“Roots” music is music that is considered to be American either because it is native to our country or because it was developed here. Rock and Roll, Rhythm and Blues, and Jazz define the American Experience.
WUSM FM-88.5 is a non-commercial radio station offering USM students hands on and ”on-the-air” experience in the exciting field of radio broadcasting. All WUSM programming can be heard online at southermissradio.com.
Internships, practicums and volunteer positions are available for students of the Univeristy of Southern Mississippi through the school of Journalism and Mass Communications. For More information contact General Manager, Justin Martin at (601) 266-9876 (WUSM) or email WUSM@usm.edu.
WUSM exists through the generosity of our listeners. Our support ranges from a $25 peryear Student level to the $2,500 Mighty Oak membership and beyond. With ever-changing equipment needs and budget limitations, every dollar we receive is put to work at WUSM. Our staff is creative… actually downright ingenious at stretching a dollar but our needs still exceed our means. If you like the music, please help the program any way you can through members sponsorships or underwriting our programming. For more information contact For More information contact General Manager, Justin Martin at (601) 266-9876 (WUSM) or email WUSM@usm.edu .
For convenience, here is a link to the USM Foundation donation page.
You can securely donate with a debit/credit card there. To make sure WUSM receives your donation, please scroll down on the page and select “WUSM FM 88.5″ in the drop-down menu labeled “Select Designation.”
Under the space labeled “Special Instructions for your gift,” type in the level membership you are making – those are provided below for your convenience. To learn more about the packages, please refer to the “Membership” page here at southernmissradio.com.
Any gifts in conjunction with your membership package will be mailed to the address you provided to the USM Foundation. Make sure and include shirt size if your package includes a T-shirt.