Cortes Radio is hiring!

Cortes Radio is hiring!

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT Cortes Radio is going through lots of change, and we are looking for a dynamic and creative individual to join the fun, help us level up, and bring our unique and eclectic programming to wider audiences. This is a Canada Summer Jobs funded position to hire an individual aged 18-30 for an 8 week contract, 30 hours per week, $18 per hour. DOWNLOAD JOB POSTING Reporting directly to the Station Manager, the Production Assistant will be contributing in the following areas: Production Work with staff and volunteers at the radio station to make sure we are broadcasting 24-7. Covid19 means we’ve learned how to produce our radio without a radio station! Many of our volunteers are pre-recording their shows from home, and require training, access to equipment and webservices, and technical trouble shooting. Outreach We are expanding our reach across the region with outreach strategies that include radio, podcasts, tabling at markets, online concerts, zoom gatherings, social media promotions, and more! Training This summer our goal is to create and deploy core training modules aimed at individuals from diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and learning styles. Modules include radio skills, recording, mixing, podcast production and social media promotions. Music Library We are overhauling our library to include greater diversity of genres with a focus on local artists.  Help us in our evolution! TO APPLY Please submit your cover letter and resume in one PDF document labelled yourfirstname_yourlastname.pdf to bryan@cortesradio.ca Application Deadline:  Friday May 7, 2021 (5:00 pm PST). No phone calls please. We thank all applicants; only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Cortes Community Radio is an affirmative action...
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...
Alphane Moon Report

Alphane Moon Report

Generally exploring the thicker & more chewy parts of the musical spectrum, the AMR leans towards heavy/hard rock, grunge, rap, punk, and new-wave. Blending classics with bleeding edge artists - Citizen Olmstead takes you on a raging 2-hr trip to the super-ego & the id. CKTZ’s Podcasts Talk RadioOur DJ podcasts(Almost) Daily...