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Stefon Diggs for Gold: The Minneapolis Miracle

Stefon Diggs in the west end zone after topping the Saints on Sunday (Star Tribune)   MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – On all fours in the west end zone, he needed a moment or two to catch his breath.   Not one of the 66,612 in U.S. Bank Stadium could blame him. After all, he did just … Continued

Sports
Forever 40: Remembering Chris Street

An escape. They’re dramas. Plays. An act on the gridiron. A dance on the hardwood. Sports are so popular in today due to the world needing an outlet. A place to diverge our attention from the everyday life. Baseball, the national pastime. Football, the modern-day gladiators. Athletics are so popular due to their ability to … Continued

Sports
Iowa Outclassed by Purdue on Chris Street Day

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Toughness. Intensity. Passion. Pride. All those adjectives can be used to describe the character and play of Chris Street, the former Hawkeye great who passed away 25 years ago in a car accident during his junior season. On Saturday, when the Iowa Hawkeyes hosted a top-3 ranked Purdue team and honored … Continued

News
DAM: Dumb, Avoidable Mistake – A Government Shutdown

Mistake Levels There are mistakes – misguided or wrong judgement. Writing this piece at night was not the problem. Drinking coffee that keeps one up past 3 AM? That was misguided judgement. Then there are dumb mistakes. An example here is when NASA burned a $125 Million Mars orbiter vehicle thanks to not converting thrust … Continued

Sports
Nick Saban Rides Backup Quarterback Tua Championship

  The 2018 National Championship game was at a tipping point at halftime, Georgia sat on a hard-fought 13-0 lead over Alabama. The Crimson Tide offense was struggling with Jalen Hurts under center. The Alabama offense had only mustered under 100 yards of total offense the entire first half, as Georgia more than doubled that … Continued

Sports
Jewell, Jackson Represent Iowa In Collegiate Awards

IOWA CITY, IA- Coming off a disappointing 7-5 season, the Hawkeyes have been well-represented in the college football awards thanks to the superb play of Josey Jewell and Josh Jackson. While the 2017 season proved to be disheartening–a home loss to Purdue, a last-second loss to the #2 ranked Penn State Nittany Lions, and a … Continued

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About KRUI’s Departments

KRUI contains nine department staffs, each specializing in an essential area of the station. No previous experience is necessary, and appropriate training will be provided for all staffs. The departments include:

On-Air Staff:
Hosts and produces weekly shows, either talk-based or music-based.  All on-air DJs must complete DJ Training to host their own show.

Music Department:
Responsible for reviewing new CDs, interviewing bands, and other music related projects. Enjoyment of music is the only prerequisite.

KRUI.FM Online Content Department:
Responsible for generating online content for KRUI.FM, whether it be writing, audio, video, or photography.

Marketing/PR Department:
Responsible for the image of KRUI and how the public views the station as a whole. Creativity, passion, and perseverance are key assets in this field.

Sports Department:
Covers both UI athletics and national sports. The Sports Staff also creates weekly sports talk shows.

News Department:
Charged with daily newscasts and coverage of news occurring on a UI, local, and national/international basis. Ideal experience for anyone interested in on-air news broadcast and/or journalism.

Underwriting Department:
Creates and fosters underwriting relationships with local businesses.

Production Department:
Produces spots dealing with community affairs and events. Creates production pieces for all departments. Great experience in using audio production equipment. Training provided.

Operations Department:
Responsible for the technical aspects of KRUI. Maintains KRUI’s technical requirements for the FCC. Responsible for repairing equipment (computers, sound equipment, broadcasting transmitter/equipment).

IT Department:
Responsible for maintaining the website, and additionally responsible for adding and creating online content with the help of other departments. Other responsibilities include maintenance of KRUI’s online streams, servers, and all related software used throughout the station. Works closely with the Operations department.