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

Read more
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.

Read more
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

Read more
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.

Read more
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.

Read more
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

Read more
4:41 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

Closings due to Flooding along the Treasure Coast

All campuses of Indian River State College will be closed Thursday evening, January 9, due to localized flooding and heavy rain conditions.  All evening classes and activities are cancelled. 

It is expected that the College will open for classes on Friday, January 10.  Monitor the IRSC website, Face Book and WQCS 88.9FM for updates. 

Scripps Treasure Coast News reports that St. Lucie County public schools will be closed Friday, according to schools Superintendent Genelle Yost.

4:25 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

Tresure Coast Flood Advisory / Road closures

Flooded Roads 

Read more
WQCS Special Programs
3:31 pm
Fri October 25, 2013

WQCS 88.9 FM Selected to Participate in Emergency Alert Program For Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing People

 WQCS 88.9 FM is one of 25 NPR Member stations that has been selected to participate in a pilot program to demonstrate the delivery of emergency alerts to people who are deaf or hard-of-hearing in the Gulf Coast states. The initiative is a joint effort with NPR Labs, the technology research and development group of NPR, under a grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

Read more
3:10 pm
Thu June 6, 2013

IRSC remains open

IRSC is closely monitoring weather conditions along the Treasure Coast and in Okeechobee.  Please be aware that all campuses are open and classes will be held as scheduled. Please check www.irsc.edu, the IRSC Facebook page and WQCS 88.9 FM for updates.