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WUVA was an urban contemporary radio station licensed to the University of Virginia that operated on 92.7 FM. [1] However the station was sold to the Charlottesville Radio Group in 2017 for $1.65 million. [2] The station now operates as WCVL.

The station began broadcasting as a student-station in 1947 and the first director was Martin B. Hiden Jr. [3] Hiden resigned after less than a year in part due to debts incurred by the station.

Format change

The station was known for many years as "KISS" FM but converted to a country format in 2015. [4]

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  1. Web. WUVA-FM 92.7 MHz, Radio Locator, retrieved November 8, 2016.
  2. Web. WUVA sells FM station to Saga Communications for $1.65 million, Meghann Tonner, News Article, Cavalier Daily, January 19, 2017, retrieved July 3, 2017.
  3. Web. Hiden Retires as Station Director, Staff Reports, Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm, Lindsay family, March 20, 1948, retrieved December 13, 2016 from University of Virginia Library. Print. March 20, 1948 page 2.
  4. Web. University of Virginia Flips WUVA To Nash Icon, Lance Venta, Radio Insight, September 18, 2015, retrieved November 8, 2016.