Simmons Radio

Known as The Shark

Student doing a radio show

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The Shark - Simmons Radio Logo

The Simmons University Radio studio, located on the 3rd floor of Lefavour Hall in the Communications Department streams live programming onto the Internet 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Simmons University Internet Radio is accessible to the general public in addition to students, alumnae/i, faculty, and staff. Simmons University Radio is an outlet for the entire community, with shows generated by students, staff, and faculty.

Simmons University Radio features a wide variety of programming. You can expect just about every genre of music and specialty show collaborations with other academic departments, faculty, and staff members at Simmons University.

As a member of the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System and an affiliate of the IBS/Backbone Student Radio Network, the students of Simmons University Radio have received a number of awards for their outstanding work. 

If you would like to start your own show on Simmons University Radio, or would like more information, please email [email protected].

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If you would like to start your own show on Simmons University Radio, please email [email protected] or complete our online form.

Simmons Radio in the News

Students sitting in radio studio, wearing masks, talking into microphones

The Shark Receives Award from Intercollegiate Broadcasting System

The Simmons University radio station, Simmons Radio: The Shark, was awarded "Best Community Outreach Event" by the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System Conference.

Iz Indelicato in the radio station

Simmons University Radio Wins Two Intercollegiate Broadcasting System Media Awards

Simmons’ student-run radio station recognized for best spot news coverage and best streaming-only station.

Iz Indelicato in the radio station

Simmons Radio Nominated for Six Intercollegiate Broadcasting System Media Awards

Congratulations to The Shark, which received six nominations for the annual Intercollegiate Broadcasting System Media Awards, including Best Streaming-Only Station Under 10,000 students!

Isabelle Indelicato speaking at the Connections Carnival

Celebrating World Radio Day with Isabelle Indelicato '21

Isabelle Indelicato '21 shares her thoughts on Simmons Radio's nomination for Best Streaming-Only Station and how they're celebrating World Radio Day.

The Intercollegiate Broadcasting System is a 75-year-old volunteer organization offering advice, conferences and representation in Washington D.C. for over 500 college and high school radio stations in the country.

Simmons University Radio is an IBS award-winning radio station.


  • Best Spot News Coverage (a collaboration with the University’s student-run newspaper, The Simmons Voice)
  • Best Streaming-Only station (under 10,000 students)


  • Finalist, Best College Internet Station
  • Finalist, Best Use of Social Media
  • Finalist, Best Interview


  • Winner, Most Creative Show in College Radio
  • Three Countries, Two Continents, One Broadcast, Globalization on a Shoestring course broadcast with AUCC in Ghana
  • Finalist, Best Use of Social Media


  • Winner, Most Innovative Show in College Radio
  • Globalization course broadcast with African University College of Communications (AUCC) in Accra, Ghana
  • Finalist, Best Live Music Event
  • Finalist, Best Celebrity Interview


  • Best Public Service Announcement