Peter Fretwell Appointed General Manager
of WWFM The Classical Network

6-28-07

WEST WINDSOR, N.J. -- After a nationwide search Peter Fretwell of Spokane, Washington, has been named general manager of Mercer County Community College's WWFM The Classical Network, a 24-hour classical music station serving New Jersey, eastern Pennsylvania and portions of Delaware, Maryland and Colorado.

An experienced radio station manager, Mr. Fretwell studied classical music and has played the cello, double bass and piano. He is committed to the station's classical format. "I have a great love of classical music," he said. "My priority as manager of WWFM will be to expand the station's influence on the arts in New Jersey, to grow its listenership, and to engage the community. I hope to continue to expand on corporate sponsorships and increase funding through arts grants."

Mr. Fretwell brings college radio experience to Mercer. Formerly he was assistant manager at John Brown University's KUOA-AM radio station, where he also represented the university as a talk show host.

Peter Fretwell

He has an M.B.A from Amberton University and a B.S. from John Brown University in Arkansas in Organizational Management. His experience includes leadership, management and communications. He is the winner of three national news awards for broadcast journalism, and has been active in community affairs.

According to Dr. Patricia Donohue, president of Mercer County Community College, "WWFM is a gem with a great listener base, and we want to continue polishing that diamond of classical music in New Jersey. Peter brings to us a combination of great experience as manager of a college station, a love for classical music and an impressive educational background."

Mr. Fretwell, who will assume his duties July 1 said, "I look forward to working with this very professional staff, with their passion for classical music." He will reside in Plainsboro.

WWFM The Classical Network web casts its programming, reaching listeners through the Internet at www.wwfm.org. The station is licensed to Mercer County Community College and is located on the college's West Windsor Campus at 1200 Old Trenton Road.

WWFM The Classical Network includes the following stations:
Full Service
WWFM, Trenton, NJ on 89.1 - broadcasting in HD
WWNJ, Dover Township (Toms River), NJ on 91.1
WWCJ, Cape May, NJ on 89.1
WWPJ, Pen Argyl, PA on 89.5.

Translators
W226AA, Easton, PA on 93.1
W224AU, Allentown, PA on 92.7
W289AA, Lebanon Twp, NJ on 105.7
W245AC, Harmony Twp, NJ on 96.9
W230AA, Atlantic City, NJ on 93.9
W300AC, Chatsworth, NJ on 107.9

K216FW, Steamboat Springs, CO on 91.1 (Affiliate Member Station)

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