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KWSB 91.1 FM

Communication Arts

KWSB 91.1 FM – Get Involved

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


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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.

KWSB Resources

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

Submit PSA

Our staff is here to help answer any questions you have about KWSB.

Dons Lopez – Station Manager – dons.lopez@western.edu
Contact for general inquires and job applications

Jax Hasler – Production Director – jax.hasler@western.edu
Contact for DJ training and programming ideas and issues

Sam Bernard – Promotions Director – samantha.bernard@western.edu
Contact for underwriting and social media

Zoe Wolfe – Digital Director – zoe.wolfe@western.edu
Contact for Public Service Announcements and show stingers

Kai Vong – Sports Director – kai.vong@western.edu
Contact for WCU sports broadcasting

Amada Quintana – Music Director – amada.quintana@western.edu
Contact for music submissions and charting

Lorena Ayala – Program Director – lorena.ayala@western.edu
Contact for automation and “The Ghost”

Nate Jackson – Archivist – nate.jackson@western.edu

Morgan Raspanti – Faculty Advisor – mraspanti@western.edu
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:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KWSB91.1
Instagram: @kwsb91.1

Discover your broadcasting talent.

How to become a DJ:​

  1. Contact the KWSB Trainer
  2. Take a tour of the station and receive the official KWSB Training Handbook
  3. Sit in on a manager’s show
  4. Take the DJ test
  5. Record a “sim show”
  6. Live broadcast with a manager sitting in
  7. 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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