Riley-a-thon Q&A with Aidan Hurley, Riley kid, WHJE host and junior

Riley-a-thon Q&A with Aidan Hurley, Riley kid, WHJE host and junior

Nathan Huang

February 21, 2020

Why did you decide to promote Riley Dance Marathon?  I decided to make a podcast promoting Riley Dance Marathon because I thought it would be a great opportunity to utilize the people I know, like my doctors. I go to Riley every month, so I interviewed one of my doctors, and she gave a really great re...

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 to continue raising money for Riley

Radio adviser Dominic James stands at his desk on his 60th birthday. WHJE staff members decorated his classroom and the radio hallway for the occasion.

Angela Qian

February 9, 2020

WHJE will conduct its first annual RileyThon from Feb. 24 through Feb. 29 to support Riley Children’s Hospital and Carmel Dance Marathon, according to radio adviser Dominic James. “We are getting the whole radio station involved,” he said. “In the week leading up to Dance Marathon, all of our shows will...

WHJE to host Riley-Thon, collect competition entries for IASB

Junior Jess Cooper and radio adviser Dominic James stand by the WHJE sign. Cooper said WHJE will partner with Cabinet to raise money for Riley.

Angela Qian

January 19, 2020

WHJE will conduct a Riley-Thon from Feb. 24 through Feb. 29 to raise money for Riley Children’s Hospital and promote Dance Marathon, which will be at 4 p.m. on Feb. 29, according to Jess Cooper, Riley-Thon organizer and junior. “I am a Riley kid. I’m an oncology kid, so I spent six months at Ri...

WHJE to broadcast football, basketball games, ban Christmas music

Charlie Maurer, co-sports director and senior, sits in a recording booth.

Angela Qian

November 27, 2019

WHJE will travel to Lucas Oil Stadium with the football team on Saturday for the State Championship, according to Charlie Maurer, co-sports director and senior. The game will begin at 7 p.m. Radio adviser Dominic James said WHJE also has four teams working on basketball live shows. They will broadcast during the first men’s basketball game at Zionsville tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. “This gives a great opportunity for second year (staff members) to get involved, so they  actually have started broadcasting (junior varsity) games all by themselves,” James said. “That means we’ve got between 12 and 15 people every week broadcasting live sports.” However, Maur...

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...

FestiFails: Students should consider closer, cheaper alternatives to summer music festivals

FestiFails: Students should consider closer, cheaper alternatives to summer music festivals

Livvie Hurley

May 23, 2019

As summer draws closer, so does the start of the music festival season. However, I will not be one of the estimated 400,000 people attending Lollapalooza in August or one of the 80,000 attending Bonnaroo in June. As much as I would like to go to a music festival, there are some major inconveniences w...

WHJE reflects on Radiothon

Amy Tian

May 15, 2019

Last Saturday, WHJE had its Radiothon, a 16-hour live broadcast with music and shows from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. “It was amazing how easy it was this year compared to last year, and I think that shows how much more confident the station is at live broadcast. I think lots of people this year were able...

WHJE to host fundraiser, freshmen start broadcasting

In the computer lab, freshmen Tanner Rindfuss and Aidan West prepare their scripts for their first broadcasting session.

Amy Tian

March 26, 2019

WHJE staff members have been pre-recording before spring break and finishing their current projects. On either April 13 and 14, WHJE will have a fundraiser at City Barbecue, where they will receive a share of the profits. “We are doing another radiothon in May. It’s not specifically for fundra...

WHJE to cover ice hockey season, finish strong

Amy Tian

February 13, 2019

As the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS) award ceremony draws near, WHJE staff members plan ahead in order to maintain coverage during Feb. 28 to Mar. 3. WHJE advisor Dominic James said, “It’s been quite a quiet time, but the Ice Hounds won the area championships (on Feb. 10), so we were...