The 83rd season begins on December 7, 2013, with Verdi’s Rigoletto, starring Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Matthew Polenzani, and Sonya Yoncheva, continuing the celebration of Verdi's 200th birthday. Twenty-three broadcasts will be presented on the Toll Brothers–Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network through May 10, 2014.
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).
Public radio WQCS / 88.9 FM brought home five first place wins from The Associated Press awards program for outstanding reporting on the Treasure Coast communities it serves.
News Director Jill Roberts won Best Series Reporting for her series on domestic violence with the SafeSpace shelter for battered women in Stuart. The interviews included abuse stories from men and women, with an outline of the services from Executive Director Jill Borowicz.
Thank you for your patience! We have been working on the equipment for our HD signals. We realize that you may have experienced some signal outages on your HD radio and we appreciate your patience as we worked on the equipment. We apologize for the inconvenience.