KBOO Volunteer Updates

KBOO Volunteer Instructions for Producing from Home

For information on how to record your show from home, including how to upload your finished program, we at KBOO Community Radio are here to help!   KBOO staff are offering tech support office hours online, on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 2 to 4 pm to help you with... Read more

AudioPilot and Radiozines!

Are you interested in testing out the airwaves without the commitment of an on-going program? Look no further! We have designated timeslots on the program schedule just for you! AudioPilot is for music programs, where new DJs get to spin a 1-2 hour set. Coordinated by the P... Read more

Thank You KBOO Volunteers!

  The staff and board at KBOO would like to express our deep appreciation for everything you, KBOO volunteers, contribute as the lifeblood of the station. Every day, your efforts make a difference in the lives of tens of thousands of people over our airwaves locally and on... Read more

Introducing the New Volunteer Coordinator, Nathaniel Capp!

  My name is Nathaniel Capp and I am the new Volunteer Coordinator here at KBOO. I was a manager at the Hollywood Theatre for ten years overseeing volunteers, running nightly operations, and even programming the Family Pictures series. It was an amazing experience with a s... Read more

KBOO'S Let's Talk About Race (LTAR) takes home national and international audio content awards in 2021

    Portland, OR, December 13 2021 —Let’s Talk About Race , an intergenerational, roundtable discussion of independent national journalists who engage in  rigorous conversations and analysis of news coverage regarding the role race plays in politics, government, the  econ... Read more

Where to Download Audacity 2.4.2

  The free, open-source software Audacity has recently been purchased by Muse Group. Under this new ownership the privacy agreement has changed (the latest versions of Audacity potentially include spyware!). Versions of Audacity prior to 3 do not contain this install. KBOO... Read more

Making your Evergreen Show Promo

  We ask that all Programs maintain an Evergreen Show Promo. Promos (or Carts) are the short announcements that air between shows. "Evergreen" means that there is nothing mentioned in the promo that could become outdated for airplay. (i.e. current events) An Evergreen Show ... Read more

The Responsibilities of a KBOO Programmer

  Having access to the airwaves is a privilege and requires that everyone lend a hand to keep the station running! Here are the On-Going  Responsibilities of a KBOO Programmer: 1.) Keep your contact information up to date in KBOO's volunteer management system (Galaxy). P... Read more

Volunteer Opportunities

  Hello Programmers! We have received many requests for a more descriptive list of all the ways a Program Host can earn their 2 hours of Volunteer Time a month outside their program. I would like to first note what duties are required of all programmers and does NOT coun... Read more

Subbing

Thank you for Producing Extra Content for the Programming Department! Prerequisite: FCC Basics: Legal Issues in Radio Training Spinitron Training (preferred) File specifications: File Types: WAV, MP3, or FLAC Break the file into 1 hour chunks. Include Legal IDs at... Read more