Radio & Television


Radio & Television resources in the Madison Area

  • WHA - Public radio and television.
  • WORT-FM - WORT-FM is a non-commercial, listener sponsored, member controlled community radio station broadcasting to south central Wisconsin. WORT volunteers and staff provide quality programming and services to a broad spectrum of the community.

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