Are you ready for Waking Windows this year?!
A bunch of WBTV-LP DJs are playing the festival, we are recruiting new programmers at our table in the Stoplight Gallery all weekend, AND on Saturday, May 6, we are part of the “Waking Lives” talk back series. At 4:30 p.m. that day hear DJ Llu and Bill Simmon talk about building this low-power community radio station! FREE! Info.
Ticked shows and info on the ful festival can be found at WakingWindows.com.
WBTV-LP, Burlington is a new community radio station in the queen city, with a mission to connect people in Burlington with community radio that is created and curated locally, dedicated to the free and creative exchange of ideas and culture, and reflective of the diversity of our city. We do this by teaching the art of radio production and illuminating stories that are vital to our community. Our vision is to transform communities through participatory media and to create a unique radio landscape that inspires connection, collaboration and creativity.
The station is currently live-streaming at 993wbtv.org and will soon be broadcasting at 99.3FM on the radio dial. We have nearly 30 active community volunteers and two dozen shows in our schedule.
The WBTV-LP Station Coordinator is a shared position on behalf of Vermont Community Access Media (VCAM) and the Regional Educational Television Network (RETN) that will support the weekly operations of the station.
The Station Coordinator reports to VCAM’s Director of Media Services and works closely with VCAM and RETN staff and WBTV-LP community volunteers to ensure effective operations of the station. This is a part-time (10 hours/week) position with the potential for increased hours in the future.
• Creating and maintaining the on-air schedule with programmers, including managing automation and scheduling and assisting with creation of pre-recorded content such as: underwriting spots, PSAs, legal IDs, and submitted content.
• Acting as liaison in key communications between VCAM and RETN staff and the WBTV-LP Radio Advisory Council (RAC) and WBTV-LP programmers.
• FCC and licenser reporting, as needed
• Underwriting tracking and reporting
• Station document and database management
• Tech support coordination
• Scheduling and overseeing WBTV-LP studio usage
• Management of media content and storage
• General upkeep of the WBTV-LP space
• Attending some WBTV-LP committee meetings
• Outreach support, as available
• 1-2 years of leadership experience, preferably with volunteers, and proven project management.
• Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to maintain relationships with volunteers, VCAM and RETN staff, and the larger community.
• Effective and timely communication skills, across multiple platforms.
• Knowledge and/or experience in community media, preferably community/college radio.
• Working knowledge of tech skills in audio and media production.
Compensation: $15 – $18/hour, part-time
Applications due Friday, April 21.
WBTV-LP, VCAM and RETN are Equal Opportunity Employers (EOE), this includes providing equal opportunity to all applicants, regardless of their social identities. We strongly encourage women, people of color, LGBTQ people, and those with differing abilities to apply .
Well, live streaming online.
You can listen 24-7 now and catch our 18 live programmer shows during the week. Check out the schedule below (updated 2/5/17) to find a show to tune into. You can listen via the TuneIn App on smartphones or Sonos speakers too!
You are invited to our very first all station meet up to start the new year! This is for our new supporting members, interested community members, and our radio building leaders to gather, share food (it is a potluck! please bring a dish!), and to hear report backs from each of our working committees: Outreach, Fundraising, Governance, Tech, and Programming.
Find out where we are at in our timeline, connect with other radio lovers, and how you can help us get on the air by our deadline of May 2016! The meet up will happen in the new Media Factory in the VCAM & RETN space at 208 Flynn Ave, which is where the new radio studio will be too! Directions are here!
Questions? Email Llu@vermontcam.org.