WRPS is a broadcasting, cablecasting, and educational entity that is a service of the Rockland Public Schools. Founded and licensed in 1974, WRPS 88.3 fm is a 24 hour-per-day radio station providing commercial-free adult alternative and local programming to the greater Rockland area. WRPS provides local access television and video programming to the town of Rockland through Comcast channels 13, 14, and 15 and Verizon channels 30, 31, and 32; and to the world through www.wrpsrockland.com. WRPS also supports the theatrical and educational audio-visual and lighting infrastructures of the Rockland High School and Rogers MIddle School facilities.
Through WRPS, the Rockland Public Schools department is able to offer courses in Digital Media Production and Journalism to the students of Rockland High School. General Manager, David Cable-Murphy, is head of the Rockland High School Digital Media and Communication department. Programs generated by students enrolled in the program provide content for WRPS-TV and wrpsrockland.com.
David Cable-Murphy joined WRPS in 2003 following a 23 year career serving Emerson College in various capacities. Prior to Emerson, Dave worked in Boston radio and television as a news writer and producer. He is a lifelong resident of the greater Boston area, with a keen interest in the history of the area, local and national politics, journalism, and technology. He is married and has a daughter currently enrolled at Clark University.