Apr. 16.

Now Taking Resumes for KSDB Program Director

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).

Apr. 05.

Public Occurrences, Episode 21: Guns, Gays, and Guantanamo

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.

Download: http://www.mediafire.com/?djhd9mkpr85jl9m

Mar. 29.

Public Occurrences, Episode 20: KAB Awards

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.

Download: http://www.mediafire.com/?uw82yn1afy4ias5

Mar. 16.

Public Occurrences, Episode 19: Political Prisoners and National Security, March 15, 2013

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.

Download: http://www.mediafire.com/download.php?cdjhx0amw97wdgw

Mar. 07.

Public Occurrences, Episode 18: SGA Election Results, March 6, 2013

Jason Beets announced the results of the SGA elections live on the wildcat 91.9. The broadcast included reports from the watch parties of both presidential tickets as well as reactions from the candidates themselves.

Download: http://www.mediafire.com/download.php?qlrbb7x6hfeqb23

Mar. 06.

SGA Election Results

The 2013 SGA Election came to a close Wednesday night as the primary election results were tallied. Eli Schooley and Jake Unruh came out victorious as Student Body President and Vice President. Below is a link to the PDF of full election results.


Mar. 02.

Public Occurrences, Episode 17; Newscast March 1, 2013

Public Occurrences, Episode 17: SGA Interviews

Jason Beets interviews both SGA presidential and vice presidential candidates. The first interview is with Kyle Nuss and Ariel Mendiola. The second is with Eli Schooley and Jake Unruh. The candidates discuss their platforms, the campaign, SGA, and more.

Download: SGA Interviews http://www.mediafire.com/?1wfbup2a7ia343h

Feb. 22.

Public Occurrences, Episode 16; Newscast February 22, 2013

Public Occurrences with Jason Beets, Episode 16: Newscast February 22, 2013

Jason Beets and Ahmad provide information on the upcoming Student Government Association primary, the recent snowpocalypse, and world news from Syria, Palestine, Zimbabwe and Tunesia in this week’s Public Occurrences. We also cover the election of Adolf Lu Hitler to the Meghalaya state assembly in India.

Download: http://www.mediafire.com/?svy4u166gvx43sl

Feb. 15.

Public Occurrences, Episode 15; Newscast February 15, 2013

Public Occurrences with Jason Beets, Episode 15: Newscast February 15, 2013

Jason Beets covers the filibuster of Secretary of Defense nominee Chuck Hagel, Iran’s nuclear program, women’s rights rallies in Afghanistan, and a proposed state bill that would make enforcement of the indefinite detention prevision of the federal NDAA illegal on this week’s Public Occurrences.

Download: http://www.mediafire.com/?41r1oq7crmtngc3

Feb. 12.

Public Occurrences, Episode 14: Newscast February 8, 2013

Public Occurrences: Newscast February 8, 2013

Public Occurrences is back. This newscast is a look at local, state, national, and international headlines, mainly from the Associated Press. These stories are read by Jason Beets and Emily Hottinger.

Download: Newscast February 8, 2013