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75th Anniversary Taskforce today at 6:15!
college radio day (MB) it’s today. Oh well, it’s always college radio day here at WESU! They wanted us to stream “mysterious artist” they only announced today
— never mind, didn’t happen, oh well: “who are they?”
Training (EKM)- Schedule? Email about Sunday? Wesleying post? Who is leading (did EKM email staff?)
— EKM needs help on Sundays and Thursdays, will email all staff
— HR is doing sundays, but still need helper teachers
— Perhaps earlier testing dates
— Check with EKM for the final details
— Ending with Tips n Trick on the 11/17th—following will be a written test
— Pope will make a Wesleying post
Promos (HB)– we still need them!
— Promos have gone missing! BM will help find them
— People are coming in
— Board members should be doing it
— Sunday meeting we will sternly/push for more promos—a directive!
— Forward PSAs to HB
Budget – update from (VT) (he met with SBC yesterday)
— Money came in! Fully Funded!
Program – VT is working on program guide
— Coming soon, will be sent out with
Disciplinary follow-ups (EKM) [[MK]]
— Not really responding, we are looking for some feed back
— What is her punishment? Suspension?
— Removal from program?
— What is her peace offering, coming here and saying sorry and doing service hours?
— Eliza will go face-to-face
— JB just put on automation, see below for details on coverage
— no response
— but it is and isn’t just his problem
— CM will be looking if she does her task
Promotions (DP): Twitter action?
—Two responses so far
Fall Events? (Izzy) Hard Nips? Where when? FH opening?
—Hard Nips is coming!
— concert in the dining room of Eclectic is a possibility
— Faith Harding opening
— Community members?
— Talk to CL about this, Center for Community Partnerships
— Mary) WESU coprogram for Earth House show with Earth House show Oct. 23
— Will look into this… Izzy will
— Story telling in the spring izzy rode
Record Fair? (Izzy) Needs? Staffing – DJ schedule? ben m has scheduled a sound tech.
— Staffing is going well, filling spots this Sunday
— Wesleyan flyering happening soon
— Wesleying post happening soon
— SALD funding next week…
— No cupcakes, talking to Rob soon
— Waiting on confirmation of DW (3rd delegate), sending emails—no responses yet
— Email about badges, will be forwarded
CT Humanities: (Ben)
— Was invited over!
— Went well, reaching about ‘cause we’re neighbors
— Interest in the history of CT
— become underwriters to promote local happenings they produce
— perhaps create today in CT history type of content
— even fund us getting access to some other programs not available in the area
— (writers almanac, for example).
— Gwrant Money! super awesome, they seem great
FCC license renewal process (BM)– in process BM can offer insight
— New licensure cycle, its a 7 year cycle
— our legal council is on it, but we have been running the announcements
— its pretty chill so far no snags
absence/automation policy – clear up in code for training manual
— HB will post staff list
— EKM has an updated list on google drive
— Really exchange contact with your show neighbors
— First move is to contact these people
— Emphasize this in training, that automation is not a replacement
— Emphasize recording evergreen shows, not great but it is a better last resort
— Maybe establish how many absences is okay, a threshold?
— With or without a sub
— OR With or without proper procedure
— Or a mandatory minimum attendance? 50 % 70% 90% 100%
— We will keep working on this.
@wesu emails / @gmail (NB) where are we at with this?
— working on it
Bumper CD/playlist? (Ben) New idea – to play between shows as buffer and promotional tool – would help with promotions for rec fair, special events, underwriting announcements, etc…
— not a new idea in radio, but would really help us out
— transition playlist—but more formal!
— more orchestrated transistions
— help us promote better and make better transitions
— something to think about
— really easy to make it a cd and a playlist for both use cases
— step towards automated shows between breaks
— increasing automation use
Note to staff on alternating schedule…(BM) Necessary??
Sunday staff meeting (MB)
— any announcements people want to make?
— no BM, many family responsibilities