WHJE to host first ever Riley-a-Thon,marathon broadcast to raise money for Riley Children’s Hospital

Jesse Cooper, WHJE staff member and junior, practices broadcasting for the Riley-a-Thon on WHJE radio. Cooper said she hopes the Riley-a-Thon will continue as an annual event even after her graduation.

Christian Ledbetter

February 21, 2020

During the week of Dance Marathon, this Sunday to  next Saturday, viewers can tune in to WHJE for the first ever Riley-a-Thon. During Riley-a-Thon, WHJE will help raise funds for Dance Marathon and Riley Children’s Hospital through special broadcasts where it will invite kids from Riley to tell t...

WHJE and CHTV to host alumni night Thursday

WHJE adviser Dominic James talks to a student during SRT. He said,

Angela Qian

September 25, 2019

Radio staff members will conduct an alumni night this Thursday. According to the Carmel Clay Historical Society website, alumni can take a tour of the WHJE and CHTV studios from 5 to 6 p.m. followed by a panel discussion of alumni for current students. The event opens to the public at 7:30 p.m. with a ...

WHJE to feature new music, help new staff members adjust to shows

Paige Ohrvall, promos manager and senior works on a spreadsheet containing information about the radio segments. She said,

Angela Qian

September 13, 2019

WHJE will start playing more new alternative rock hits by artists like Billie Eilish, according to Paige Ohrvall, WHJE promos manager and senior. “We just had our big fundraiser, LROS, Last Rock of Summer,” Ohrvall said. “Right now it’s football season, so tune into the football games.” W...

Summer Rockin’: WHJE members organize student music festival on Aug. 16

Junior and prospective Last Rock of Summer performer, Ethan Meneghini, works on his music over the summer in preparation for the LROS. Meneghini has created his own home studio that he works out of to produce his own music.

Josie Cruzan

August 13, 2019

For Ella Carlson, Last Rock of Summer (LROS) president and sophomore, a typical SRT involves getting her SRT teacher to sign her pass, which has “ASAP” written on it in square, capitalized pencil, and signed by her SRT teacher, Sarah Gillum, and then heading to her home away from home: the radio...

More Than A Diagnosis: As International Congress approaches, experts on, students with autism explain history, misconceptions surrounding developmental disorder

Radio Recording:
Senior Ethan Wakeman talks into his microphone during a recording session at the CHS recording lab. He said radio is a fun way to express himself.

Angela Qian and Harini Ravichandran

October 25, 2018

Senior Ethan Wakeman is pretty much your average high schooler. He’s a GKOM, and he participates in activities such as cross-country, track and radio. Like many students, he also said he tends to forget to do things. He often struggles with social skills and communication. Wakeman happens to have auti...

Escaping Top 40


March 24, 2014

Like bad comedians or The Big Bang Theory, local radio stations are extremely predictable.  You can guess what they are going to play from a group of five, maybe seven songs and be right almost all of the time. Often, the excessive playing of these Billboard chart-toppers is under the guise of “new music,...

The Inside Scoop on WHJE Radio


October 14, 2012

WHJE is Carmel High School’s radio run by Carmel High’s students. The class is open for sophomores, juniors, and seniors. The radio started in 1963 by Earl Lemme and has carried on since. Brian Spilbeler now runs the radio station and teaches the kids the skill set they need, such as becoming better...

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October 10, 2012

I want to start off by saying thanks to all of my readers! My last post currently has over 80 views, and that number increases every time I check. I don't really know exactly how many my others have because the website was changed and everything reset, but I'm glad to know so many of you enjoy spending...

Media classes work behind camera, mic


December 12, 2008

By Afra Hussain <[email protected] The radio broadcast of the State football game appeared to be a seamless commentary of the ongoing game. The three broadcasters commented on the game and listeners were able to hear their descriptions on air. However what went on to allow listeners to hear t...