Cindy Hassil

Corporate and Community Relations Director

As director of corporate and community relations, Cindy oversees WUOT’s Development Department, which includes underwriting sales, membership, the volunteer program, special events, marketing and promotions. She joined WUOT in July 2004. In grad school, she was the assistant development director, then development director, at UT’s other noncommercial station, WUTK 90.3 FM. Cindy has a master's degree in communications from UT and a bachelor of fine arts degree in history of art from the Ohio State University. Prior to joining WUOT, she worked in public relations and communications at Moxley Carmichael and Oak Ridge Associated Universities.

Cindy serves on the board of directors for the Knoxville Jazz Orchestra and is a volunteer ombudsman representative for the East Tennessee Human Resources Agency’s Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program. She has served on the boards of the Public Radio Association of Development Officers, the Knoxville Chapter of the American Marketing Association, the Public Relations Society of America-Volunteer Chapter, and the Arts Council of Oak Ridge, and has volunteered with YWCA-Knoxville and the Knoxville Zoo. Cindy’s favorite programs on WUOT are Improvisations; All Things Considered and This American Life, and she says that meeting and gushing over Ira Glass (In person! Right next to me!), while not her prettiest moment, is one of the highlights of her public radio career.

2015 Spring Fund Drive
8:26 pm
Fri March 27, 2015

Donate today and you might see AND meet Ira Glass!

Today is the last day of WUOT's Spring Fund Drive, and if you’re a This American Life fan, you’ll want to tune in and donate!

That’s because if you donate today between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m., you’ll be entered into a drawing to win a pair of tickets to see “Reinventing Radio: An Evening with Ira Glass” at the Tennessee Theatre on Saturday, May 30!

But wait, there’s more! WUOT is hosting an intimate pre-show reception, and if you win the tickets, you’ll also receive two passes to the reception, where you’ll get to meet Ira Glass!

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2015 Spring Fund Drive
8:20 pm
Thu March 26, 2015

Support WUOT today and help an at-risk child!

  Today is Community Partnership Day! And if WUOT receives 400 pledges by phone, online or in person between 6 a.m. and 8 p.m., you can say you helped keep music on the air and IN the air!

If we receive 400 pledges, Morris Creative Group will generously donate $2,000 in web design and programming services to The Joy of Music School!

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2015 Spring Fund Drive
2:50 pm
Wed March 25, 2015

Donate today and you could win a $150 Gift Card to The Tomato Head!

  It's the fourth day of the drive and we'd like to thank everyone who has supported WUOT thus far! 

We’re almost done with the Spring Drive, but we’ve still got a lot of money to raise to meet our goal. If you haven’t yet renewed your membership or joined the WUOT family, there’s still time and we hope you’ll help support your public radio station!

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2015 spring fund drive
7:25 pm
Mon March 23, 2015

Donate today for a chance to win a $100 Gift Card to Three Rivers Market!

  There’s a lot of fun in store today at WUOT. We’re kicking off the day with a special visit from NPR Science Correspondent Joe Palca during Morning Edition!

We’re honored to have Joe with us. He’s in town to speak at the annual Alfred and Julia Hill Lecture, which will be in the UT School of Nursing Auditorium at 8 p.m. His talk is “Explaining the Universe in Two Minutes or Less,” so you know it’s going to be interesting! The lecture is free, and refreshments will be served before and after the talk.

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11:25 am
Thu February 26, 2015

The easiest way to ensure that WUOT is there for generations to come? The WUOT Endowment Fund.

Or you could do something else. Matt Shafer Powell has some suggestions, but we're not really sure that they'll work. Here are just a few of Matt's ideas...

·         Tell everyone that George Washington once used your computer printer, sell it on ebay and donate the proceeds to WUOT.

·         Invent an amazing time machine that allows WUOT to make money out of recycled candy wrappers.

·         Let WUOT staff stay in the room above your garage and give us free refrigerator privileges indefinitely.

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Gift in December
5:14 pm
Thu December 4, 2014

Give the Gift of WUOT in December

  As you’re making a list and checking it twice, we hope that this station is on the side “nice.”

December is a wonderful time to support WUOT Public Radio! Your end-of-year gift to WUOT is a tax-deductible charitable donation that directly benefits you and everyone else who enjoys this station’s outstanding programming.

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