Be a DJ

Want to be a DJ?​

Contact our trainer Caitlin Vanbuskirk to become a DJ.

Contact our station manager Mark Kenney about joining the KWSB team.

About

The purpose of the station is to provide an experiential learning opportunity for Western students and to serve public needs in the Gunnison community.  KWSB develops students' interests and skills in all elements of radio broadcasting, and provides a starting point for students to further a career in media. It also fosters interaction with the community by airing public service announcements, participating in local events, and doing remote broadcasts.

  • Play music live on-air
  • Deliver announcements to the community
  • Produce stingers, PSAs, underwriting spots, shows
  • Write and deliver news
  • Review new music
  • Promote the station on campus and in the community
  • Broadcast Western athletic events (football, women’s and men’s basketball)

Be a DJ for KWSB
Organizing Music
 

 

Training Process

  1. Contact our trainer
  2. Take a tour of the station, receive the official KWSB Training Handbook
  3. Sit in on a manager's show
  4. Take the DJ test
  5. Record a "sim show"
  6. Live broadcast with a manager sitting in. 
  7. You're a DJ!