What is Asheville FM?
Asheville FM is a volunteer-based, grassroots community radio station brodcasting at 103.3 on the FM dial in Asheville, NC. Created by Friends of Community Radio, a 501(c)3 non-profit entity. The idea for Asheville FM was hatched in early 2009. Radio lovers from Western North Carolina came together to serve pipin’ hot sounds and have fun while doing it.
Our goal is to add to and reflect the rich stew of arts, culture and community involvement that is Asheville. We want to hear music, news, and the unusual all produced right here in our neck of the woods. We want to hear sounds from around the world, discerned and distilled just for us by our neighbors. We want to help make connections between diverse groups and support the local economy of ideas. We believe people from all parts of our community should have a chance to let their voice be heard.
Asheville FM began broadcasting as an internet radio station in September of 2009. In late 2013 we filed for a terrestrial Low Power FM frequency with the Federal Communications Commission, and in March 2014, our application was granted! AshevilleFM is now broadcasting at 103.3 FM from downtown Asheville. Sound Good? It’ll sound even better if you get involved and help us bring this vital local programming to our community!
Our Friendly All-Volunteer Management!
Friends of Community Radio
Born and raised in South Carolina, I moved to Asheville with my husband Nathanael in the fall of 2006. I have a BA in Music, with a concentration in Music Industry, from James Madison University. I work at The Mothlight, I teach private piano lessons in my home with some of the coolest kids on the planet, and I volunteer at AshevilleFM. Having had the pleasure of working at...
Vice President, Friends of Community Radio
Before returning to his native Asheville, Greg was a DJ at WPRB (Princeton, NJ) and the Music Director at WXDU (Durham, NC). He's also lived in Berlin and Zurich, where he suffered withdrawal from freeform radio. Greg is a historian of early modern Europe, an editor, and a teacher of professional writing. He also currently teaches Humanities at UNC-Asheville.