CKUT is Hiring: Partnerships & Admin Coordinator
The Partnerships and Admin Coordinator is a full-time position responsible for the sale of on-air advertisements and co-presentation partnerships, as well as some administrative tasks.
This is a permanent role at the heart of CKUT’s staff that ensures an essential source of revenue and flow of community connections that are vital for the station.
It is ideal for a friendly, bilingual go-getter who knows the city well and is keen on connecting with people and negotiating agreements.
Application deadline: 5pm EST, Wednesday January 3rd, 2024
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CKUT is hiring for a student position: Funding Drive Assistant
Are you looking for a cool part-time gig while studying? Apply to be the Funding Drive Assistant for Winter 2024! This is a great role for a student looking to gain experience in the world of nonprofits.
DEADLINE: Thursday December 14 at midnight.
CKUT's Local Journalism Initiative
Funded by the Community Radio Fund of Canada, CKUT’s Local Journalism Initiative will publish local news stories from reporter Jules Bugiel. You can also listen to our Local Journalism Initiative roundup every Tuesday at 5:00 pm on Off The Hour.
Next up: Critics slam housing minister over ethics breach, lease transfer legislation
Opposition members and groups like the RCLALQ had harsh words for Housing Minister France Elaine Duranceau.
On Tuesday, the commission studying Bill 31 adopted the article revoking Quebecers’ right to transfer their lease.
Duranceau was in the spotlight yet again when she was found to have violated the code of ethics by fast-tracking an audience with a friend and business partner.
HOT NEW SHOW ALERT! THE SHOW FOR CHILDREN
HOT NEW SHOW TUESDAY MORNS 3-5AM KRESNO THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS TWO HOURS OF TRUE SHADOW SOUND WORLD IN A CLASSIC CKUT OVERNIGHT STYLE
SHOW FOR CHILDREN SHOW PAGE
Pat Dillon-Moore Interviews Filmmaker Leslie Norville of Black Life: Untold Stories (CBC)
Bhum Bhum Tyme‘s Pat Dillon-Moore talks with filmmaker Leslie Norville about her new project Black Life: Untold Stories, an eight-part documentary series that reframes the rich and complex histories of Black experiences in Canada, dispelling commonly accepted myths and celebrating the many contributions of Black Canadians.
Click here to watch the interview
Call for tracks made by CKUT volunteers/McGill students
Volunteers at CKUT and McGill students who make music, this message is for you! CKUT is looking to spotlight your music to be played on a radio show consisting of curated volunteer submissions.
We’ll be assembling a 2 hour radio show using your submissions.
Any genre, any style, if you made it or helped make it then we’ll take it!
Submit as many tracks as you want to email@example.com as well as a short bio about yourself and how you’re involved at CKUT to participate.
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Meta Ban: CKUT locked out of Instagram and Facebook
The station is suffering because of Bill C-18.
CKUT Board of Directors Is Looking For New Members
Applications are now open to join CKUT’s Board of Directors!
CKUT Radio is a collectively-run, non-hierarchical organization overseen by a volunteer Board of Directors. The board helps to draft, approve, and apply policy, oversee the station’s health by approving the budget and running the AGM, helps with hiring, visioning and problem-solving, and more.
Every November, student and community members are elected at the Annual General Meeting (AGM). Additionally, one representative from the Student Society of McGill University (SSMU) and one representative from the Post-Graduate Student Society (PGSS) sit on the board. You can learn more about station governance here.
We are looking for new Board members to help guide CKUT as radio evolves. We are seeking candidates with experience with/backgrounds in: finance/accounting, anti-oppression and anti-racism, and change management. A familiarity with community radio, and CKUT in particular, is always appreciated. Even if you do not possess these skills or experience but believe you have valuable insight to bring, we encourage you to apply. This is a unique opportunity to gain Board experience at a collectively-managed, community nonprofit.
If you are interested in joining the Board, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with a CV and statement of interest.
Learn more about CKUT's station governance
CKUT's Local Journalism Initiative
The CKUT Sessions – Llena and Dayhills
Llena (Jennifer Rodriguez) is a singer-songwriter based in Montreal, Canada. Born in El Salvador, her sound combines influences from her Latin roots with contemporary R&B and Hip-Hop.
Dayhills (Isaiah Iseghohi) is a Montreal based artist with a passion for crafting emotionally driven and thought-provoking work.
