October 22, 2014

90.1 Celebrates 60th Anniversary

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Art Van Allen, who managed the station from 1958 to 1986, is pictured with a student operator. - Photo from Mary Van Allen’s personal collection.

Art Van Allen, who managed the station from 1958 to 1986, is pictured with a student operator.

Photo from Mary Van Allen’s personal collection.

The 90.1 WFYI Public Radio we know today got its start at Shortridge High School, 60 years ago, signing on in Oct. 1954 as WIAN-FM. 

WFYI’s "Morning Edition" host, Don Hibschweiler, has this timeline of the radio station’s history.

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