Cortes Radio is hiring!

Cortes Radio is hiring!

We are hiring 2 Reporters 1. Senior Reporter CKTZ is looking for a dynamic individual to lead our Cortes Island News Team as a Senior Reporter. Funded by the Local Journalism Initiative (LJI), the goal of the program is to increase the production of local community and civic news in areas underserved in the news landscape. SCOPE: $1870 per month (65 hours at $28.77 per hour). Start date: 2-July-2021 (9 month funding available, project end date 31-Mar-2022), with potential for funding to continue into 2023. DOWNLOAD SENIOR REPORTER JOB POSTING The ideal candidate will be motivated, creative and organized — an enterprising journalist who needs little direction in researching, writing, editing and presenting local news stories. The successful candidate will have experience in broadcast journalism. Qualifications • Hold a university degree or college or technical diploma in Arts, Journalism, Communications, or Broadcasting (Radio or Television Arts) from an accredited educational institution; • Have experience in broadcast and/or print journalism; • Have a passion for journalism, research, storytelling, language and accurate reporting; • Demonstrate expertise in original news-gathering, writing, editing for short-form and long-form reports; • Possess strong interviewing skills; • Have a distinct clear voice; • Possess a broad knowledge of local and regional issues; • Demonstrate solid audio production skills (hardware and software). 2. Radio Reporter CKTZ is looking for a dynamic individual to join our Cortes Island News Team as a Radio Reporter. Funded by the Local Journalism Initiative (LJI), the goal of the program is to increase the production of local community and civic news. SCOPE: 20 hours a week, $21.50 per hour. Start date: 2-July-2021...
Welcome to the Board of Directors 2021-22

Welcome to the Board of Directors 2021-22

Bryan McKinnon - Board Chairbryan@cortesradio.ca I’m also the station manager! Contact me if you have questions, burning ideas or want to get involved with the station. Norleen Lillico - Vice Chair norleen@cortesradio.ca Contact me if you have questions about how we can improve the station for everyone. Jason Andrews - Financeadmin@cortesradio.ca Contact me if you have questions about fundraising or financial administration at the station. Manda Aufochs Gillespie - Outreachoutreach@cortesradio.ca Contact me if you are interested in expanding CKTZ’s reach across Cortes Island and beyond. Howie Roman - Events & Merchandiseevents@cortesradio.ca Contact me if you are interested in volunteering for Lip Sync or if Friday Markets. I can also hook you up with t-shirts, lightbulbs and other great merchandise! Phil Allen - Music Librarymusic@cortesradio.ca Contact me if you are interested in our overhauling our Music Library to include greater diversity of genres with a focus on local artists. AGM 2021 MINUTES & REPORT...
Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Exercise your creativity. Play in our audio and visual landscapes. Surprise yourself.Develop new skills. Training, tools, equipment, and peer support provided. CONTACT: bryan@cortesradio.ca Most of these roles can be done from home - no requirement to live on Cortes Island to volunteer with CKTZ - we’ll set you up with everything you need to get going. Graphic Design Whether you create on paper or online, we can provide you with tools, space and opportunities to explore your creativity through the CKTZ experience.  Web / Social Media Graphics promoting the station, our shows, our sponsors and community partners. No experience necessary, must be open to feedback. We can provide you with access to equipment and web services, training and mentors. Volunteers need to be comfortable with computers. Time Commitment: 2 hours per week to 2 hours per month. Print Graphics promoting the station and/or our shows. Volunteers can use the medium and tools of their choice - pens, brushes or computers. We need designs that will go on t-shirts, hats, posters, and banners. Send us examples of your current work in the format that works best for you. Time Commitment: One off projects or ongoing. Weekly, monthly quarterly, annually - you decide. Audio Design Play with audio design and create masterpieces from 30 seconds to 2 hours. No experience necessary, but must be comfortable with computers. We can provide you with equipment, training and ongoing peer support. Audio Announcements. Play with recording your voice and the voices of your friends, mixed with music, and creating an audio environment that promotes the branding of the station, our shows, and our sponsors...