12:52 pm
Wed October 15, 2014

Gubernatorial Debate

The 2014 gubernatorial election is being watched by politics buffs across the nation. It's a competitive race, and Florida voters will have plenty to decide on.

In preparation for our coverage of the first English-language debate, public radio stations across the state have worked together to bring you stories about some of Florida's big issues.

Click on the icons to see what Floridians across the state are voting on.


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4:30 pm
Thu October 9, 2014

FPREN Storm Center

12:00 am
Wed October 8, 2014

WQCS to Present Oct. 15 Florida Governor’s Debate


Public radio station WQCS 88.9 FM will be one of 10 public radio stations in Florida broadcasting the upcoming Fall Gubernatorial Debate between Governor Rick Scott and former Governor Charlie Crist, scheduled for Wednesday, October 15th.

Scott and Crist will meet on stage for the one-hour debate at 7 p.m. at Bailey Hall auditorium at Broward College in Davie. WFOR/CBS4 anchor Eliott Rodriguez will serve as moderator for the debate. 

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12:42 pm
Tue October 7, 2014

WQCS is in the middle of an on-air fund drive


WQCS is listener supported public radio locally owned and operated right here on the Treasure Coast.  Our mission is to provide public service programming that informs, educates and entertains the community. 

For some, we are the only source of classical music.   For some others, we are the only source of local, national and international news. 

WQCS is also a member of the Florida Public Radio Emergency Network and is designated by the state as the Emergency Alert Radio Station for the area.

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Election Coverage
1:51 pm
Fri September 26, 2014

WQCS Election Information 2014

Link to your county's supervisor of elections office for early voting dates and locations.

Brevard County

Indian River County

St. Lucie County

Okeechobee County

Martin County

Palm Beach County

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1:56 pm
Wed July 9, 2014

FM Chips in Mobile Phones

WQCS’s audiences and local communities know that we provide up-to-the minute public safety and weather information through Emergency Alert System, local Emergency Operations Centers and new Florida Public Radio Emergency Network. And they rely on us for unbiased news and engaging cultural programming anytime. In order to accomplish our mission of public service, we must make sure we are available to our audiences anytime, anywhere, and on their favorite mobile devices.

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3:56 pm
Wed June 18, 2014

WQCS reporters recognized once again with multiple awards from the Associated Press

News Director Jill Roberts received first place from the Associated Press in the category of Public Affairs for a story on White Cane Safety Day and first place in the Light Feature category for her story on the Little Free Library in Sewall’s Point.  In the Hard News Category she received second place for a story

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2:30 pm
Wed June 11, 2014

Florida Public Broadcasters To Expand Digital Learning Resources

Florida’s children, families and educators will soon have access to thousands of customized digital learning resources at no cost through Florida PBS stations and the Florida PBS LearningMedia. 

As part of the 2014-2015 state budget, FPBS was awarded $1 million to customize more than 85,000 digital learning materials from the national PBS LearningMedia library to meet Florida state standards.

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WQCS Special Programs
1:57 pm
Wed May 28, 2014

WQCS Enters Into New Partnership to Help Keep Floridians Safe

WQCS and other Florida public radio stations have joined forces with the Florida Division of Emergency Management to form the new statewide Florida Public Radio Emergency Network (FPREN). The FPREN utilizes the state’s public radio outlets to share critical emergency information statewide through radio, various mobile media technologies, and battery-powered devices.

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6:25 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

Please Support WQCS

One-Time Donation

Make a one-time annual gift to support WQCS programming. Your membership will expire one year from the date of your gift. Each gift is acknowledged upon receipt and renewal notices are mailed when the annual giving period is over.

Please follow this link to Donate Now

Monthly Donor

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