KWSB 91.1 FM – Get Involved
On the air since 1968.
Broadcasting live from Taylor Hall, KWSB is Western’s on-campus, student-managed radio station. For over 50 years, KWSB has brought radio shows, music and public service announcements to the Gunnison community, in addition to providing students with hands-on practice and resume-building skills in the communications, radio and broadcasting industries.
Listen to the 2023 Gunnison Watershed District School Board forum recorded by KWSB
LISTEN LIVE TO KWSB 91.1 FM! Tune in
Connect with us on social media
Tune in and tune your skillset
KWSB 91.1 FM provides experiential learning for Western students in a state-of-the-art production facility. Come visit us in Taylor 124A.
Learn more about our scheduled programs, staff, submitting PSAs and connecting with KWSB.
Follow the link below to submit a Public Service Announcement to be aired on KWSB
Our staff is here to help answer any questions you have about KWSB.
Dons Lopez – Station Manager – firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact for general inquires and job applications
Jax Hasler – Production Director – email@example.com
Contact for DJ training and programming ideas and issues
Sam Bernard – Promotions Director – firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact for underwriting and social media
Zoe Wolfe – Digital Director – email@example.com
Contact for Public Service Announcements and show stingers
Kai Vong – Sports Director – firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact for WCU sports broadcasting
Amada Quintana – Music Director – email@example.com
Contact for music submissions and charting
Lorena Ayala – Program Director – firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact for automation and “The Ghost”
Nate Jackson – Archivist – email@example.com
Morgan Raspanti – Faculty Advisor – firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact for, well, anything!
Connect with Us on Social Media
Follow our Instagram or like our Facebook page to get the most up to date information about programming:
Discover your broadcasting talent.
How to become a DJ:
- Contact the KWSB Trainer
- Take a tour of the station and receive the official KWSB Training Handbook
- Sit in on a manager’s show
- Take the DJ test
- Record a “sim show”
- Live broadcast with a manager sitting in
- Become a DJ on the KWSB team
If you want to join the management side of KWSB, contact the KWSB Station Manager.
As a member of the KWSB team, you can:
- Play music live on-air
- Deliver announcements to the community
- Produce stingers, PSAs, underwriting spots and shows
- Write and deliver news
- Review new music
- Promote the station on campus and in the community
- Broadcast Western athletic events (football and basketball)
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