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 is looking for a talented, creative​ ​associate producer to join the team of our daily talk show, ​Press Play​. This position will be responsible for generating creative feature segments that embody KCRW’s eclectic spirit.

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 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.