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Juicy News: Intern Pursuit Partnering with WVBR-FM Radio

Updated: Jan 13, 2023

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ORLANDO, Fla. (Dec 30, 2020) — Intern Pursuit, an intelligent intern management platform for employers, is now streaming The Intern Whisperer Podcast from WVBR 93.5 FM located in Ithaca, NY. The show airs on Saturdays at 5 p.m. EST at 93.5 FM and streams on

WVBR is a local commercial radio station broadcasting from Ithaca, New York to the Counties of Tompkins, Tioga, Cortland, Cayuga, Seneca, Schuyler, and Chemung. WVBR is run by the Cornell Media Guild, Inc - a non-profit student organization that is independent and not funded nor managed by Cornell University. Our mission is to preserve local media and act as a training ground for the future generation.

To expand the platform’s reach and provide helpful career insight for student listening audiences in key geographic areas of the country, the Intern Whisperer podcast was added to the programming list. This featured podcast is produced by Intern Pursuit and Cat 5 Studios, with intern support, at Intern Pursuit’s headquarters located in Orlando. The weekly podcast highlights Intern Pursuit’s employers and affiliates that share their startup entrepreneur story, industry and job predictions in 2025 to 2030, great mentoring advice, and what a student could expect to intern with them.

"The opportunity to get our show expanded to high density populations of employers and students is key to reaching our target communities. WVBR - FM is one of the favorites for Ithacans looking for audio entertainment that transcends a myriad of music genres with a strong listening audience This partnership enlarges our listener base, and we have seen exponential growth in downloads of our episodes and followers on our social channels," shared Isabella Johnston, founder and CEO of Intern Pursuit and Intern Whisperer podcast host.

Ithaca's Alternative Station was named 2019's top local station by readers of both the Ithaca Times and The Ithaca Journal. On air since the 50s, WVBR 93.5-FM plays a mix of new and classic alternative during the week and genre-based specialty shows curated by locals on weekends.

The Intern Whisperer Podcast is an affiliate of the Intern Pursuit platform. The Intern Whisperer Podcast began airing at Valencia College Radio studio in 2018. Employer guests share their startup story and history of their company. We take a deep dive into what our employer guests believe their industry and job market will look like 5-10 years from now. Our show wraps up with great mentoring advice for students seeking jobs in their industry. The Intern Whisperer Podcast airs on your favorite podcast channels, WVBR (Ithaca, NY), Cornell, Valencia College Radio, YouTube, and Facebook Videos.

Intern Pursuit Software Platform was founded in 2018 by Isabella Johnston, a serial entrepreneur with 20+ years experience in human resources, training and development, and education. The platform was built to address critical intern management HR issues to improve diversity and inclusion in the recruiting process, intern management, and increase remote and multi-generational communication. The platform is powered by a smart algorithm that identifies the best intern candidates for employers based trending HR needs to prepare for the Future of Work.


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