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.
Hit-Mix Needs Your Vote to Bring Home Another Woodie Award!
Hit-Mix 88.9 WEIU has been nominated once again for an mtvU Woodie award! This is the second consecutive year Hit-Mix has been in the Top 10 for Best College Radio Station in the country! This is a national recognition and only you can decide who takes home top honors.
Therefore, Hit-Mix 88.9 WEIU needs your vote to bring home this award!
Make sure you head over to the voting page to cast your digital ballot between Feb. 18 and March 10. The 2015 awards ceremony show will premiere live on MTV from Austin, Texas during the SXSW Music Festival on Friday, March 20, at 8 p.m. CT.