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Located in the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago, Harper Radio WHCM 88.3FM is the choice for popular music and stories that everyone can enjoy.

We offer a variety of free-form genres played by the students of Harper College as well as shows featuring music, sports, news, talk, public affairs –  and fun!

We are always looking for talented people who want to learn and produce great radio, on the air and behind the scenes.

Please contact us directly or on our social media with suggestions, questions or comments. If you would like to join our production or management teams, please let us know a little about you and what you have in mind.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HarperRadioFM/      

Twitter: https://twitter.com/HarperRadio

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/harperradiofm

YouTube: Harper Radio


On Air

  • Maggie Quesse
    • Host of Mags Q’s Oddball Hour
  • Keith Maurice
    • Host of The Keith Maurice Show, Saturday Night Party
  • James Nazarowski
    • Host of Grizzly Is King
  • Monica Anstett
    • Host of After School Special
  • Jeff Waters
    • Host of Dexter’s Radio Hour
  • Zach Salerno, Johnny Gonzalez
    • Co-hosts of Air Unlimited
  • Colin MacGregor, Connor Grider
    • Co-hosts of The Mr. Bad Idea Show
  • Bryce Mandala
    • Host of The Bryce is Right
  • Marie Lapidus
    • Host of Business as Usual
  • Hailey Schimpf
    • Host of Hailey’s Happenings
  • Issy Davidovicz
    • Host of Sway & Sob
  • Dilip Rao
    • DJ on The Double Dipp Show
  • Luke John Habison
    • Host of Old Time Radio
  • Deming Fanslau
    • Host of The Tea with D
  • Jonathan Rodriguez
    • DJ on DanceHop Show
  • Matt Candre
    • Host of Friday Morning Flashbacks
  • Mark Burger, Bob Di Leo, Joey Pineda
    • Co-hosts of Brunch with the Boys and Gaming off the Grill
  • Erik Bonilla-Sanchez
    • Host of Rad-io
  • Jared Ganbarg
    • Host of GMOAT
  • Julian Piwowar
    • Host of MotorTea
  • Chris Smith
    • Host of Saturday Vibes
  • Trevor Balcer
    • Host of The Three Point Hour
  • James Jefferson
    • Co-host of Saturday Night Party
  • Jon Decatorsmith
    • Host of The Short Mans Room


  • Brian Shelton, Marie Lapidus
    • Faculty Advisors
  • Mark Burger
    • General Manager
  • Erik Bonilla-Sanchez
    • Assistant Manager
  • Chris Smith
    • Social Media Director

Station Operation, Programming and Production

Harper Radio broadcasts and streams original, live and pre-recorded in-house and syndicated programming in a free-form  format.

Harper Radio produces multimedia content for broadcast and web distribution through studio facilities at Harper college, ccommunity-based field production and occasional collaborations.

To join Harper radio as a producer, staffer, DJ or to work on our outreach and social media teams please fill out our application. Applications can be filled out at the WHCM office in room A339 of Student Activities Building A,  at Harper College, or apply online and let us know a little about you and what you have in mind.

To become a producer with Harper Radio, applicants must be Harper students and enrolled in MCM 180, Radio Practicum. Members will recieve training in studio production, no prior experience is needed. Once trained, producers can host shows as DJ’s, collaborate on production teams and undertake studio and field production using Harper studios and equipment.

The Harper Radio Station Handbook gives an overview of the station’s history, structure and general rules. Take a look! All staff and members are expected to read and sign off on the handbook.

To check out equipment, browse  the WHCM equipment lending library  and reserve the items you want to check out.  WHCM managers will approve reservations and check out equipment to borrowers at the WHCM office.

To set up your Equipment Library account as a Borrower, go to Create Your Account. Once you are a registered as a borrower, you can reserve items for check out.

Public File: WHCM 88.3 FM, Harper College Radio FCC Public Inspection File


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