KMUD would like to welcome you to join our ‘On Air’ team
KMUD has developed a training program that encompasses 3-phases of training classes.
Scroll down for a calendar of upcoming classes and sign-up form.
The first class is our Introduction to KMUD Radio class. In this class you will learn the basics, including:
-Responsibilities of a KMUD DJ/VOLUNTEER
-Studio equipment operation
-How to follow the daily logs
-Station IDs, Public Service Announcements, Promos, and Underwriters
Upon completion of this class you will be able to schedule sit-ins with DJs and assist them with their shows. This will give you a hands-on radio experience. After you've sat in on 3 music shows you will do a 30-minute recorded show to test out your skills. Your show will be reviewed and you will have the opportunity to submit a program proposal for your own show, and begin subbing for current shows
LEVEL -2 TALK-SHOW ENGINEER
Prerequisite: Completion of the Introduction to Radio class
In this class you will learn how to engineer a talk show.
The training class will include:
-Responsibilities of a talk show engineer
-Setting up Studio B for the talk show
-Phone system operation
-Following the daily logs
-Review of the console
-Detailed training on the mic mixer
Upon completion of this class you will have the opportunity to sit in with current
Talk-Show Engineers and assist them in the tasks as outlined above. When you
are ready you can sign-up for your solo session where you become the Engineer in charge for final approvals.
LEVEL-3 SENIOR ENGINEER
Prerequisites: Qualified Talk-Show Engineer
In this class you will learn how to engineer the KMUDs busiest on-air schedule Monday through Friday from 6-8 pm. This time slot is truly for those that love to multi-task. During this period we produce a 30-min. News broadcast, a 30-min. segment on local community affairs, and a 60 min. call in talk show.