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OUR MISSION

The CMG mission is to provide students with a unique platform to explore their creativity, engage with the community and develop skills that will set them apart in the professional world. The CMG experience is powerful - it places students at the helm of an established corporation allowing them to take risks, develop as leaders and solve problems.


OUR STORY

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CMG was founded in 1935, beginning as a student organization that produced radio programs airing on WESG. Later in the 1940s, CMG purchased small AM transmitters and installed them in each of Cornell’s dorms, choosing the call letters: WVBR. Seeking to serve the off-campus community, CMG filed an application with the FCC in the mid-1950s for an FM station license, which was not an ordinary feat for a college-student-operated radio station. Over the years WVBR has become a substantial component of the local community. CMG has expanded to a multimedia company that also owns CornellRadio.com and Electric Buffalo Records.

Despite it's name, CMG is not run by, nor financially supported by Cornell University. It is an independent non-profit corporation completely owned and managed by students of Cornell and other universities. Very few organizations exist in the world that share the same situation, offering students a truly unique and powerful experience.

80+
Years
100+
Current Members
10K+
Alumni
3
Subsidiaries
EXPLORE YOUR PASSION

OUR SUBSIDIARIES

WVBR FM
A commercial rock station broadcasting on 93.5 FM. WVBR has a substantial following in the Ithaca community and provides professional broadcast experience.
CornellRadio.com
An online free-form and uncensored radio stream programmed specifically for Cornell students. Music, talk and specialty from the hill, for the hill.
Electric Buffalo Records
An independent recording label that offers production, promotion and distribution services to local and student artists, fueling the local music scene.

FIND YOUR PLACE


EBR works with local artists
Behind the mic in CornellRadio.com
Looking out from the CMG studio
Working in the field
Visit to the FM tower site
WVBR promo on campus
The CMG studios in college-town
On air at WVBR

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