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  • CJAM 99.1 FM Job Posting – Music Director

    Posted by Brady Holek on May 18, 2018

    Student Media/University of Windsor – CJAM 99.1 FM – is hiring for the position of MUSIC DIRECTOR. This salaried part time position is 20 hours per week.

    CJAM is a nonprofit volunteer-driven campus-based community radio station. We provide music and information programming not offered by mainstream commercial media in the Windsor/Detroit area. We serve people and groups within the community who are under represented or maligned by mainstream media by allowing a forum to express their views.

    GENERAL DESCRIPTION – The Music Director is responsible for all aspects of the Music Department. Working with staff, management, volunteers, record labels, artists, and management companies, the successful applicant will help fulfill CJAM’s mandate of providing the community with quality alternative music programming that is in compliance with CJAM and CRTC policy. Please apply via email to statcjam@gmail.com. The application deadline is June 8th at 5PM.

    Duties include:
    - Conducting weekly audits for CanCon, working with the Program Director to ensure non-compliant programmers are engaged
    - Work with all staff in terms of identifying on-air issues around hits, profanity, and other problematic programmer behavior, as well as assist the Program Director in reviewing and evaluating music programs
    - Work alongside volunteers and the music review committee, to review and process all incoming music at CJAM FM (via mail and otherwise)
    - Take care of the music library with regards to order, accessibility, and security
    - Ensuring all appropriate genres of music are represented in the on-air studio
    -Fill in as a DJ when needed
    - Host between 0.5 and 2 hours of programming per week
    - Compose charts from DJ Logs, and report charts to trade magazines and labels
    - Handle all requests and actively seek out interview and concert ticket opportunities for volunteers and listeners by contacting record labels, artists, and management companies
    - Take tracking calls from record and promotion companies
    - Engaging with labels that provide special needs content (ie. French language and Aboriginal) for CJAM’s mandate and specialty show mandates
    - Organization of CD/vinyl giveaways and amass a collection of music for CJAMs annual fundraising drive
    - Work with music DJs, the Program Director, and the Station Manager to ensure that programmers have the music content they require, as well as Canadian content
    - complying with CJAM policy regarding the confidentiality of CJAM’s internal workings and business
    - Make all decisions in CJAM’s best interest

    Qualifications:
    - Excellent interpersonal, communication and listening skills
    - Strong organizational and time management skills
    - Computer and basic radio/audio production skills

    TERMS: 20 Hours Per Week

    SALARY: $16,000-$17,000 to start, depending on experience. Please apply via email to statcjam@gmail.com by June 8 2018. Please include your resume and cover letter as part of your application. Only qualified applicants selected for interviews by the Hiring Committee will be contacted. The application deadline is June 8th at 5PM.

    CJAM is an anti-sexist, anti-racist, anti-homophobic organization committed to diversity and equity. We strongly 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! // May 7th – May 20th 2018

    Posted by Gin Ebony on May 15, 2018

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    RANK   ARTIST  TITLE  (LABEL)

    1    DABRYE  Three/Three (Ghostly International)

    2    KIRAN AHLUWALIA  7 Billion (Six Degrees)

    3    DONOVAN WOODSBoth Ways (Get Well)

    4    VARIOUSMuseum of Skin Vol. 2 (Museum Of Skin)

    5    RSXGLD  RSXGLD (Fat Beats)

    6    ANNA BURCH  Quit the Curse (Polyvinyl)

    7    THE ONCETime Enough (Self-Released)

    8    CALLA KINGLITDreamer’s Sea (Self-Released)

    9    PONCTUATIONMon Herbier Du Monde Entier (Blow The Fuse)

    10   ORQUESTA AKOKAN  Orquesta Akokan (Daptone)

    11   SCREAMING FEMALES  All At Once (Don Giovanni)

    12   PALM  Rock Island (Carpark)

    13   PREOCCUPATIONSNew Material (Flemish Eye)

    14   LES POULES À COLINMorose (Self-Released)

    15   FANNY BLOOMLiqueur (Boite)

    16   JOSEPH BRIDGEMarvin’s Sanitarium (Self-Released)

    17   RICH AUCOINHold (Third Side)

    18   NAP EYESI’m Bad Now (You’ve Changed)

    19   ETENESH WASSIE & MATHIEU SOURISSEAU  Yenealem (Self-Released)

    20   EYTREG  One’s Hidden Agony (Urbnet)

    21   SEUN KUTI & EGYPT 80  Black Times (Strut)

    22   HAMMA SANKARE  Ballebe – Calling All Africans (Clermont Music)

    23   RY COODER  The Prodigal Son (Perro Verde)

    24   THE CALIFORNIA HONEYDROPS  Call It Home 1 & 2 (Tubtone)

    25   TITUS ANDRONICUS  A Productive Cough (XL Recordings)

    26   DJÉNÉBA AT FOUSCO  Kayeba Khasso (Lusafrica)

    27   DIANE MOTELLonesome for the Colour (Self-Released)

    28   BLACK MILK  FEVER (Mass Appeal)

    29   THORNETTA DAVIS  Honest Woman (Sweet Mama)

    30   PERIPHERAL VISIONMore Songs About Error And Shame (Self-Released)

  • CJAM Top 30! // April 30th – May 6th 2018

    Posted by Gin Ebony on May 8, 2018

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    1    SUUNSFelt (Secret City)

    2    BLACK MILK  FEVER (Mass Appeal)

    3    PONCTUATIONMon Herbier Du Monde Entier (Blow The Fuse)

    4    KIRAN AHLUWALIA  7 Billion (Six Degrees)

    5    LES POULES À COLINMorose (Self-Released)

    6    BRAZILIAN GIRLS  Let’s Make Love (Six Degrees)

    7    OUGHTRoom Inside the World (Royal Mountain)

    8    DIANE MOTELLonesome for the Colour (Self-Released)

    9    VARIOUSMuseum of Skin Vol. 2 (Museum Of Skin)

    10   JESUSLESFILLESDaniel (Blow The Fuse)

    11   YESS WOAHBelieve (Self-Released)

    12   FREAK HEAT WAVESBeyond XXXL (Telephone Explosion)

    13   FLETCHER GULLRemember That (Self-Released)

    14   PREOCCUPATIONSNew Material (Flemish Eye)

    15   SLOAN12 (Murderecords)

    16   MAZID (Self-Released)

    17   KRISTIAN NORTHThe Last Rock N Roll Record (Lone Hand)

    18   CADENCE WEAPONCadence Weapon (eOne Music (E1))

    19   YAMANTAKA // SONIC TITANDirt (Paper Bag)

    20   BAHAMASEarthtones (Barchords)

    21   U.S. GIRLSIn A Poem Unlimited (Royal Mountain)

    22   KITTEN FOREVER  Semi-Permanent (Rat Queen)

    23   KILO, KEITA, LADD  Visions of Selam (Accords Croises)

    24   STIMULATOR JONES  Exotic Worlds and Masterful Treasures (Stones Throw)

    25   THE LONESOME ACE STRINGBANDWhen The Sun Comes Up (Self-Released)

    26   SAMANTHA MARTIN & DELTA SUGARRun To Me (Gypsy Soul)

    27   ETENESH WASSIE & MATHIEU SOURISSEAU  Yenealem (Self-Released)

    28   EDMONY KRATER  An Ka Sonjé (Heavenly Sweetness)

    29   EYTREG  One’s Hidden Agony (Urbnet)

    30   DETROIT BOP QUINTET  Two Birds (TQM Recording Co.)

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