Job Opportunities in Community Radio

Position / StationCity, StateDetails / Link
Development Director; KYRSSpokane, WAThe Development Director’s focus will be to meet or exceed annual fundraising goals, in order to attain the station’s strategic objectives. He/She will have overall responsibility for developing and overseeing fundraising activities, including membership development, grants, and major gifts. He/She will be expected to motivate the board, staff, volunteers, and membership to help raise necessary funds to ensure that KYRS can continue to serve the community.

Up to full-time/paid DOE. Details: 747-3012 or Lupito@kyrs.org

KYRS-Thin Air Community Radio is a non-profit, non-commercial community station. Since 2003, Thin Air Radio has served the Spokane, WA area with local arts, culture, news and music, filling needs that other media do not, providing programming to diverse communities and un-served or underserved groups. Our signal reaches more than 400,000 people, in parts of six counties. We have more than 40 locally produced programs, all hosted by local volunteers, including the only locally produced environmental news, youth programs, open poetry, non-profit news, a poverty issues program, LGBT, and an Arts program, to name just a few. Our music programs span the genres and highlight local and independent artists. Three years in a row, KYRS was voted #2 Best Radio Station in the region by readers of the Inlander weekly. Streaming at www.kyrs.org
Radio Producer; Making ContactOakland, CAMaking Contact, radioproject.org seeks a radio and podcast producer with a passion for what non-commercial public media could be. We amplify the voices of community members who are seeking solutions and taking collective action. We skill-share with our community storytelling fellows whose stories show “the personal is political,” and is about power. We cover issues of racial, economic, gender, environmental and social justice-- globally and locally. click here for more information.
Program Director; WPFWWashington, D.C.WPFW seeks a Program Director who is serious about innovative, high-quality, community-based programming to provide leadership and vision to growing station. WPFW 89.3 FM in Washington, D.C., was established in 1977 as a listener-supported, non-commercial radio station. It is one of five stations of the Pacifica Network. WPFW is a community radio station in the nation’s seventh-largest market, providing a distinctive media voice to the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area and beyond. The station has earned a reputation among its listeners as a trusted progressive voice in the African-
American community and across the District, Maryland and Virginia’s (DMV) broadly diverse spectrum of political, cultural and social groups, interests, and popular movements. For more information about the position click here