KCR’s 2016 AGM

Kootenay Coop Radio's AGM will be held on Oct 19th at 7pm at Bigby Place, 509 Vernon Street. All members welcome, we will be selling memberships that night as well. We will be discussing all the fabulous things going on at the station - renovations, new staff, as well as electing new board members. If you are passionate at community radio and want to assist KCR in moving forward, this could be for you. If you have any questions please call the station at 250-352-9600

Kootenay Music Awards

Kootenay Coop Radio is having a birthday and part of the celebration is going to be the Kootenay Music Awards. The KMAs are a great acknowledgement of the wonderful, diverse, and talented music scene surrounding us; so KCR is super stoked to be taking on this project. We are planning for the fun to begin in February so stay tuned for more developments as they come. If you would like to be involved as one of the sponsors please contact Stephanie at

Fall Raffle

Kootenay Co-op Radio is having a fall raffle, with some great prizes, 

-one movie/week for 48 weeks donated by The Civic Theatre, 

-a zipline trip for 2 people donated by Kokanee Mountain Zipline  

-plane ride for 3 people donated by the Nelson Pilots Association  

-beautiful hand-made quilt donated by Susan Foot

KCR is Hiring

KCR is hiring a Programming and Volunteer Coordinator

Deadline to apply: Wed, September 7th, 6pm

The Programming and Volunteer Coordinator, in collaboration with the Programming Committee, supports the people and oversees the content of programming on Kootenay Co‐op Radio.

Responsibilities include:

-Oversee the daily logistics of on-air programming and the training, supervision and evaluation of volunteers /programmers

-Ensure regulatory compliance and programming diversity at KCR

-Organize special events and special programming, as required.

Skills and knowledge sought:

-Strong knowledge of Co-op Structures, working with a Board of Directors, Committees and a membership base

-Knowledge of the campus and community radio sector in Canada, including relevant CRTC regulations

-Some knowledge of best practices in radio programming

-Excellent communication, organization, and time management skills

-Strong community networking skills and the ability to foster collaboration

-Understands competencies needed for leadership, management and coordination

-Highly proficient with computers, music/studio equipment and technology


Job Decription available at : http://kootenaycoopradio.com/pdf/kcr-prog-vol-coord-jd-2016.pdf

Terms: 24 hours/ week, 26 week term 

Start: Mid September

How to apply: Send resume and cover letter by email only to: by Sept 7, 2016. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted


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