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  • CJAM Job Postings!

    Posted by Brady Holek on April 20, 2015

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    CJAM is hiring for the summer!

    Job Posting – Campus and Community Outreach Coordinator (Contract)

    With the support of the Community Radio Fund of Canada’s “Youth on the Air” program, CJAM 99.1 FM is seeking applicants between the ages of 16 and 30 for a Community and Campus Outreach Coordinator. This is a contract position that will run between May 4, 2015 to Oct. 30, 2015 with a gross salary of $9,000 for that period based on a 30-hour work week. Regular evening and weekend work will be required.

    The focus of the project will revolve around the creation of two weekly radio programs related to community based music news programming as well as campus events and topics surrounding the University of Windsor. The program would feature coverage and promotion of live and local events in Windsor and the surrounding areas. Producing exclusive interviews with area musicians would be a large focus for the intern and would bring the public interest to not just this show but to other shows on CJAM. The campus focused show would hone in on campus living, events, and news. The intern would also be speaking with and interviewing interested professors, administration, alumni, and interesting persons pertaining to campus life.

    Partnering with other sources on campus such as the Womyn’s Centre, UWSA, The Lance, and other organizations, part of the intern’s responsibilities would be to create news ideas and content for our website, Facebook, instagram and other social mediums, including our weekly news program, The Windsor Chronicle. The intern would also be responsible for researching content through a variety of mediums, not limited to web, text, visuals, and word of mouth.

    The intern will also be assigned to other duties as required under general direction of CJAM staff.

    Qualifications:
    • Excellent interpersonal, communication and listening skills.
    • Knowledge relating to non-commercial music, news, views, culture, and campus life.
    • Strong organizational and time management skills.
    • Computer and basic radio/audio production skills.
    • Management and/or Volunteer coordination experience a plus.

    TERMS: 30 hours per week (with evening and weekend office hours)

    SALARY: $9,000 over the contract, which will run from May 4, 2015 to Oct. 30, 2015.
    Please apply online to Station Manager Vernon Smith at statcjam@gmail.com by April 27, 2015. Only qualified applicants selected for interviews by the Hiring Committee will be contacted.

    CJAM is an anti-sexist, anti-racist, anti-homophobic organization committed to diversity and equity. We encourage applications from all visible and non-visible minorities. Where there is equity in qualifications preference will be given to minority applicants.

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    Job Posting – Summer Cultural Events Coordinator (Contract)

    With the support of the Government of Canada’s Summer Jobs program, CJAM 99.1 FM is seeking full time student applicants between the ages of 16 and 30 who are planning on returning to school in September for a Summer Cultural Events Coordinator. This is a contract position that will run between May 4, 2015 to June 22, 2015 with a gross salary of $2,640 for that period based on a 30-hour work week. Regular evening and weekend work will be required.

    The Summer Cultural Events Coordinator will liaise with local summer festivals to coordinate CJAM’s role in promotion of festivals and as sponsor. The Coordinator will create a “2015 CJAM Festival Guide” to cross promote area festivals and CJAM’s role as campus and community radio station. The Coordinator will attend festivals and special events as a CJAM representative and inform Windsorites and Detroit residents about CJAM programming and promotional opportunities available to them, and encourage them to investigate how CJAM might be able to serve their needs. Technical aspects of the position include writing, editing and producing on-air spots in conjunction with the CJAM Program Director, on-air programmers, producers and sponsors. Recording interviews with promoters, bands, and technicians will be used on the weekly local events program “Stagediving Live”. Use of CJAM’s website and social media to promote festivals and events around Windsor and Detroit will also be a priority. The Coordinator will also recruit, train, and organize CJAM volunteers to attend festival booths and provide community outreach training for participating volunteers.

    The intern will also be assigned to other duties as required under general direction of CJAM staff.

    Qualifications:
    • Excellent interpersonal, communication and listening skills.
    • Knowledge relating to non-commercial music, news, views, and culture.
    • Strong organizational and time management skills.
    • Computer and basic radio/audio production skills.
    • Management and/or Volunteer coordination experience a plus.

    TERMS: 30 hours per week (with evening and weekend office hours)

    SALARY: $2,640 over the contract, which will run from May 4, 2015 to June 22, 2015.

    Please apply online to Station Manager Vernon Smith at statcjam@gmail.com by April 27, 2015. Only qualified applicants selected for interviews by the Hiring Committee will be contacted.

    CJAM is an anti-sexist, anti-racist, anti-homophobic organization committed to diversity and equity. We encourage applications from all visible and non-visible minorities. Where there is equity in qualifications preference will be given to minority applicants.

  • CJAM TOP 30!!! April 13th – 19th // 2015!

