Next Board Meeting: April 14, 2014

The next RMS board meeting will be:

Where: Oak Tree Manor – 325 Hecate Street

When: 6:30pm.

A West Coast Roots Celebration

A folk festival in one night!
Click through for full details and tickets ordering info.

Top 30 for the week ending Mar. 25, 2014

1) Mounties
2) Bananafish Dance Orchestra
3) Franklin Kiermyer
click through to see the rest

The Radio Malaspina Society/CHLY 101.7fm is currently looking to hire
a friendly and organized person for the position of Administrative Office
Assistant. This is for a maternity leave period ending Jan.31/2015.
The ideal candidate will have strong organizational and multitasking skills
as well as experience within an administrative-type of role. Strong
communication skills are a must. Must be a team player that can work well
with a variety of others and possess a strong sense of community. The ideal
candidate will be extremely personable and approachable, as they will be
dealing with the public on an ongoing basis. The Administrative Office
Assistant reports to the Station Manager and works with them to ensure that
station operations are consistent, efficient, and well structured. Must be
comfortable in an office-like setting and working as part of a small team.
Must be familiar with current computer systems (MS Office, etc.)
Experience in public relations, fundraising, event coordination, book
keeping, or data entry is an asset.
Regular hours in-office are 35 per week.
This is a salaried position. Salary and benefits are negotiable.
Remuneration commensurate with experience.
Click on the title see the complete job description
Interested parties should submit resume & cover letter via email to:
Closing date: April 15/14

CHLY 101.7FM has a RFP for a logo/identity redesign. Applicants must be a member of the Radio Malaspina Society ($20 dollars a year; VIU students are members by default). Students will be given some priority, but award of contract will come down to portfolio, talent, references, and final interview. Deadline for application is April 30th. See attached PDF for details. (click headline to go to full listing) Please email for any clarification needed.

Draft minutes of board meeting with a number of important decisions including renewal of the Queens studio lease.

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Canadian News Heard on CHLY

Descriptions of valuable Canadian news programs that air on CHLY 101.7fm every week

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What you’ll hear on today’s episode of Democracy North. Formerly known as This Week on Media Mornings, Democracy North is a weekly independent Canadian and global news hour, featuring the week’s top grassroots headlines and commentators reported daily by our team of journalists.airing on CHLY 101.7fm every Tuesday at 11am

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RMS 2013 audit …and some minutes

2013 Audited Financial Statements are in

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How to pay your pledges.

Not paid your Fund Drive pledge yet? Here are some ways you can make good on your pledge: Pay with cash – Come in to the station at 2, 34 Victoria Crescent. Pay with Cheques -Make your cheque payable to the “Radio Malaspina Society’ and either mail it or drop it off at 2, 34 […]

From the Communications Committee

…To our listeners, members, and supporters we want to say thank you. We remain committed to quality programming on CHLY 101.7fm, and will continue to bring you the thoughtful, independent shows that you’ve come to love.

At the 2013 AGM 8 people were elected to the Board of Directors for two year terms.
There were two people who remained for the second year of their two year terms.

Voices on Alternative Radio for the month of October…

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The Centre for Research on Globalization (CRG) is an independent research and media organization based in Montreal. Since 2001, they’ve been publishing on a broad range of issues focussing on social, economic, strategic and environmental processes. Late last year they launched their Global Research News Hour podcast, now heard on CHLY every Thursday at 1pm.

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Purchase a “mention” on CHLY 101.7 FM

A CHLY mention is a 10-12 second recorded segment in which listeners can have almost any message they want broadcast once a week. An example message could be

“This hour is brought to you by John Tesh. Reminding you that easy listening music is the only way to go.”

Local business can also purchase a mention as well. An example message could be.

“This hour is brought to you by, John’s Plumbing on Texada Island. Specializing in removing the crap from your toilette. Call John at 555-555-5555″

Some restrictions apply. For more details please email or call 250 716 3410

CHLY Wish List

CHLY 101.7fm in Nanaimo, a listener-supported, volunteer-driven community-based campus radio station, is always willing to consider donations from the community. Volunteer labour is a key to our survival, since it is through member volunteers’ donations of their time that we are able to function with a small budget. We are able to turn each dollar […]

The Radio Malaspina Society

The people of Radio Malaspina (CHLY 101.7 FM) are committed to engaging our listeners with an inclusive, intelligent and innovative alternative media experience. We encourage personal responsibility in all levels of community. We are a campus- and community-supported forum and stage for the voices of Vancouver Island University, Nanaimo, the Islands and beyond.