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The mission of WHYR is to facilitate communication and education as they pertain to progressive ideals working to improve the Baton Rouge community and provide quality programming and services to a broad spectrum of the community.

WHYR 96.9 FM is a local, non-profit, listener-supported radio station broadcasting in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Our Mission: To be an open voice to inform, connect, amplify, and entertain the diverse communities of Baton Rouge.

Why Community Radio?

Community radio stations build stronger communities by:

  • Encouraging community development
  • Investigating underreported issues and concerns
  • Highlighting the needs of underserved populations
  • Giving a voice to members of the community that are not broadcast by mainstream commercial media
  • Allowing the community a chance to actively participate in the media

Community radio is by the people, for the people.

Location: Baton Rouge, LA