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WUMB-FM, UMass Boston's National Public Radio affiliate, has a listenership of more than 100,000 people weekly. Through its 7 station network, WUMB has a reach that extends through the greater Boston area and beyond into 4 neighboring New England States. Via the Internet, WUMB reaches listeners in all 50 states and 113 countries. As a media outlet for the University, WUMB engages in a variety of community service activities throughout the Greater Boston Area and beyond, acting as an independent non-profit media organization focused on serving the needs of the university's local, regional and virtual constituents. WUMB draws upon these world-wide resources to engage in a variety of local community service activities beyond the daily operation of it core station.


Presented as part of the poster showcase at the Office of Community Partnerships' Community-Engaged Partnerships Symposium on April 5, 2012 at UMass Boston.