Careers & Volunteers
KCRW 89.9FM, licensed to Santa Monica College, is National Public Radio's flagship station for Southern California. The Santa Monica-based nonprofit represents cutting edge radio at its best, presenting an eclectic mix of independent music, news, talk and arts programming.
KCRW, public radio for Los Angeles, is a dynamic and exciting workplace filled with interesting and creative people. We operate with integrity and use our programming to build community on the air, online and in person. Our large roster of locally-created programming connects us to what’s happening in LA and in the world. KCRW is looking for a talented, curious and creative producer to join the team of KCRW’s weekly program, The Treatment. This position will be responsible for supporting host Elvis Mitchell as he conducts in-depth interviews with influential people working in entertainment, art and pop culture.
KCRW is looking to increase its fill-in Board Operator roster with experienced and enthusiastic individuals. The Board Operator is responsible for ensuring a seamless listening experience for our audience and supports all on-air talent and producers. This position reports to the Station Operations Manager, is paid an hourly rate, and is classified as per diem, non-exempt.
KCRW, public radio for Los Angeles, is a dynamic and exciting workplace filled with interesting and creative people. We operate with integrity and use our programming to build community on the air, online and in person. Our large roster of locally-created programming connects us to what’s happening in LA and in the world. KCRW is looking for a talented, creative producer to lead the team of our weekly talk show Good Food. This position will be responsible for generating creative feature segments that embody KCRW’s eclectic spirit.
KCRW is seeking a smart, driven, and highly organized individual to produce compelling radio and digital content for KCRW’s Music Department, including its flagship music program Morning Becomes Eclectic. KCRW Music has a long history of featuring new music from emerging and established artists, being a leader in music discovery and delivering live performances, interviews and relevant music news. The Music Producer will be responsible for the organization and development of radio and digital content, in conjunction with the Music Director and show hosts, that includes everything from artist booking, show assembly and production, digital features and in-person. The ideal candidate will not only be voracious about emerging artists and shifting trends in music, but must also be living in both the present and future of listening behavior to bridge generations, communities and formats.
KCRW is seeking a part time, fill-in anchor to join our award-winning news and on-air team in Santa Monica. This anchor will substitute for regular hosts when time off is scheduled and as operational needs arise. We are seeking a warm, natural and authoritative on-air presence to assist with the execution of live broadcasts across days, including weekends, middays, and AM/PM drive time. This is a great part-time role that is dependent on a flexible and adaptive on air talent, and an opportunity to get to know KCRW. The ideal candidate must have an engaging on-air style, excellent news judgement, a thirst for accurate, timely news coverage, strong technical skills, meticulous attention to detail and accuracy, and the ability to write quickly and compellingly for audio. This position works closely with editors and producers. The Anchor must integrate network and KCRW content seamlessly, understanding Southern California and its important role in the national conversation.