Join the Radio!!! RSVP for KCSB-FM’s Fall 2021 Orientation!!!

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20 September, 2021

We will be hosting our first in-person orientation in over 18 months on Monday, October 4 at 6 PM in Storke Plaza (in the middle of UCSB’s campus between Storke Tower and UCEN). The orientation will consist of an informational session on the various ways that you can get involved with KCSB, as well as opportunities to chat with representatives from each of KCSB’s departments.



What Departments Does KCSB Have?

KJUC/Programming: Do you want to be a radio DJ with your own radio show? Attend the orientation and sign up for KJUC, KCSB’s DJ training program. During the 8 week curriculum you’ll learn essential DJ skills and have the chance to practice producing radio content in both our KJUC Studio, and remotely on a computer. After completing the program, you’ll have the opportunity to submit a demo to KCSB’s programming department to be considered for a weekly time slot on our FM station! To get involved, email and/or

News: THIS JUST IN: KCSB News is searching for curious minds and student storytellers! If you have an interest in journalism, audio production, or just love the sound of your own voice, you’ll find a home at KCSB News. The KCSB News team is dedicated to covering underreported stories of local, national, and international importance. Our team of student and community journalists produce a twice-weekly newscast of original, educational, and local content relevant to our listeners. Our journalists have a wide variety of interests, ranging from politics and public health, to environmental affairs and the arts. During the COVID-19 pandemic, KCSB News has produced and distributed a student-body newsletter to keep our community informed about case rates and resources. Whatever it is that interests you, KCSB News Directors will help you find your niche and encourage your growth as a reporter. To get involved, email for more information!

Sports: KCSB Sports is the place to be for any sports fans who’d love to be reporting on or broadcasting the action! We cover UCSB athletics events at home and on the road, and we are looking for anybody interested in field reporting, calling games, researching sports stories, video editing, graphic design, audio editing, or writing scripts to help us produce our weekly Gaucho Sports Spot radio program and make content for To get involved, email for more information!




Publicity: If you’re reading this page right now, it’s thanks to KCSB’s Publicity Department, which manages the station’s website, social media, and overall visibility in the community. What’s more, the Publicity Department is starting up their Publicity Ambassadorship, where interested volunteers can work on specific projects with department staff members. Also look out for our T-Shirt Contest (where the winning design can win $$$), and our upcoming Zine Committee. To get involved email for more information! 


Music: Love listening to music? Volunteer with KCSB’s Music Department! We’re currently hosting a weekly Music Review Committee for anyone interested in listening and reviewing new music releases the station receives. This is a great opportunity to meet other music lovers, catch up on the latest songs, and to learn more about radio music libraries! To get involved, email and/or for more information.



RSVP/Question Form: Please fill out this form if you are planning on attending the orientation, if you’d like to get involved with KJUC but cannot make the orientation, or have any general questions.

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What are KCSB’s COVID Protocols? In order to comply with campus-wide guidance and protect the health of the station and all those around it, KCSB has adopted several guidelines to limit the spread of COVID-19. These include that:

  • This orientation will be held outside with chairs adequately spaced apart.
  • Individuals entering the station in-person must be fully vaccinated for SARS-CoV2.
  • Masks must be worn when in the station.
  • All individuals must abide by cleaning protocols posted inside the station.

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