Interview with Aaron Matthew Lee, September 24, 2008

Project: History of Broadcasting in Kentucky: Radio Free Lexington (WRFL) Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Lee begins the interview by explaining how he got a job at WRFL in high school. Following this, Lee details the skills that he learned working at the radio station that are relevant to his job in the television industry today. The interviewee also describes the working environment of WRFL during the late 1980s and early 1990s. WRFL's influence upon the Lexington community is also mentioned. Next, Lee talks of the people who were instrumental in the early days of WRFL. Lee's band and its performances are then explored. The interviewee's experience as the production director for WRFL is articulated. WRFL as a public access TV station, as well as its early problems with FCC censorship are examined. Lee's involvement in WRFL's fundraising is illustrated. Lee concludes the interview by sharing his favorite memories from working at WRFL and also comments upon the safety measures of the radio station.

Interview Accession

2009oh038_hbk020

Interviewee Name

Aaron Matthew Lee

Interviewer Name

Mick Jeffries

Interview Date

2008-09-24

Interview Keyword

WRFL Bands

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Lee, Aaron Matthew Interview by Mick Jeffries. 24 Sep. 2008. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Lee, A.M. (2008, September 24). Interview by M. Jeffries. History of Broadcasting in Kentucky: Radio Free Lexington (WRFL) Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Lee, Aaron Matthew, interview by Mick Jeffries. September 24, 2008, History of Broadcasting in Kentucky: Radio Free Lexington (WRFL) Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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