KJHK Fall/Spring Special Program Application KJHK Fall/Spring Special Program Application To apply of a special program on KJHK, applicants must have either a minimum of one year of experience hosting KJHK Rotation, Jazz, or Breakfast for Beatlovers, or must have approval from the KJHK General Manager (email@example.com). There are several ongoing and classic KJHK Programs that all qualified applicants may apply to host; descriptions are below. Programs marked with an asterisk* may require the host to provide additional music to supplement the program's theme. KJHK special programs have designated weekly times that they air; your schedule availability may determine whether you are eligible to host a particular program. KJHK is always interested in piloting new special programs as well. If you wish to propose a new special program, you will be asked a series of questions to determine your program idea's feasibility, and your own schedule availability may also play into if the proposed program is accepted and scheduled. You may be asked to produce a pilot show for KJHK if your proposal is considered. Please be thorough - only complete applications will be accepted. Thanks for applying to KJHK! Applications for Fall 2021 special programming are now open, and will close on Sunday, August 1st at 11:59 pm.Semester(s) Applying For:* Fall 2021 Check all that applySpecial Program(s) Applying For - Select Up to Three Programs At Most* Across the Pond* (interviews and music with an international focus) Alternative Flashback (classic 90’s college rock) Stay WoC* (music by women of color) Femme FM* (female artists feature show) For The Record* (all vinyl show – featured genres/themes can change each week) The French Connection* (French music across many genres and decades) Hickory Wind* (classic Country, Western Swing, Bluegrass, Roots Music) Hip Hop Hype (underground Hip Hop from national acts) Input Output (Electronic music, multiple styles) I-70 Independent (local and regional hip-hop with a mix of music and local interviews and spotlights) The Jookhouse* (Blues, Soul, Funk, R&B) Latin Lab* (Salsa, Boogaloo, Latin Funk, Samba, Cumbia, Electro-Latino) KC Jazz Connection (jazz from the Kansas City area) Malicious Intent (Heavy Metal) Punk Rock Steady (Punk Rock) Plow the Fields (Local Lawrence music of all kinds) Radio Afrika* (African music, including Afrobeat) Reading Series (literary readings, interviews, event previews) Sports Talk (for KJHK Sports Staff members) The Rinse Out* (Electronic Music, multiple styles) Weird World* (experimental, fringe, avant garde) Other (I'm proposing a special program not listed here) The Special Program(s) you are applying for may require you to supplement the show with music from your personal collection. Can you certify that you have music to provide to the show(s) in question and that this music has been legally obtained?*YesNoName* First Last Email* Phone*Major(s)*Current Year at KU*FreshmanSophomoreJuniorSeniorGraduate StudentDoctoral StudentBirthdate* Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY mm/dd/yyyyExpected Graduation*KJHK Program Hosting Experience*List past KJHK program(s) you have hosted in the past one to three years.Answer below ONLY IF you're proposing a new special program. What is your special program idea? Describe in detail the show's content, how you would present it, and why it deserves to be a part of KJHK programming. What does your show offer that KJHK currently lacks? How much longevity would the show you're proposing have - how many episodes could be produced before the topic/content of the show was exhausted? Include a list of appropriate artists/albums if it's a music special program, or a description of format if it's a talk show, etc.Based on your first choice of program you're applying to host, outline a setlist of 10 songs/artists you would play. If your show is based on story production or a talk show, please outline what an episode would look like in terms of both program clock and segments produced.*Pre-Produced Promo Spot Agreement*All special programs applicants are required to record and complete a promo spot for their show in advance of their show being considered. Once this box is checked and your application is submitted, it is your responsibility to email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a time in the production studios. Assuming your program has a reasonable chance of making the schedule, you will be given a tentative airday/airtime to include in your spot along with relevant information about the program you're hoping to host (type of show, music played, etc.). IF YOUR SPECIAL PROGRAM PROMO SPOT IS NOT PRODUCED IN A TIMELY MANNER, YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE VOIDED AND YOUR SPECIAL PROGRAM WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR THE UPCOMING SEMESTER'S SCHEDULE. Previous special programs promo spots from earlier semesters may not be used. I agree to schedule time with KJHK Production to produce a promo spot for this show. Will you meet KJHK's Meeting Requirement(s)?*YesNoAll successful applicants are required to attend a monthly all-staff meeting, as well as a weekly assigned staff meeting. Assuming best efforts on both your and KJHK's part, are you prepared to organize your schedule in order to attend KJHK meetings for the staff(s) you are selected for?Will you follow all KJHK Policies as Set Forth in the KJHK Handbook?*YesNoTo be a part of KJHK, no matter what staff you're on, you must know and abide by the rules and regulations KJHK sets forth. This is vital to the station's continued existence! Please review the KJHK Handbook, available at www.kjhk.org in the "DJs" section of the site. Violation of station rules may result in suspension or termination.Will you agree to comply with station maintenance?*YesNoAll KJHK employees must respect the station by maintaining its cleanliness. This includes picking up trash, refiling music, and generally maintaining a neat and efficient work environment. Do you agree to keep KJHK a clean, professional environment every time you are at KJHK?Digital Signature (type your name here)*By electronically 'signing' your name above, you agree (1) to work within the spirit and framework of the KJHK Constitution as presented in the KJHK Handbook, (2) to perform the duties required of the position to which you are hired, and (3) that you will abide by the KJHK Participation Contract, also found within the KJHK Handbook. Intentional misrepresentation of facts on this application - or any other breach of this agreement - will constitute grounds for suspension or termination from KJHK.Additional KJHK Staff PreferenceAll hosts of KJHK programs must also volunteer on a staff, and weekly participation is required to remain the host of a program on KJHK. This additional commitment is usually no more than 2 hours per week, and you will be assigned to a staff based on your availability if your first preferred staff does not meet your availability. Staff descriptions and responsibilities can be found at kjhk.org, or by emailing email@example.com.Select a KJHK Staff*Content Staff (has absorbed production and A&C)Music StaffSports Staff (requires a separate application)Street Team (has absorbed live music)Participation Agreement - KJHK DJsBy submitting your application to KJHK, you hereby agree to abide by station policies and procedures. These responsibilities include attending monthly KJHK meetings, hosting your regularly scheduled FM show as assigned by the Program Director, attending all trainings, workshops and special meetings organized by the Program Director, following KJHK standards and maintaining station identity in on-air presence and music selection, participation in one additional KJHK Staff (Music, Content, Production, etc.), and pre-production of shows to air in regularly scheduled DJ time slot during academic breaks.