    Posted by Murad on

    SUUNS
    * – Indicates Canadian Content

    1 SUUNS & JERUSALEM IN MY HEART* – Suuns & Jerusalem in my heart (Secret City)
    2 PURITY RING* – Another Eternity (Last Gang)
    3 HUMANS* – Noontide (Hybridity Music)
    4 JARED BROWN* – Reith Kichards (Self-Released)
    5 KATHRYN CALDER* – Kathryn Calder (File Under: Music (FU:M))
    6 MODEST MOUSE – Strangers To Ourselves (Epic)
    7 THEESATISFACTION – EarthEE (Sub Pop)
    8 SUN K* – Northern Lies (MapleMusic)
    9 GOD MADE ME FUNKY* – Funky Fly ‘n Free (New Empire)
    10 MILK & BONE* – Little Mourning (Bonsound)
    11 MOON KING* – Secret Life (Last Gang)
    12 THE SEASONS* – Pulp (Véga Musique)
    13 GREAT LAKE SWIMMERS* – A Forest of Arms (Nettwerk)
    14 BEAUTIFUL NUBIA AND THE ROOTS RENAISSANCE BAND* – Soundbender (EniObanke)
    15 VARIOUS* – The Marshmellow Generation (It’s Trash)
    16 JOEL PLASKETT* – The Park Avenue Sobriety Test (Pheromone Recordings)
    17 ROBI BOTOS* – Movin’ Forward (A440)
    18 NO MUSEUMS* – The Malcontents (Self-Released)
    19 DUMB ANGEL* – Broken Glass (Clamour)
    20 DANIEL ISAIAH* – Come Into Gone (Secret City)
    21 TUXEDO – Tuxedo (Stones Throw)
    22 DEATH GRIPS – The Powers That B (Capitol)
    23 QUITAPENAS – Quitapenas (Mas Tropical)
    24 TAL NATIONAL – Zoy Zoy (FatCat)
    25 KATE PIERSON – Guitars and Microphones (Kobalt-Lazy Meadow)
    26 VISION FORTUNE – Country Music (ATPR)
    27 DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE – Kintsugi (Atlantic)
    28 MATT AND KIM – New Glow (Harvest)
    29 BJORK – Vulnicura (One Little Indian)
    30 JD MCPHERSON – Let the Good Times Roll (Rounder)

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  • Windsor Chronicle Guests April 17th at Noon

    Posted by Brady Holek on April 16, 2015

    The Voice - Season 4

    This Tuesday Nigeria marked the anniversary of the kidnapping of girls by terrorist group Boko Haram. 219 are still missing and more likely will never being found. How Nigerians marked this event…please describe us the atmosphere in the country on this anniversary. Boko Haram terrorist group has abducted at least 2000 woman and girls since the start of 2014 ….according to the newest Amnesty international report with many of them forced into sexual slavery. What government and army are doing to prevent further attacks? Live from Nigerian capital Abuja CjamNews correspondent Rotinwa Ayodeji.

    Live from Toronto, Canada Ray Kocur film director and author of a new Canadian documentary in-the-making profiling leadership and inspiration in the face of climate change right here in Canada. This film is being made by a team of young Canadians who first came together to film the People’s Climate March last September, and are now bringing this story of leadership for change back to Canada. Buoyed by the energy of the world’s largest climate march, bringing together over 700,000 people worldwide, Beyond Crisis aims to share this enthusiasm for positive change with all Canadians.

    Two of Russia’s best-known movie directors soon will create a chain of fast-food restaurants that would be an alternative to our well known “Western-style” fast food restaurants such as McDonald’s, and Kentucky Fried Chicken. The brothers Nikita Mihalkov and Andrei Konchalovsky…will start fast food chain called “Eat at home”. What current market assessment for fast food restaurants looks like and are any fans of original McDonalds’ burgers left over there. Live from Russian capital Moscow, Andrej Jivirblis, journalist and analyst at Business FM Radio 87.5 FM/Moscow Russia,

    He finished third on The Voice in 2012, won a record deal in the process, and received more press coverage than any contestant on the show that season… or any season, for that matter. He made a record with Adam Levine, then toured with Maroon 5 and Kelly Clarkson. He was cast on the hit show “Parenthood” playing himself as a rock singer, and performed an original song. He even starred in an Aaron Spelling prime-time drama and dated Keri Russell for years, winding up in countless gossip mags. His name is Tony Lucca and he will talk to us “live” from his home in Albany, NY

    Bridget Johnson will correspond live with The Windsor Chronicle from Washington regarding the recent Hillary Clinton Presidential nomination. She is a veteran journalist whose news articles and opinion columns have run in dozens of news outlets across the globe. Bridget is an NPR contributor and has contributed to USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, National Review Online, Los Angeles Daily News, Politico and more, and has myriad television and radio credits as a commentator. Bridget is Washington Editor for PJ Media and has been out news corespondent for over a year now.

    Meg Roberts will be live in studio with recap of Windsor news headlines.

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