Get Involved

Do you have what it takes to join the high energy WHIP Radio team? WHIP is always looking for new members to help the station grow. The station consists of many independent departments all working together to provide quality programming content on and off the air. 

  1. Fill out our recruiting interest form to be added to the station’s email list
  2. Join our Discord to stay up to date with WHIP announcements and opportunities
  3. Follow our Guide to Getting Involved On-Air

Music Department

Our music department is responsible for DJing shows throughout the week of all genres and types. Providing listeners with the best of each genre, shows range from pop, alternative, rap, underground, gospel, the local DIY scene and more. For more information on getting involved with the music department, contact our Music Director at Music@whipradiotu.com.

News Department

Our news department works to put together daily news updates, news broadcasts, and written stories. With shows focusing on Temple, Philadelphia, and national news, the department hones in on several pertinent skills to media production. Skills you’ll learn include writing for news, audio/video production and editing, and live show/video hosting. For more information on getting involved with the news department, contact our News Director News@whipradiotu.com.

Sports Department

WHIP has a top-notch sports department that works hand in hand with our programming department to provide quality local sports programs to our listeners. Our sports department is responsible for the live broadcast of select Owls home games, daily sports updates, our sports talk programming, and beat reporting for our website. For more information on getting involved with the sports department, contact our Sports Director at oboyle@whipradiotu.com.

Entertainment Department

Encompassing the latest in the entertainment business, pop culture, and other topics like astrology and gaming, members of the department report on current hot topics while hosting shows that reflect this same mindset. WHIP’s daily morning show Wake Up Call lives in the entertainment department, and is the perfect company for your morning walks to class. For more information on getting involved with the entertainment department, contact our Entertainment Director at Entertainment@whipradiotu.com.

Podcast Department

For on air/production experience with an independent show for niche audiences, the podcast department provides members with an opportunity to reach large audiences across Apple podcasts, Spotify, Google podcasts, and more. You’ll learn about developing, hosting, editing and promoting podcasts as a member of the department. For more information on getting involved with the podcast department, contact our podcast director at Podcasting@whipradiotu.com.

Web & Press Department

Those interested in music, but are more intrigued by photographing and/or writing about concerts, or writing about music in general are fit for this group. We work with artists and local music venues to procure press passes to concerts for potential coverage for the online music component of the website. For more information on getting involved with the web department, contact our Web Director at Web@whipradiotu.com.

Production Department

Primarily focused on audio production, department members create beds, sweepers, intros, drops, commercials, and voiceovers that play in and between or shows on air. Putting our capabilities to the test, we won the Best Liner/Sweet category at the 2019 IBS awards. For information on how to get involved with our production department, email our Production Director at production@whipradiotu.com.

Engineering Department

The radio business is based on the new and exciting technology that drives each station. Our engineering department offers the opportunity to get hands-on experience with the cutting-edge and industry-standard broadcast technology we use. We look for quick-learning and tech savvy people to join this department. As a WHIP engineering department member you can learn audio and electricity basics, signal flow, soldering and how to operate the very same equipment being used in commercial radio. To get more information on how to get involved email our Chief Engineer at ChiefEngineer@whipradiotu.com.

Sales Department

Our sales department is perfect for any student who is looking for experience in advertising/marketing and also wants to make a little cash on the side. As a member of the sales team, sales reps earn 15% commission on all of their sales. Under the direction of our Sales Director, the sales department works to sell multimedia advertising packages including on-air commercials, web graphics, promotional appearances, and much more. If interested, contact our Sales Director at sales@whipradiotu.com.

Video Department

Members help create video coverage of events and initiatives done by various departments including interviews, Tiny Desk acoustic sessions, sports coverage, and more. For more information on getting involved with the video department, contact our Video Director at Video@whipradiotu.com.

Social Media Department

Our social media department coordinates posts on all of our social media platforms. Reaching over 4,000 users across Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, this department specializes in shaping WHIP’s digital presence. For more information on getting involved with the social media department, contact our Social Media Director at social@whipradiotu.com.

Promotions Department

Working hand in hand with several departments on the Street Team including Events, Social Media, Video, and Production, promotions members are responsible for promoting and overseeing different events hosted by WHIP. This includes the annual Rocktober Battle of the Bands competition, as well as our networking conference TURNS.  For more information on getting involved with promotions, email our Promotions Director at Promotions@whipradiotu.com.

Events Department

Specializing in coordinating all WHIP related events, members of this department work on behind the scenes efforts and creative work as part of the Street Team. Through organizing WHIP events such as Rocktober, our annual Battle of the Bands competition, our networking conference TURNS, and more,  members gain experience in venue scouting/booking, and assisting other departments in bringing their events to life. For more information on getting involved with the events department, contact our Event Director at Events@whipradiotu.com.

Outreach Department

Spreading the word about WHIP to incoming students and other potential members, and encouraging networking within the station, the Outreach Department creates a sense of community within the station and within Temple’s large selection of on-campus activities. The Outreach Department is the face of the station, representing WHIP at events and on campus.  For more information about the Outreach Department and WHIP as a whole, contact our Outreach Director at outreach@whipradiotu.com.

Graphic Design Department

Creating the imagery that makes WHIP so unique, the graphic design department works as a part of the Street Team to design content for the station’s events, social media, website, and brand. From designing flyers for Rocktober Battle of the Bands, to creating show logos and social media content, the Graphic Design department fulfills the station’s design needs and determines the visual brand of WHIP Radio. For more information on getting involved with the graphic design department, contact our Head Graphic Designer at Graphics@whipradiotu.com.

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