Check out their duet in the music office.Learn more
Special coverage on Gaza hosted by Samaa Elbyari
Originally aired live on Wednesday October 18, 2023
A Day to Listen 2023
On Saturday, September 30, 2023, CKUT joined more than 540 other stations throughout Canada to broadcast the Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund (DWF) annual A Day to Listen programming. We also re-aired the entire program on Monday, October 2, 2023. Listen to the whole thing at https://ckut.ca/playlists/DL
Free City Radio – Finding A Place To Stay
Join us for a discussion about the housing crisis in Montreal and the movements organizing to confront rising costs. Our panel will explore the organizing happening in neighbourhoods around the city, and efforts to build the kind of coalitions that can fight back against the hyper-commodification of housing.
Panacea – Pt. 2 on Cluster B Personality Disorders: Borderline Personality Disorder
Host Michelle has been doing some great programming related to mental health, including this episode focusing on Borderline Personality Disorder.
Free Kick – Live from Communauté Balle-Molle Argenson Softball 2023 Finals
Free Kick goes live on a beautiful Sunday in the park.
The Montreal Sessions – Pop Montreal
Pop Montreal intern Mason joins CKUT Music honcho Alex in the studio for two hours of music and chatter from the 2023 Pop Montreal Festival.
Radio Is Dead – with Kresno
CKUT music and history head Kresno jumps in for a last minute episode of Radio Is Dead and brings late night sounds to the Monday mid day waves.
If You Got Ears – with PELADA
Montreal electronic punx stop by CKUT's studio for a longform conversation about their practice, their new record "Ahora Más Que Nunca", being tour dawgs, 90's hip hop and more.
New Shit – with Ada
George Clinton, Slowdive, new Aphex Twin and a bunch more dreamy stuff with full tracklist.
If You Got Ears – with DJ Frog
Live from her studio in Villeray, DJ Frog runs thru 2 hours of high pressure humid tracks... sketchy techno from DUM, Detroit house biz from Omar S, some fast stuff... all in there.
World Skip The Beat – with Elsie, Cleo, Abby, and Sam
Globetrotting music from a great CKUT Music Collective crew + a full tracklist to explore.
If You Got Ears – with MUTEK part II
Interviews with artists Pascale Project, Abdul Lateef & The Distraction Machine, Amselysen & Racine, and a one hour DJ mix by Edna King.
Ill Groove Garden – Freestyles
iGG celebrates Hip Hop's 50th with surprise visits from local MCs lighting up the mics live on the air.
Venus Radio – ᕕ(⌐■_■)ᕗ ♪♬
The reviews are in for Onyx's first episode of Venus radio: "absolute bangers from start to finish."
If You Got Ears – with MUTEK
A tour of the 2023 MUTEK Festival and its forum, featuring interviews and music from key players.
The Montreal Sessions – Sens Unique Live Set
Harmony Express's Hex P hosts Sens Unique, a hybrid entity of Technique Nado and Rainbonite for a clubby live raw to the airwaves.
Underground Sounds – with Alissa
A huge stack of local electronic music + Alissa making cool use of the website with Bandcamp links so you can go splash some cash on the artists.
Venus Radio – ʕノ•ᴥ•ʔノ ︵ ┻━┻
Teagan is joined by Onyx and Fer for two hours live from the station with tunes by LSDXOXO, Sinéad O'Connor, Lungbutter and more + a full tracklist.
Chaud Pour le Mont-Stone – with Kresno, John, and Alex
Three late night veterans go deep into the long grass.
Free City Radio – Love In The Time of Fentanyl
On this edition of Free City Radio we hear about the documentary film "Love in the Time of Fentanyl," a "feature documentary about a group of misfits, artists, and drug users who operate a renegade safe injection site in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside."
Jazz Euphorium – with Anastassia crushing it in studios
Anastassia is on a roll hosting all kinds of shows these days... Tonight it's live from the studio, serving up some great jazz for this beautiful summer night!
Soul Perspectives – Interview w/ Author & Health Practitioner: Stephen Walker
Stephen Walker was born in Montreal, QC, Canada, where he spent most of his youth forcibly removed from his family and placed in Residential Services for children and youth. There, he empathized with the plights of courageous characters in fiction literature, and later joined the Canadian Armed Forces to build on his own extraordinary story...
All Things McGill – with Eva from the McGill Education Garden
Today we chatted with Eva, a coordinator of the McGill Education Garden, an outdoor learning space created to explore new and different ways of promoting sustainable devolvement and ecological literacy.
Amandla – Malawi’s death penalty & Gamal Abdel Nasser’s legacy
Samaa Elibyari interviews Mischek Jere about the efforts led by the UK-based organization Reprieve to have the death penalty abolished in Malawi and discusses Gamal Abdel Nasser’s complicated legacy with Egyptian political analyst and activist Mohamed Sherif Kamel.