CFRC is hiring once again! We are looking for our next great Programming Manager. It's a big job- keeping us on-air, on-time and on-point with great alternative programming executed entirely by our crew of 300+ volunteers! This is not a Monday-Friday, 9-5 job and as such, we are looking for someone who eats, sleeps and breathes radio! Continue reading
It's that time of year again. The days are getting a little shorter. The temperature is dropping at night. The fall semester is almost here. For sports fans in Kingston and around the world, that also means the return of Queen's Gaels football! Continue reading
ATTENTION QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY STUDENTS: Do you... ...want to learn more about radio and broadcasting? ...want to work at the country's longest-running campus/community radio station this school year? ...qualify for work study entitlement for the upcoming school year? Continue reading
Your favourite ginger cousins, Matt and Trevor, are back...from the dead. Just kidding! They left Canada to travel the world (mostly China). Now they are back for one night only. Tune into CFRC one minute before the stroke of midnight on August 10th for an entire overnight of Wolfe Island Music Fest Fun. This is the second WIMF overnight pre-show by Late Night Kingston, the first being in 2015. The Dowlings, along with their trusty tech, Dice, will give you the run down on the WIMF line-up, exclusive interviews, live in-studio guests and much more.
In recognition of Prisoners Justice Day, CFRC will air five hours of special programming on August 10th from 5pm to 10pm. 2017 marks CFRC's 9th year of special broadcasting in support of Prisoners Justice Day, an annual, international day of remembrance for those who died behind bars. The evening will include a spoken word segment regarding prison issues directly affecting Kingston (which has one of the largest concentrations of prisoners and prison workers in the world), a memorial segment of the names of prisoners who have died in prison since Prisoners Justice Day began in the 1970's as well as music requests and messages by prisoners, their loved ones and their supporters.
Summer is here...has been for awhile now but we just want to give you a PDF verion for personal use. Download it, print it out, cherish it forever! Right here. Many thanks to our tireless volunteers that helps us create quality radio during the warmer months. And to everyone who will return in September, CFRC misses you!
This summer, get your radio on! During the month of July, between July 17th and the 23rd we are having our CFRC training cycle. Learn all the ins and outs of creating radio whether you are a student or a community member. We are your voice in the media. You can sign up right here! The deadline for volunteer training is July 7th so get your application in today. Volunteers began CFRC and they continue to propel us into the future!
Attention, students: CFRC is hiring again for the summer of 2017! We are hiring two more News/Arts/Outreach Coordinators, thanks to the support of the Canada Summer Jobs Program. These positions, with a strong emphasis on Marketing/Outreach/Social Media, involve a time commitment of 30 hours per week, for seven weeks, through the summer of 2017. The position will pay an hourly rate of $11.40. Eligibility: In order to be eligible for this position, students must be between 15 and 30 years of age; registered as a full-time student in the past academic year and intending to return to school full-time basis in the fall; Canadian citizens or permanent residents or have official refugee protection status under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act; and legally entitled to work in Canada. The News/Arts/Outreach Coordinators will be responsible for: -Coordinating volunteers for participation at various outreach events for the summer (Downtown Sidewalk Sale, Skeleton Park Arts Festival, Wolfe Island Music Festival, Memorial Centre Farmers' Market) -Booking/arranging outreach tables/set-up for community events -Booking/arranging outreach tables/set-up for Frosh Week activities -Increasing awareness of CFRC to members of the Queen's and Kingston communities through innovative social media campaigns -Participating in special programming initiatives and live-on-location music and cultural broadcasts. -Monitoring email accounts and phone messages, acting on relevant news releases and promotional requests -Attending local events as a representative of CFRC, recording audio in the field from community events to air on CFRC while also distributing CFRC information and outreach materials in the community -Recording, editing and producing content for broadcast on CFRC -Writing and producing CFRC's weekly "Community Events Calendar" -Promoting CFRC programming and initiatives through the station's website, blogs, social media and other means -Completing a final report detailing experiences, successes and challenges of the role. The ideal candidate for this position will have: -Experience in marketing/outreach/promotions, preferably in the field of radio or other media -A bright, friendly, outgoing personality to ensure all interactions with campus/community members are positive -Excellent personal organization and time management skills -Self-motivation and an ability to work as part of a team Assets for this position include: -Experience with volunteer recruitment, coordination, training, and mentoring -Familiarity with social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook and Twitter -Experience or interest in community radio programming and production Those interested in applying should email a resume and cover letter to CFRC Station Manager Matthew Bisson (email@example.com) by Thursday, May 25.
CFRC, 101.9 FM, Canada's longest-running campus and community radio station, is looking for a new Sales and Marketing Coordinator. This is a student-geared position running May 15 - August 31, with an option to extend if the student is returning to school in Kingston in the fall... Continue reading