Get Involved

Get Involved

KURE is always looking for fun and exciting new people to join our team! All positions are on a volunteer basis. ISU students, faculty, and alumni are eligible work at KURE, though you must be a student to serve on the board of directors. Below are the many ways you can get involved:

Join the KURE Board of Directors!

KURE Board of Directors

Drive KURE to bigger and better things

KURE is looking to fill several positions on its board of directors! This is a great leadership opportunity with one of the oldest and largest student organizations on campus. If you have any interest in KURE, broadcast journalism, or radio in general, KURE is a great place to learn and grow. Any questions can be directed to info@kure885.org. Listed below are the currently open positions, and links to their applications:

Open Positions:


Apply to be General Manager

Events Director

The Events Director leads the planning of events at KURE by supporting the Kaleidoquiz and KURE Fest Directors and planning and executing other KURE events, notably Terrace Tuesdays.

Events Director Application


Apply to be the Public Relations Director

Public Relations Director

The Public Relations Director is the mediator between KURE and the Greater Ames/ISU community. His/her duty is to connect KURE to people and offer services and correspondence when needed.

Public Relations Director Application
Public Relations Position Description

Apply to be the IT Director

IT Director

The IT director is responsible for maintenance and care of all computer hardware and software systems, networking systems, and website systems for KURE.

IT Director Application
IT Director Position Description

Become a DJ at KURE!

DJ

Play music over the air during your own weekly show

First time DJ’s will start with a one hour long show, aired weekly. Simply fill out an application and then send a sample two hour playlist (text, .m3u, or spotify playlist – please don’t send music files!) to the Programming Director.

Join the Music Review Committee!

Music Review

Review new music and assist in the musical direction of the station

Talk about and discover new music every week at the Music Review Committee meeting, every Wednesday at 8pm in Room 3512 at the Memorial Union. Any questions can be directed to the Internal Music Director.

Join the Production Crew!

Production

Record, edit, and mix audio (including live music over the air!)

Provide technical support for radio programs, including recording and editing talk shows, mixing live bands on air for LIVE from KURE, assisting in live remote broadcasts, and prerecording and producing DJ’s music shows. Simply fill out an application.

Join the Engineering Crew!

Engineering

Upgrade and maintain KURE’s computer and audio systems

Provide technical support for the station, including solving problems with equipment and computers, and providing routine maintenance, upgrades, and service. Knowledge of computer systems (Windows, OS X, and linux), networking infrastructure, or audio equipment is preferred, but not required. Any questions can be directed to the Chief Engineer.

Join the Sports Crew!

Sports

Broadcast live sporting events, and produce sports content on-air and online

Be a part of any of the several weekly sports talk shows – do research, come up with topics, and speak on air about sports at any level of any kind! Any questions can be directed to the Sports Director.

Join the News & Talk Committee!

News & Talk

Seek out stories and produce content for on-air news and talk shows

 

Join the EMU Committee!

Events/Marketing/Underwriting

Plan events, promote KURE, partner with businesses, and fundraise

The EMU committee (for short!) plans, promotes, and executes events and public initiatives at the station, including KURE Fest (our annual music festival), Terrace Tuesdays (a weekly hangout on the MU terraces with food trucks and live music), and Kaleidoquiz (our half-century old annual on-air trivia contest). Any questions can be directed to the EMU Directors.

Join the LIVE from KURE Crew!

LIVE from KURE

Interview bands and musicians and produce live performances on air

Bring in and facilitate interviews and live performances with guest artists, from local bands starting out to well-established touring acts! Any questions can be directed to the LIVE from KURE Director.