Two Weeks o’ Notes

Feb 4

LAST WEEK’S NOTES!

Random Fundraising: Can someone look into receiving donations via text message?
Just a suggestion from a donor worth pursuing… (Virgil)

 

More thoughts on the Daily FB posts:  Ideas include what’s on air tonight, links to cool archived shows (can be your own), articles, station pics etc… event promotions, etc

-selfies

 

Programming: need to nail down one more Public affairs show (Alting weds 6pm)
Any other concerns?

-Brenna was a no-show today (02/04/14)

-99 % invisible, liberation radio, radio curious, building bridges (Hannah forwarding email to board, email responses tonight)

-DJs need help for first couple weeks if they’re new (be conscious during your board hours)


Program guide? 
Where we at?

-Virgil talks about logo

 

Virgil-SBC trip once receives info from Ben about cost of surveillance

 

Tech issue: computer not displaying anything on monitor (Nate?) 

New Music for automation? Any word on this? Forgot to mention at staff meeting… It’s needed ASAP especially helpful during snow storms etc… get music to Rick.

-build a folder of music for automation, let Ben and Rick know

-will have it ready by Thursday

 

Training: Did we map out a schedule for spring training? Maybe check records?

-Danielle put a post on website

-info session Feb. 23?

-Becca is sending an email with potential dates

 

Record Fair is March 30th: Need a flyer ASAP

-Virgil is on it

-better job flyering

-food?

-Izzy on Whey Station, public relations

-on-air promotions

 

IBS Radio Conference? March 7-9 anyone want to represent?

-maybe Virgil?

-Nate might go…

               -Katherine  

 

Public Relations    Danielle is working on flow of our web posts to FB to twitter for online consistency.
DP is also a writing press release for 75th anniversary. Needs

-press release ready in a week or two 

 

75th Anniversary updates:

 

75 yrs of: We all need to suggest/submit songs so this thing works and reflects the diversity of WESU.
maybe we can work pitches for this into our daily FB/posts?


Leith (archivist)
 Danielle and Ben M will meet on Friday to go over university collection and start to map out how to share/display this stuff

Events committee update: 
 Can we come up with a feb event (even small scale)

-need Danielle to submit press release in the next two weeks

Virgil on imaging and graphic design branding 

               -grid with gray and black images on tote bag

-hand-printed special edition t-shirts

 

Plan to enforce Spinitron: How can we do this? Would be great to get non music show info displayed too. Need someone to enter that info for each episode…

-service hours

-if can’t go online, write down everything they’re playing

-Nate

 

MDs need to start spending money….   Red Scroll, Amazon, Sub MDs, etc… Use some for CMJ (like last 2 years)?

Other stuff?

Feb 11

-Training schedule (Becca)

 

Sunday, Feb. 23 (student groups fair is) OR Thursday, Feb. 27: 

 

Sunday, 3/2 Session 1 (info session for all prospective trainees: introduction to WESU & training overview)
—SPRING BREAK—

Sunday, 3/30 OR Thursday, 4/3 - Session 3 (radio fundamentals & equipment)
(side note: that Sunday is the record fair – is this an issue?)
Sunday, 4/6 OR Thursday, 4/10 - Session 4 (Code of Conduct & FCC regulations)
Sunday, 4/13 OR Thursday, 4/17 - Session 5 (wrap-up of Code of Conduct & FCC regulations; on-air procedure)
Sunday, 4/20 (uhhhh, or Saturday, 4/19, I guess) - Session 6 (Tips & Tricks)
Sunday, 4/27 - written exam in PAC 001
Monday, 4/28 through Monday, 5/5 (of course timing depends on Studio A availability & everyone’s schedules) – practical exams

 

-help Becca with checklist (Mary)

-AW wants to continue training (he gets two extra service hours)

-Argus New Radio/public affairs

*in training/trained?

 

-75th Anniversary events (Ben/Izzy/Mary/Virgil)

-February (online exhibit)

-March (late-oldies show)

-April (Guerilla radio/Hip-hop expo)

-May (spring fling? Wes seminar/alumni event)

-75th events: Ben M update, set time for next meeting. OK for BM to book oldies?

 

-Surveillance (Virgil)

-Virgil to email Ben

-email Virgil

 

-Program Guide (VIRGIL J J )

-he’s working on it now!

-Hannah will look up Radio Curious description (on

 

-Personnel

            -BM missed shows and was late this past week (we will be on the lookout and just email her later if needed and problems arise in the future)

-next time you’re let just let us know (call us, we are here)

 

-Board hours reminder (Mary)

-make sure WESU is broadcasting (listen)

-make daily fb post, check email

-check reservation board

-check in with 6 pm public affairs shows

-make new list of board hour duties

 

-Wednesday programming (Ben/Hannah)

-Radio Curious

-high pitched-ringing sound (Abigail’s show, Jack’s show); feedback?

 

-MDs: Music for automation (Ethan and Reta)

-purchases (this weekend to Red Scroll?)

*don’t spend most of money on vinyl, buy CDs as well

*doesn’t all have to happen at once

*also look at ebreggae.com

-Ethan has compiled a bunch, give them a jump drive (give to Ben)

 

-Tech update (Nate)

-Plan to enforce Spinitron: How can we do this? Would be great to get non music show info displayed too. Need someone to enter that info for each episode…

-service hours

-if can’t go online, write down everything they’re playing (Ian?)

-Nate (sync up with Becca)

-Email link on website per JV’s suggestion?  – perhaps wesufm.org/staff for that and other stuff?

*wesufm.org/staff (with links like spinitron.com; application, link to the mail)

-Update show website links to update wesufm.org

-Studio PC is messed up – crashing freezing etc – we have another pc we can move in there but it will take someone to transfer files and install programs… Nate (or anyone?)? BM has not been able to get to it as quick as he’d like.

-delay acting weird

               -update contact info on wesufm.org

 

-IBS Registration (Ben and Mary)

-EH and AS

-we can afford to pay for train ticket and admission but NOT hotel

-make them do a write-up for website

-request money from SALD (Mary)

 

-Can we have free t-shirts?

 

-Pet Peeves: hearing lots of very popular songs on WESU this past week in new shows.  Particularly, a show on Sat afternoon (Janis Joplin, Hendrix, Zeppelin, etc).  If playing pop artists don’t play their most popular songs on WESU…?

-defeats purpose of mission (we’re supposed to be playing alternatives)

-articulate musical mission more (during training)

*people shouldn’t be promoting themselves

*promote the radio!

-update constitution?

-Dead hour and a half a problem?

-training (drive mission home each week, have a question about our mission on exam)

-can Ben send an all-staff email reiterating our mission? Yes.

-Ben yells “ATLANTA” at Virgil

-Random Fundraising: Can someone look into receiving donations via text message?
Just a suggestion from a donor worth pursuing…

-need permission from university (Virgil)

-Record Fair is March 30th: flyer finished? Thanks Hanna for the promo. Need to send flyer to vendor / and store list to promote and seek vendors.

-request money from SALD

-Virgil send poster by tomorrow! J J

-Other stuff?

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