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G-town Radio WGGT LP 92.9 FM Seeks Board Members

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G-Town Radio

GROWING THE BOARD

G-town Radio is a community radio station serving NW Philadelphia at Gtownradio.com since 2010 and on the airwaves as WGGT LP 92.9 FM since January of 2018. Our goal is to be a leading resource for locally focused news, music, and culture. We also want to be a place for local storytellers and an archive of community voices. We are looking to expand our board. Below you will find helpful information about who we are, what we are trying to do, and what we are looking for in new board members.

Our Mission:

G-town Radio’s mission is to be an exceptional outlet for local content, community news, and a diverse spectrum of music. We strive to broadcast sounds, ideas, stories, and talk not found on mainstream media. It is our belief that a strong community is one that offers a platform for neighbors, community members, and listeners to share news and generate discussion on topics that impact our neighborhood, our city and the world. We are proud to say that we have listeners from over 20 countries worldwide including UK, France, Germany, China, Columbia, Mexico, Vietnam, and Canada.

Guiding Principles:

  • Promote harmony and diversity in contributing to a cohesive, inclusive and culturally diverse community
  • Pursue the principles of democracy, access and equity, especially to people and issues under-represented in other media
  • Enhance the diversity of programming choices available to the public and present programs which expand the variety of viewpoints available to media audiences in Philadelphia
  • Maintain independence and autonomy in programming decisions as well as in editorial and management decisions
  • Support and develop local arts, music, and culture in the station’s programming;
  • Involve community members as media producers; to that end, offer radio production training opportunities for community members

Board Expectations:

  • Attend a minimum of 9 board meetings per year
  • Focus on a specific area/committee and help move the organization forward in that area
  • Help identify new board candidates, community collaborations, and new income sources
  • Help grow community radio in NW Philadelphia into a respected and leading resource for news, information, and culture.
  • Board members are expected to contribute to the financial health of the organization.

G-town Radio Board Qualifications

G-town Radio is a Low Power, FM, community radio station located on Maplewood Mall in Germantown neighborhood in Philadelphia. We broadcast Wednesday noon to Sunday mid-night on WGGT LP 92.9 and can be heard on line 24/7 at gtownradio.com. Gtown Radio broadcasts throughout Northwest Philadelphia.

Do you have expertise in any of the following areas:

  • Radio Programming/Production
  • Board Leadership and Development
  • Broadcast Law eg: Federal Communications Commission Law
  • Community Engagement
  • Social Media/Marketing
  • Grant writing/Development/Fundraising
  • Accounting

G-town Radio Board of Directors is a working board. Each member brings a skill, works collaboratively with each other, and closely with the Station Manager and Program Director to fulfill and grow the mission. Each board member is requested to commit to paying or raising a minimum of $240 annually. Do you have a skill or gift that you are proud of and believe would enhance the mission of G-town Radio WGGT-LP 92.9FM?

To express interest in joining the G-town Radio Board of Directors, please submit a cover letter, a current resume, and any questions to info@Gtownradio.com

 

 

 

To Apply

To express interest in joining the G-town Radio Board of Directors, submit a current resume and a cover letter introducing yourself. Tell us a bit about you and your interest in radio/media to info@gtownradio.com