Mr. California hosts a quizbowl between Mike Pereira and the Mad Scientist while DJ Roo and Maverick McCoy try to help them cheat from the next room!
The school year is almost up, so we’re taking resumes for a new program director for KSDB! Applications will be accepted through April 25 to station advisor Vern Wirka, who has a mailbox in 105 Kedzie Hall. NOTE: Must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours at Kansas State University to work for KSDB. The job description for KSDB Program Director is as follows.
•Job Title: Program Director
•Reports To: Station Manager
•Responsible for the “sound” or programming format of the station — all music, news, sports, community-based/diversity programs, and other broadcasts.
•Supervisory responsibilities for all on-air staff and all producers
•Develops and manages programming format
•Supervises work of department heads
•Institutes a program evaluation system for department heads, producers, on-air staff and for the overall station format
•Participates in staff meetings
•Assures compliance with all applicable FCC regulations
•Other duties as may be assigned – this job description does not list all the duties of the job. The Program Director maybe asked to perform other tasks and duties as directed by the Station Manager and/or Faculty Advisor and Chief Operator
•The Program Director will have his/her performance appraisal based upon performance of the tasks listed in this job description and duties as may be assigned.
•Skills/Knowledge: Emphasis on knowledge of industry (audience research, broadcast management, etc.) experience of interacting with community-based organizations, and excellent communication skills (oral and written).
Public Occurrences, Episode 21: Guns, Gays, and Guantanamo, April 5, 2013
Public Occurrences discusses the legislative maneuvers on gun control, Supreme Court cases concerning gay rights, and the hunger strike at Guantanamo. Matt Spooner, a socialist, also discusses the plight of the poor in Augusta, Georgia.
On Tuesday, April 2, Wildcat 9.19 attended the Kansas Association of Broadcasters award ceremony in Topeka. This was an all-day event with a career fair and round-table discussions with different broadcast professionals from all around Kansas. Congratulations to the following people from Wildcat 9.19 on their awards!
On Wednesday, April 24, local acts will begin performing at 8pm. To learn more about the competition and how to participate, you can find more information at www.thehypeweekly.com.
The Hype Weekly, Manhattan Music Coalition, NueWave Recording and Wildcat 91.9 have partnered up with Aggie Central Station (formerly Longhorns) to start up an Open Mic Night open to any local artist or band, whatever genre they may be, that are interested in getting up on stage and performing. The open mic nights will take place on Wednesdays every week from 8-10pm. Following the open mic session is a new installment called Local Love, which will be a feature of different local bands each week.
Public Occurrences, Episode 20: KAB Awards, March 29, 2013
KSDB won several awards from the Kansas Association of Broadcasters. Jason Beets announces our winning entries and interviews Eddie Grier, one of KSDB’s award winners, about his work in KSDB’s sports department. The show also covers Easter celebrations around the world, the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War, and the arrival of 3 new residents to the International Space Station. It also features world news from Israel, Libya, and Kenya.
The Wildcat 91.9 is sending you on an Easter scavenger hunt for cool schwag, CDs, and concert tickets. Scattered around campus Thursday and Friday will be six 91.9 Easter eggs with surprises inside. Find the egg, open it up to see what you win, and bring it to the Wildcat 91.9 studios in the K-State Union to redeem your prize. You could win Wildcat 91.9 bracelets and T-shirts, CDs from the 91.9 Music Vault, and you could even find some tickets to see bands and groups like Vampire Weekend, Postal Service, or Jay and Silent Bob. Just bring the egg and its contents to the 91.9 studio and get hooked up with prizes for Easter.
Here’s another Easter activity from yours truly. Katie Lei drew this fabulous piece of art and it needs to be colored. You can print these out, color them in with bright colors and bring them back to the Wildcat 91.9 studio for us to hang on the wall.
This episode of Public Occurrences is dedicated to political prisoners and national security. The cases of Bradley Manning in the US, Abdulhadi Al-Khwaja in Bahrain, and Pussy Riot in Russia are covered in this week’s episode. Chuck Hagel’s confirmation as Defense Secretary and the secrecy surrounding the US drone program are also covered.