Radio CKUT is currently seeking a Production Coordinator.
25-35 hours per week ( to be determined)
4 weeks paid vacation.
Start date: mid July
Deadline for applications is: July 6th 5pm Send your resume and cover letter to email@example.com by 5pm on July 6th, 2018.
Specify if you are eligible for Emploi Quebec, though it is not a requirement.
CKUT is a progressive working environment and recognizes experiences outside of the formal workforce as important qualifications. CKUT prioritizes the unique contributions that individuals from traditionally under-represented and oppressed communities bring to our organization, and invites these individuals to apply. We encourage ALL applicants to make mention of the diverse experience that they may have had that would make them qualified for this position. Please indicate clearly in your cover letter that you would like to be considered for Employment Equity. You are encouraged, but not required, to self-identify if you are part of marginalized and oppressed communities that include but are not limited to: Indigenous peoples, women, visible and/or racialized minorities, persons with disabilities, immigrant, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and 2-spirited persons.
CKUT 90.3FM is a not-for-profit campus-based community radio station in Montreal. As a campus/community radio station, CKUT’s mandate is to provide an essential service to those in the Montreal community whose needs are not met by mainstream commercial radio. CKUT functions not only as an alternative to the status quo, but as a viable community resource. CKUT serves as a training ground for the community and student populations, and in doing so, provides an essential educational and informational service to the greater Montreal community.
The Production Coordinator is responsible for the administration and coordination of all production activities at CKUT. The Production Coordinator will work in conjunction with the Steering Committee and the Programming Committee.
Coordinating the maintenance and repair of studio equipment
Former writer and experimental music programmer for the long-cancelled but still-missed CBC Radio program “Brave New Waves,” in addition to being a former regular occupant of CKUT’s Wednesday 12-2 time slot (“The Music of Sound”, 1995-1999).
Turns up occasionally playing bass clarinet in a string of art-rock, jazz or weirdo bands (Exhaust, Set Fire to Flames, Ratchet Orchestra, Dubi and the Peacocks…)
Four shows of (mostly) contemporary avant-garde music:
June 6 Broken piano music
pianos abused by Henry Cowell, John Cage, Conlon Nancarrow, Annie Gosfield and others
June 13 Early Cronenberg soundtracks
strings, electronics, big-budget orchestras and zero-budget copyright-free tracks, plus the occasional exploding head.
June 20 Music and Language
the pitches of human speech (René Lussier, Steve Reich, Gavin Bryars, David Mahler)
plus “sound poetry” from Jaap Blonk, Henri Chopin and Makigami Koichi.
June 27 Music as Journalism
Bob Ostertag enters a riot with a microphone and turns it into a string quartet
Mazen Kerbaj plays trumpet on his balcony in Beirut with the Israeli Air Force bombing nearby
The 18th edition of Suoni Per Il Popolo offers an eclectic mix of free jazz, noise, punk , hip hop, new music, spoken word, musique actuelle, avant rock, out world, sound art, weird folk, a rock opera - workshops, musical seances and so much more. Every Tuesday throughout the month of June from 3- 5pm tune into the Montreal Sessions, hosted by a Suoni insider, to hear a sampling of all the goings on. Interviews, live performances, story telling about the performers, secret shows and everything you need to know to guide you through this years festival. Tune in or catch it on the archives.
Week One Burns & Moskos host, telling stories and playing tunes. Tune in to hear some Suoni Stories
Week Two Stefan Christoff hosts. Interviews with Kieva Stimac about the Charlie Stimac Foundation also interview with Elise Barbara about the Chemistry Ball
Tune into CKUT 90.3 FM on Tuesday May 15th, 2018, for special international broadcast dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the ongoing Palestinian Nakbah and resistance to Israeli Apartheid. Radio Free Palestine (RFP) will launch at Midnight (Eastern Standard Time) to air 24 hours of programming from radio stations and producers across 5 continents.