Station Information

 

Table of Contents

Mission Statement
Listen Live
Station History
Community Advisory Board
Leadership Team
Employment, Equal Opportunity, and Diversity
General Manager Quarterly Reports
Donor Privacy Policies
WTJU Financial Documents and CPB Station Activity Survey


Mission Statement

WTJU-FM is a non-commercial educational radio station licensed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to the Rector and Board of Visitors of the University of Virginia.

The objectives of WTJU are:

  • To present original, rich, and diverse programming of music and other forms of expression free from the direct constraints of commercial interests, reflecting the broadest educational goals of the University.
  • To provide the University and surrounding communities with a significant alternative to other broadcast media within the station’s service area.
  • To provide educational, entertaining music and public affairs programming, and information on issues and events of interest to the community.
  • To serve as a communications link between the University and surrounding communities, bringing the resources of the University to its neighbors, providing opportunities for participation in the creation of programming and the experience of broadcasting, and fostering closer contact among different groups.
  • To archive selected recorded material acquired or produced by WTJU.

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Listen Live

To listen live you can use our web player. The player offers the full playlist for the show as well as chat functionality to talk with other listeners.

For listeners who want to listen through a separate media player, there’s several options; for a concise table of what options are available, see this table.

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Station History

Founded in 1955, WTJU began as an educational radio station centered around classical music. Today, WTJU continues its mission of education and community engagement encompassing four genres of music (classical, jazz, folk, and rock) as well as public affairs. For a more in-depth look into the history of WTJU, visit here.

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Community Advisory Board

The WTJU Community Advisory Board consists of community members and University faculty, staff and students. All CAB meetings are open to the public.  For more information, please contact WTJU at 434-924-0885 or email wtju@virginia.edu

WTJU is owned by the Rector and Board of Visitors of the University of Virginia: this group serves as the legal Board of WTJU according to the FCC. You can see a list of current Board members here.

The WTJU Community Advisory Board is an advisory group consisting of University students, staff or faculty, community members and the General Manager of WTJU (non-voting member). Committee Guidelines

The CAB meetings (held approximately five times annually) are open to the public. Meetings are generally held in the conference room at Lambeth Commons. Parking is open to the public in the main Lambeth Residences parking lot after 5pm, but it can be difficult to find a space. Please keep that in consideration if you plan to attend as a guest.

Meetings of the CAB are open to the public for anonymous viewing. With a simple majority vote, the CAB may vote to close its sessions to consider matters relating to individual employees, proprietary information, litigation, and other matters listed in Section 396(k)(4) of the federal Communications Act.

If a session is closed to the public, a written statement containing an explanation of the reasons for closing the meeting will be made publicly available on this web page.

If you have questions about this group contact the Chair Matthew Simon or the WTJU office at 434-924-0885 or wtju@virginia.edu.

You can view the current list of CAB members here.

Recent CAB meeting minutes:

May 2014

October 2014

Upcoming meetings:

Wednesday, December 10, 6:00pm, Lambeth Commons conference room

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Leadership Team

WTJU established a Leadership Team in 2010 to develop and maintain WTJU’s mission and vision, engage in strategic planning, and to build and sustain relationships with WTJU alumni.

The Leadership Team includes members from each department at WTJU, WTJU Alumni, the WTJU General Manager, and the U.Va. Associate Vice President for University Advancement Services.

Meetings are held approximately six times per year in the Lambeth Commons 1st floor meeting room. Meetings of the Leadership Team are open to the public for anonymous viewing. With a simple majority vote, the Leadership Team may vote to close its sessions to consider matters relating to individual employees, proprietary information, litigation, and other matters listed in Section 396(k)(4) of the federal Communications Act.

If a session is closed to the public, a written statement containing an explanation of the reasons for closing the meeting will be made publicly available on this web page.

Recent Leadership Team meeting minutes:

July 2014

October 2014

Upcoming Meetings:

Wednesday, January 21, 6:00pm, Lambeth Commons conference room

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Employment, Equal Opportunity, and Diversity

Applications for positions at WTJU-FM must be filed through the University of Virginia Human Resources Division. Available positions are posted at UVa Human Resources.

WTJU’s most recent FCC Equal Employment Opportunities report is posted here: WTJU-EEO-2014

WTJU follows the University of Virginia’s policies on equal opportunity and non-discrimination, which can be found here.

WTJU has established a formal goal for diversity, which it reviews on an annual basis. Per the requirements of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, WTJU annually reviews its practices to fulfill station’s commitment to diversity. WTJU’s Diversity Plan is posted online here: WTJU-Diversity-Plan

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General Manager Quarterly Reports

In lieu of a traditional annual report, WTJU’s General Manager began writing and distributing a quarterly report in late 2013. The Quarterly Reports are listed below:

October 2013
January 2014
April 2014
July 2014
October 2014

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Donor Privacy Policies

From WTJU’s Donor List Confidentiality Policy: “WTJU has never, does not currently, and has no plans to exchange or sell donor lists. Since 1998, donations made to WTJU have been coded at the Development Office to restrict use of the WTJU donor list within the University. Per University of Virginia policies, WTJU may not share donor lists with anyone outside of the University of Virginia.”

The full document outlining WTJU’s donor privacy policies can be viewed here.

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WTJU Financial Documents and CPB Station Activity Survey

WTJU is a unit of the University of Virginia, and as such, is governed by the statutes of the Commonwealth of Virginia. WTJU maintains open financial records in accordance with the Virginia Public Records Act. For more information, visit http://www.virginia.edu/recordsmanagement/vapract.html.

WTJU is a beneficiary of an annual Community Service Grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB). Posted below are the station’s most recent Audited Financial Statement, Annual Financial Report, and Station Activity Survey.

FY2013 CPB Annual Financial Report

FY2012 Audited Financial Statement (WTJU files audited financial statements biennially.)

FY2013 CPB Salary Survey and Station Activity Report

 

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