Campus Services

Greetings from CiTR 101.9 FM!

CiTR is your campus radio station located on the second floor of the Student Union Building. Our mandate is to provide alternative, informative, and community-based programming to the UBC community and beyond. CiTR can be heard throughout many parts of Metro Vancouver on the FM dial, and is available online through our live stream and podcasts. As a member of the campus community, we want to tell you about the services we provide.

Campus Coverage
Are you doing something on the campus or in the community that others should know about? CiTR provides coverage of campus and community activities and events. Contact the News Department at news@citr.ca, the Arts Department at arts@citr.ca or the Sports Department at sports@citr.ca.

Live Broadcasts
CiTR is keen to live broadcast events on-campus – email programming@citr.ca to invite our team to broadcast and podcast your live event.

Broadcasting and Journalism Training
CiTR offers free training in broadcasting and radio production, as well as print journalism training through CiTR’s Discorder Magazine. Members also have access to over 35,000 albums, studios, recording equipment, training workshops and our airwaves!

Host a Show
CiTR provides all the necessary training for you to host your own show. After three sessions covering the technical, production, and programming aspects of radio broadcasting, you can submit a show proposal and get on the air. Student groups are also welcome to apply. CiTR welcomes all genres of music and spoken word programming.

Public Service Announcements

CiTR will produce and broadcast free advertisements to promote campus clubs and student groups. If you have an upcoming event, or want to tell more people about your club, this is a great way to get the word out. Send a press release or short script to psas@citr.ca 2-3 weeks prior to your event. PSAs are played based on programmer interest. Scheduled advertising is available for purchase by contacting advertising@citr.ca.

Media Sponsorship
CiTR also sponsors on and off-campus events, providing on-air ads, ticket giveaways, web and social media
promotion in exchange for a presence onsite and logo on promo materials. Contact sponsorship@citr.ca to become a CiTR sponsored event.

NEW – Learn How to DJ
After last year’s referendum, CiTR promised to launch a learn to DJ program, and now it’s here! Sign up for Djing 101.9 and learn how to beatmatch and spin killer tunes. Our course is free for students and CiTR members.

Sound System Rental and DJ Services
CiTR offers affordable sound system rentals for events large and small. For $50, you can rent a basic PA for your event, or hire fully-trained CiTR DJs to spin tunes of any genre. DJs and sound equipment may be included in sponsorship packages.

Questions? Contact Station Manager Brenda Grunau at stationmanager@citr.ca or (604) 822-1242

5 Comments »

 
  • Kyle McKay says:

    Good evening.

    I’m wondering who can get involved with the station and how?

    I’m a student entering my 1st year at UBC this fall.

    I have been working as a journalist for roughly a year, and have a diploma in broadcast journalism from BCIT. I would like to contribute or get involved in some fashion.

    Thanks for our time!

    Kyle

  • the eds says:

    Kyle, we always need volunteers! You should come by for a visit. We do station tours to help get you familiar.

  • Sam says:

    Oke, volunteers are always needed more, and I am already one of them :) come one guys, we can make it great with more of us working together.

    Student Loans

  • Lindsey Rogerson says:

    Hey I heard that Citr was looking for a visual artist for maybe some ads or some posters? I’m not sure, I can’t remember where I heard that, But if you guys are looking for an artist I would love to give it a shot! Just contact me if there’s any good opportunities?

    Thanks,

    -Lindsey

  • Zoe says:

    Hey Lindsey-

    Feel free to send me an email (volunteer@citr.ca), and I can update you on the design opportunities.

    Thank you!
    Zoe

 

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