The Sound Choice
If there is a single word that can accurately describe the rich history of WTJU, it would be “colorful.” From the larger-than-life personalities of its DJs to the spectacularly diverse array of sounds that have traveled across the CVille airwaves since WTJU’s maiden broadcast in 1957, the station has added more than its share of hues to the UVA experience, the Charlottesville community, and now to the world at large.
These days, the colorful audio experience can be seen as well as heard, thanks to a new mural project recently unveiled on Ivy Road’s east-facing wall of its studio building. WTJU selected noted Charlottesville artist Chicho Lorenzo to create the mural, which features a giant radio and an aesthetic inspired by Art Nouveau and psychedelia.
To see more from Chicho Lorenzo, visit here.