meet for the Illinois Gubernatorial Downstate Debate in Peoria at 8 pm Thursday, Oct. 9. It will be hosted by Illinois Public Media and three other Illinois public broadcasters along with the League of Women Voters of Illinois.

Public TV and radio stations throughout the state will broadcast the 60-minute debate. The debate will take place at WTVP (Peoria), which will sponsor and broadcast the debate along with WILL-TV and WILL-AM-FM (Urbana), WSIU-FM-TV (Carbondale) and WUIS-FM (Springfield).

Jak Tichenor, host of Illinois Lawmakers, from WSIU will moderate with questioning by Amanda Vinicky, statehouse bureau chief from WUIS; H. Wayne Wilson, host/producer of WTVP’s At Issue; and Jamey Dunn, executive editor of Illinois Issues magazine.

Chad Grimm, Libertarian candidate for governor, did not meet all of the candidate eligibility requirements to appear in the debate. Those requirements are contained in the debate agreements posted below. See Illinois Public Media News stories about Grimm's candidacy.

Additional TV stations carrying the debate are WEIU (Charleston), WQPT (Quad Cities), WSEC (Springfield), WMEC (Macomb), WTTW (Chicago), and WQEC (Quincy). Other radio stations broadcasting the debate are WBEZ-FM (Chicago), WCBU-FM (Peoria), WVIK-FM (Quad Cities) and WNIJ-FM (DeKalb).

WTVP-TV, WILL AM-FM-TV, WSIU-FM-TV and WUIS-FM will stream the debate live on their station websites.

WILL-TV will re-air the debate at 10:30 pm Friday, Oct. 10, and 1 pm Sunday, Oct. 12.

Join the conversation online during the debate: #ILGov2014


WILL - WILL Highlights - October 07, 2014

Three quick lessons from Joshua Bell

From NPR Classical: Bell leads nine young musicians in the HBO documentary Masterclass. Here, the violinist gives advice on finding yourself in the music.




Page 3 of 10 pages  < 1 2 3 4 5 >  Last ›