WMFE is Central Florida's primary provider of NPR programming on 90.7 FM and Classical Music on 90.7 HD2. Part of the community since 1965, WMFE focuses on providing quality national and local news and programming. We inspire and empower all Central Floridians to discover, grow and engage within and beyond their world.
Support for 90.7 WMFE is provided by

UCF Names New Athletics Director

Photo: UCF Athletics

Stay up to date on coronavirus coverage: Listen to WMFE on your radio, the WMFE mobile app or your smart speaker — say “Alexa, play NPR” or “WMFE” and you’ll be connected.

The University of Central Florida named a new Athletics Director.

The school announced the University of Buffalo’s Danny White will head the athletics department.

The hire fills a gap left by the departing George O’Leary – he served as interim athletic director, as well as head coach of the football team. He stepped down from those positions last month.

One of the school’s top priorities is filling that empty football head coach position. The team is winless this season.

White comes from a family of collegiate sports leaders – his dad is Athletics Director at Duke, and his brother is Florida’s men’s basketball coach.


Get The 90.7 WMFE Newsletter

Your trusted news source for the latest Central Florida COVID-19 news, updates on special programs and more. Support our extended coverage.

GET THE LATEST

WMFE Journalistic Ethics Code | Public Media Code of Integrity

Brendan Byrne

About Brendan Byrne

Space Reporter and 'Are We There Yet?' Host

Brendan covers space news for WMFE, everything from rocket launches to the latest scientific discoveries in our universe. He hosts WMFE's weekly radio show and podcast "Are We There Yet?" which explores human space exploration. He also helps produce WMFE's public affairs show "Intersection," working with host ... Read Full Bio »

TOP