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FIU Student Media is composed of PantherNOW and The Roar.

Founded in 2008, is a student-run news source operated by the Student Media department at Florida International University. Along with The Roar (WRGP), our college radio station. serves as the online home PantherNow and The Roar, while producing content in the form of exclusive stories and videos. The work showcased on this website is produced by the Student Media team and covers multiple aspects of Florida International University: News, Sports, FIU Culture & Campus Life, Opinion, Blogs and Multimedia.


PantherNow (formerly The Beacon) is Florida International University’s source for news, sports and student life coverage.

The Roar (WRGP)

The Roar is FIU’s student radio station. Broadcasting at 88.1 FM in Homestead, 95.3 FM in Miami, and 96.9 FM in North Miami. The Roar and its staff endeavor to provide a wide variety of music from all genres as well as programs dedicated to FIU news and sports.

(Send music inquiries and promo music here)

11200 SW 8th St.
Modesto Maidique Campus, GC-210
Miami, FL 33199
Office Line: 305-348-2709
Business Manager: 305-348-6993

WRGP Request Line: 305-348-3575
WRGP Office Line: 305-348-3071

3000 N.E. 151 Street, WUC-124
North Miami, FL 33181

Office Line: 305-919-4722

Office Hours: 9:00am – 5:00pm

31 Comments on "Contact Us"

  1. can you add an email for music submissions?

  2. Aliyah Davis | June 14, 2017 at 6:03 PM | Reply

    How do you join the station?

    • Martina Bretous | June 22, 2017 at 3:57 PM | Reply

      If you’re interested in joining the station as a DJ or talk show host, please apply on our website to be interviewed by our recruitment director,

  3. Can anyone tell me what song was playing yesterday, june 14, at about 9:45am? I can’t find a playlist for then. Thanks

  4. Stephanie Casio | October 23, 2017 at 2:31 PM | Reply

    Hello! I’m reaching out to you guys to see if Panther Press, Panther Magazine, or the Roar would be interested in working together with MPAS to be a platform for an LGBTQA Initiatives project. Please contact me at my email or provide a email address for me to share information with, thank you.

  5. Andrew Lomax | May 17, 2018 at 5:59 PM | Reply

    I received a report that said your station was playing our single Peter piper. We want say thank you for supporting our music. We recorded a drop for you and was wondering if you could use it? Please email me back as soon as you can thank you for your time.

  6. Tristan Afshar | July 18, 2018 at 10:16 AM | Reply

    Hi, I wanted to know if you guys had any plotted time on The Roar for sports talk and sports specific news? If not, will this be a thing in the future? thank you.

    • Michelle Marchante | July 24, 2018 at 7:07 PM | Reply

      Thanks for contacting us! We actually have a weekly Panther Sports Talk show on The Roar.

  7. Hi,

    My name is Mark and I have a band called Lunar Gateway. I recently self recorded/produced an album and would love for you to include our music in your broadcast.

    Here’s a link to a song that would be one of my first choices from the album:

    Here’s a link to a video that we recently made:

    The full album is available for streaming on Spotify, Bandcamp, Google Play etc. Also available for purchase at Bandcamp and iTunes. I would be happy to send over any tracks you think may be of interest. Thanks so much for taking the time to listen and all the best with the radio broadcast!

  8. Matthews Watts | August 1, 2018 at 8:36 PM | Reply

    Is this still accurate for music submissions?

  9. Hi!
    As I was driving home today, 9/5/18, between 3 and 4pm, listening to the Roar (as usual!) 2 particularly great songs played in a row, and I figured out one of them, Texas (by Jennifer Castle) but the song right before that was hauntingly beautiful, and I’d love to find out who it was. I can’t find a playlist for today.

    THANKS, and I hope you all can help…

  10. Hello, who may I contact in regards to the news paper?

  11. Claire Vienhage | September 12, 2018 at 2:31 AM | Reply

    I tried applying
    Job Application
    There was an error uploading your application. Please contact us directly, and quote the information below:
    The uploaded file could not be moved to wp-content/uploads.

    and it didn’t work

    • Michelle Marchante | March 4, 2019 at 10:15 PM | Reply

      Hi Claire,

      I’m so sorry you had trouble applying. Please send your resume and the job you are interested in to

      It will then be forwarded to the corresponding director.

      Thank you for showing interest in PantherNOW!

  12. Good afternoon,

    How do we submit songs with the hopes of them being added to you music rotation?

    Thank you

  13. Good afternoon.
    My name is Ashley Thomas but you may know me as Dat Gurl Secrete. I have a track entitled “Yeah, Datway” that has been playing on your 88.1 FM station since mid June. I would like to know who I would need to speak with about setting up a meet and greet and offering a $500 scholarship award to one of your students. I’m also open to giving a free concert if possible as well. Thank you in advance for your time.

  14. I think your station is great. I would like to support you by wearing a WRGP shirt. Do you currently offer them for sale?

    Happy Holidays!


  15. Are you guys hiring reporters right now?

    Do your reporters report on news happening out of campus?

    • Michelle Marchante | March 4, 2019 at 10:10 PM | Reply

      Hi Alan,

      Yes, we are hiring reporters right now. We typically only focus on news that is happening on one of the FIU campuses or is related to FIU. If you are interested in seeing what positions we have available, please follow this link:

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