KBOO Volunteer Updates

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KBOO Volunteer Instructions for Producing from Home

Here are KBOO volunteer instructions on 'How to record your show from home', including how to upload your finished program. KBOO staff are offering tech support office hours online, on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 2 to 4 pm to help you with any issues you are havi... Read more

Thank You KBOO Volunteers!

It's National Volunteer Week! 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... 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 stro... 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  economy, ... 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 ha... Read more

Reconnecting Communities: KBOO’s Annual Membership Event & Board Elections

  KBOO Election and Annual Membership Meeting, Sunday, September 26th, 2021, 1:00-3:00 pm THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL EVENT  Where? Streaming virtually from the Clinton Street Theater! Direct Link to YouTube Stream     Hey KBOO Community Members! As we’ve navigated the chal... Read more

Reopening the station to volunteering

  KBOO welcomed back our first volunteer programmer to resume doing their show in-station this afternoon! After over a year of being closed to in-station volunteering, KBOO has begun reopening the station to in-station live radio programming. Volunteers should check their ... Read more

Rest in Power, Jay Thiemeyer

Rest in Power, Jay. Jay Thiemeyer was a long-time KBOO contributor, member, volunteer and Board member who passed on March 11th, 2021. He was one of the founders of the long-running KBOO program 'Hole in the Bucket', which focused on the issues faced by houseless people in... 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 Prom... Read more

REMINDER: 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 Portal. (We are transitioning to a... Read more