About Us/CPB Compliance Forms

Credit WKU Public Radio

For more than 30 years, the Public Radio Service of Western Kentucky University has fulfilled a consistent mission:  to enhance the quality of life in this region by presenting unique, non-commercial programming of exceptional quality.

From the highest caliber national, international, and local journalism to world-class arts and entertainment programs, WKU Public Radio brings listeners a wealth of ideas, information, and inspiration every day.  

Starting with a single signal in 1980, the service has grown to include four transmitters serving a population of 1.3 million across Kentucky, southern Indiana, and northern Tennessee.  WKU Public also has a strong online presence, which includes live streaming and extensive audio archives.

The award-winning WKU Public Radio news staff is highly regarded for the range and depth of their work.  You can hear their reports and special features throughout the day, and follow the latest news on this site and on our Facebook page and Twitter feed.

Our Transmitters

WKYU-FM 88.9 Bowling Green
WDCL-FM 89.7 Somerset 
WKPB-FM 89.5 Henderson/Owensboro
WKUE-FM 90.9 Elizabethtown
and translator station W277AA-FM, 103.3 Somerset

Station Senior Management

David Brinkley, Director of Educational Telecommunications at WKU

(270) 745-6140


Kevin Willis, News Director and Interim Station Manager

(270) 745-8819


CPB Compliance Forms and Information

Audited Financial Statements & Most Recent I.R.S. Form 990

You can find WKU Public Radio's most recent Audited Financial Statements here.

WKU Public Radio is not required to file an IRS Form 990 (compensation report). WKU Public Radio does not have any full-time staff or contracted employees with a yearly salary of more than $100,000.

For information on how to obtain copies of the CPB Annual Financial report, please contact WKU Public Broadcasting’s Business Manager, Emilee England, or call 270-745-5480.

You can find copies of Western Kentucky University's most recent Annual Financial Reports here.

You can find information on Job Openings here.

WKU Public Radio's most recent EEO Reports can be viewed here.

WKU Public Radio's latest Employee and Job Openings Statistical Report is here.

WKU Public Radio's latest Local Content and Services Report (Section 6) for the CPB SAS can be found here.

WKU Public Radio Governance

The governing body of Western Kentucky University, and WKU Public Radio, is an 11 member Board of Regents. Eight of the members are appointed by the Governor from among nominees submitted by a nominating commission. These members serve up to two six-year terms.

Faculty and staff representatives are elected by their peers to three-year terms. The student representative is the President of the Student Government Association and is elected to a one-year term.

All members have voting privileges. You can find the WKU Board of Regents open meetings schedule here.