Raven Radio, KCAW-FM, is looking for a General Manager to provide leadership to a five person professional staff and a large volunteer staff, in all aspects of community media. The successful candidate will have a strong management background and leadership skills, including proven success in administration, financial management, planning, fundraising, community and industry relations, programming and personnel supervision. In addition, we seek applicants with a background in broadcasting, a commitment to the values and standards of community media and knowledge of the public radio system. KCAW is a member station of CoastAlaska, a regional consortium of stations serving Southeast Alaska. Salary range starts at $51,510 DOE. Competitive benefits.  First screening, August 3, 2015 or open until filled. Equal opportunity employer. Full job description available here.

The Raven Radio Foundation operates KCAW, a 3 KW, CPB qualified public/community radio station located in Sitka, an isolated community of 8,600 on Baranof Island in Southeast Alaska.  KCAW is locally oriented with an emphasis on community involve­ment.  The station has approximately 70 active volunteers.  The Foundation also operates translator radio stations in Angoon, Yakutat, Kake, Pelican, Port Alexander, Tenakee Springs and Elfin Cove.  The listening area has a population of more than 11,000 people. The programming schedule includes NPR, APM, BBC and Alaska Public Radio Network news and public affairs programs, and a wealth of locally produced volunteer music, arts and public affairs shows. Raven Radio has a respected local news department.

Sitka is in the heart of the country’s largest national forest. Surrounded by mountains and water, residents enjoy a mild rainforest climate, thriving fishing, and visitor industries, lively local politics and a remarkable arts community. Outdoors recreational opportunities abound. KCAW is a member station of CoastAlaska, a regional consortium of stations serving Southeast Alaska.

 How to Apply

Email submissions are encouraged. Please submit: your resume, a letter of interest outlining your philosophy of management and your philosophy of community media, a sample of on-the-air work and three professional references to:



KCAW Search Committee

2 Lincoln Street Suite B

Sitka, Alaska 99835

Phone:  (907) 747-5877