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Vote for KDNK!

Vote for KDNK! June 23, 2016
We're excited to announce that our organization has been named a finalist in First Western Trust's #WealthIsAbout Grants Contest. This contest gives us a chance to win $7,000 for our organization. $7,000 would go a long way in helping us to continue the wonderful work we do for the community. Please, pass this along to friends, and support your community radio station. We need your help!

You can vote for us once each day until July 6th. To participate, vote for us here! Or follow First Western Trust on Facebook to get updates on the contest. As always, we appreciate your support of our organization and the work we do in the community.

KDNK Board Meeting June 20

June 13, 2016

The KDNK Board of Directors will hold its next meeting Monday, June 20, at 5:30 p.m. at the offices of KDNK, 76 South Second Street in Carbondale. The meeting is open to the public. An agenda is posted at the KDNK office and here, or call 963-0139.

KDNK is Hiring

May 16, 2016
We are looking for a Membership Director and Volunteer Coordinator. Click here for a job description. and email steve@kdnk.org with your resume or questions. Minorities, LGBTQ, disabled, veterans and all are encouraged to apply.

KDNK Hires News Director

KDNK Hires News Director May 4, 2016
KDNK Community Access Radio has hired Gavin Dahl for the position of News Director after a national candidate search. Dahl continues the grassroots approach to news at KDNK, he says "I really believe news reporting is a 'do-ocracy' these days. Don't like the media? Make your own." He leaves a position in Denver with the Open Media Foundation to join the Roaring Fork Valley community on May 4, 2016. 
Gavin is taking over for January Jones, who joined KDNK in 2014. She will keep working with the KDNK news team on special projects and developing new content. KDNK General Manager Steve Skinner started the news program in 2006. Skinner said he's "excited to bring Gavin on. His skills with new media and passion for broadcasting will help us move forward with excellence."  KDNK Local News airs during NPR weekdays between 5 am and 8 am and from 5 pm to 6 pm. Archived daily newscasts and stories are available at kdnk.org.

 


KDNK News Wins Murrow Award

KDNK News Wins Murrow Award April 21, 2016
KDNK News won its third regional Edward R. Murrow award in April. This time, for best newscast. The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) awards “recognize the best electronic journalism produced by radio, television and online news organizations around the world.” KDNK won in the Region 3 Category for Small Market Radio, competing against stations in Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah and Wyoming.

The winning entry from September 29th, 2015 features news anchor Steve Cole, reporter Amy Hadden Marsh and then-news director January Jones. The newscast covers local government and  a sound-rich and moving story about the BLM’s roundup of the West Douglas mustangs in northwestern Colorado. The KDNK local newscast entry automatically advances to the national Edward R. Murrow Awards competition.

This is the second award this particular newscast has won. In March, it was recognized as “Best Regularly Scheduled Newscast, Medium Market” by the Colorado Broadcasters Association.

RTDNA 2016 Murrow Award Press Release

2016 Region 3 Winners

2015 KDNK Murrow Award Winner

2013 KDNK Murrow Award Winner

 

KDNK Annual Membership Meeting, Board Election, Bylaws

KDNK Annual Membership Meeting, Board Election, Bylaws November 27, 2015
The KDNK membership has approved our bylaws changes and elected three board members. Congratulations to Shirley Aguilar, Diane Johnson and Andrea Korber. Jenny Johnson was appointed to fill a board vacancy.

KDNK's Outdoor Transformation: Totem Dedication Ceremony

KDNK's Outdoor Transformation: Totem Dedication Ceremony September 16, 2015
KDNK celebrates the grassroots landscaping project and the dedication of the KDNK Community Raven Totem Pole. Click here to listen.

KDNK Membership Drive is on now!

KDNK Membership Drive is on now! July 30, 2015
KDNK's membership drive is August 10-21. Donate NOW and support your community treasure. KDNK's Blues and BBQ is smack dab in the middle of this year's drive and you don't want to miss it. For full details on all membership drive events click here.

KDNK to Cover Mountain Fair

KDNK to Cover Mountain Fair July 22, 2015
Be sure to tune in to KDNK all weekend - starting Friday afternoon at 4 - for live Mountain Fair coverage. New this year: Link to "the Camy Cam." We will announce when the camera goes live and you can follow the fair on our live video feed. Hear all the music and enjoy the pageantry and spectacle of the strange and wonderful people that make up the best fair anywhere. Come by the KDNK broadcast booth and say hello to  Amy Hadden Marsh and the gang. See you at the fair!  Click here for more.

KDNK Board Meeting is July 20

KDNK Board Meeting is July 20 July 13, 2015

The KDNK Board of Directors will hold its next meeting Monday, July 20, at 5:30 p.m. at the offices of KDNK, 76 South Second Street in Carbondale. The meeting is open to the public. An agenda is posted at the KDNK office or click here or call 963-0139.