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XPoNential Radio

Philadelphia, Pa. Do you have an artistic side and love expressing your creativity? Do you also love supporting local, nonprofit radio? If you answered yes to these two questions, then WXPN, the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A (Adult Album Alternative) music and noncommercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, has the perfect contest for you!

Today, XPN announced its I Heart XPN Button Makeover Contest. From now until midnight February 20, XPN fans can submit original designs to be featured on a button that XPN will produce for its listeners. !

WXPN will select five finalists for listeners to vote on starting February 23. The winning design will be produced to give away at WXPN events, and the winning designer will receive a one-year XPN Membership that includes two passes to the 2011 Non-COMMvention in Wilmington from May 19-21 and two weekend passes to the 2011 XPoNential Music Festival presented by Subaru on the Camden waterfront from July 22-24.!

“Our I Heart XPN buttons have become collector’s items over the years, and we’re excited to have one of our fans design the new button. It’s one of the many ways we show our love for our listeners,” said WXPN General Manager Roger LaMay. “We’ve already seen some great designs and look forward to seeing many more!”!

Designs must be original, fit a 1.75” button and submitted as a .jpeg or .gif file type using at least 600 dpi. File sizes cannot exceed 5MB. The winning design will be announced on March 4. !

For complete contest details and rules or to submit your design, visit ilovexpn!

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About WXPN

WXPN, the nationally recognized leader in Triple A radio and the premier guide for discovering new and significant artists in rock, blues, roots and folk, is the non-commercial, member-supported radio service of the University of Pennsylvania. WXPN produces World Cafe®, public radio’s most popular program of popular music hosted by David Dye and syndicated by NPR, and the Peabody Award winning Kids Corner hosted by Kathy O’Connell. WXPN also produces the alternative rock service, Y-Rock On XPN (yrockonxpn.org) as its secondary radio channel in HD. WXPN serves the greater Philadelphia area at 88.5 FM, the Lehigh Valley at 104.9, Worton/Baltimore at 90.5 FM, Lancaster/York at 88.7 FM, Harrisburg at 99.7 FM and the world via online streaming at XPN.org.