WRVG is the student run radio station on Georgetown College’s campus dating back to 1958! During that time, the station used the call letters WGTC and the studio was located on the first floor of Giddings Hall. Later the station was relocated to the attic of Giddings. When the school applied for the license for the new FM station, they wanted to keep the WGTC call letters; but they were already in use by a commercial station. So instead, they chose the call letters WRVG, for the Radio Voice of Georgetown.
WRVG came from humble beginnings. The weak 40 watt station was located in the Religious Education building where the current Ensor Learning Resource Center now stands. The faint signal did not discourage devoted broadcasting students and many of them would stay in the radio station all day. The students wished for a more powerful station that would allow more opportunities for Georgetown College and its students in the broadcasting world.
WRVG came on air for the first time on Tuesday, November 19, 1963, at 4PM, and stayed on air for two hours. Three days later, JFK was assassinated. Lane Wells, the faculty advisor at the time, remembered, "I was putting in an air monitor...a Heathkit I bought, built and installed atop the control room rack cabinet. I cried." WRVG was only the fourth educational FM station to come on the air in the state of Kentucky.
WRVG now resides in the basement of the Cralle Student Center. Listeners can tune in to 93.7 or stream the station online to hear current DJs playing a wide variety of music, interviewing guests from around campus and the community, as well as talking about topics relevant to college life!