|Frequency and Band|
|585 419 8190 (Office)|
|585 381 4353 (Request Line)|
WBER is a local independent radio station that is sponsored by Monroe #1 BOCES through EMCC (Eastern Monroe Career Center). With the tagline "The Only Station that Matters," WBER specializes in alternative music. Covering a wide range of genres and eras, WBER has specialty shows for independent music, '80s new wave, and local artists. Additional shows are hosted through local high schools, such as Brighton, Webster and Irondequoit (WIRQ). Program listings are posted on the website. 'BER's website allows listeners to vote on prospective songs, and the station also has a year-end listener vote for a top-100 countdown of the year.
WBER is commercial-free, and an MP3 stream is available on the website.
Voted "Best Local Radio Station" in City Newspaper's 'Best of Rochester' Awards in 2015.1
Voted "Best Radio Station" in City Newspaper's Best Of Awards in 2007 and 2008.2 3
WBER's morning show, 'Friday Morning Show', was voted "Best Local Morning Radio Show" in City Newspaper's 'Best Of' Awards in 2008.
Joey Guisto of WBER was voted "Best Sexiest Radio Voice (Male)" in City Newspaper's 'Best Of' Awards in 2008.
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2008-02-01 11:37:30 The biggest musical influence of my teen years; it continues to keep me interested in new music. One of the my favourite things about Rochester. —AutumnHaag
2008-06-09 21:45:47 hands down the best radio station in rochester...coworker compiles the top 100 countdowns over the years & it's what gets me through the day at work... —TriciaSeymour
2008-11-01 12:20:51 See revision of Universal Buzz regarding posted reference to WBER —BradMandell
2008-12-10 13:00:12 I have a love-hate-love relationship with WBER. I listen to it until I hate it and then I tune back in because I love it. I've repeated this cycle with WBER since I was a young buck. In any case, it's one of the best parts of living in Rochester. —BatGuano
- 2City Newspaper - Best of 2007
- 3City Newspaper Readers Choice