First All-Women College Radio Station in the Country Hit the Airwaves in April 1942

April 30, 2012

WZLY, 91.5 on your FM dial, is a non-commercial college radio station, staffed by students and owned by Wellesley College. WZLY has been Wellesley's radio station since April 1942, and was originally titled WBS 730 AM.

WZLY in 2012It was the very first all-women college radio station. In the 1980s, the studio was nicknamed "Electric Ladyland," influenced by Jimi Hendrix's album of the same name.

Today 60 student disc jockeys and 14 executive board members keep WZLY alive and well on the airwaves.

Learn more or listen online at WZLY's website.