Coles County's Radio Station

Hit-Mix 88.9 plays the widest variety of the biggest and best artists. Hit-Mix 88.9 is the story of your life in music. We’re not too slow. We don’t rock too hard. A touch of country. Just the biggest hits you've loved and love. A perfect mix of great songs. Hit-Mix 88.9 plays the widest variety of the biggest and best artists.

The primary purpose of Hit-Mix 88.9 is to provide a paraprofessional experience for students at Eastern Illinois University, who receiving hands-on experience in all facets of radio programming. Students can gain a breadth of experiences, preparing them to enter the professional world of radio broadcasting. Additional experiences include announcing, using production equipment, keeping music and operation logs, writing on-air promotional spots, working at station promotion events and other radio-related tasks. While acting as a place of learning, Hit-Mix 88.9 also strives to provide quality music and community information.

We also broadcast many Eastern Illinois University sporting events. Broadcasting Power: 4000 Watts, Frequency: 88.9 mHz.Our tower is located next to Buzzard Hall, the radio signal is broadcast at 213 feet. Latitude 39-28-43, Longitude 88-10-21 is the exact tower location. Our studios are located down the hall from the main WEIU-FM and WEIU-TV office in the southernmost section of Buzzard Hall. The radio area consists of the on-air studio, a production room and the music libraries. The student office is located across the hall from the entrance of the radio area.




WEIU Brings Home Silver Dome Hardware!

Brad Kupiec and Anna Richardson

Current Hit-Mix students recently won three awards at the Illinois Broadcasters Association's Student Silver Dome Awards Contest!

First place awards went senior Brad Kupiec (Best Radio Sports Play-by-Play) and junior Kelsey Zancha (Best Sales Presentation). Kelsey received her award for work done while she was a student at Lake Land College last year. Senior Anna Richardson received third place for Best On-Air Radio Personality.

The students received their awards Friday, Oct. 10, at the Illinois Broadcasters Association's annual IBA-U Conference in Chicago.