A Message From Rob Quicke
This is the official online home of William Paterson University’s radio station, WPSC 88.7 FM in Wayne, NJ. We are on 24/7 and we are primarily staffed by a mix of passionate students as well as alumni and community volunteers. Everyone involved in this station cares deeply about playing music and offering programming that is not heard anywhere else. In a time where commercial radio programming output is homogenized and rather dull, WP 88.7 FM sees its mission to be brave in what we play and to champion new music by many unsigned and upcoming artists. We take risks because we don’t have to achieve mainstream profitability.
The station is also very closely involved with the communication program here at William Paterson University. This means the station is used for classes and students can get credit for their involvement. We have industry-standard equipment that prepares students who want to go on to work in the radio industry. Being on the air is great life experience, and learning to produce radio is also a valuable skill to put on a resume.
Creating unique radio and playing rarely heard music is important these days. If we don’t do it, then who will?
Who will champion local, unsigned artists? Through our annual Braveathon and through supporting the NJ local music scene all year round, we do our best to expose local talent to our audience.
So, I hope you enjoy Brave New Radio. Remember, this radio station is fueled by the sheer passion of its DJs and staff. We hope that you enjoy listening to us, as much as we enjoy broadcasting to you.
Dr. Rob Quicke
General Manager/Founder of College Radio Foundation
A Message from Sebastian Escobar aka seabass
Que mas mi gente!! & hello dear Brave New Radio listener. I'm Sebastian Escobar or better known as Seabass from the goofy morning zoo show, The Monday Morning Blend.
I began my journey at WPSC in 2011 as a shy freshman. Years later, I began to hone my talents and passion for playing fantastic Latin-based music on my show Latin Flavors. I fell in love with the medium. I no longer was the shy freshman, but rather an influential senior. Soon after, I became the Program Director of Brave New Radio, promoting more local bands and musical talent than ever before. In May 2015, I graduated from William Paterson University with a B.A in Broadcasting and Political Science. As of December 2016, I returned to Brave New Radio as the new Station Manager.
The mission statement has NOT changed! We are still Brave New Radio and we are still all about promoting local talent and playing the best music NEVER heard on commercial mainstream stations.