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Frequently Asked Questions

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  • KTSW is a student-run 365/24/7 radio station. Undergraduate and graduate Texas State students are welcome to apply.

  • We hire twice a year: before the Fall semester in late March/early April and Spring semester in late October/early November. The hiring period begins and ends once our applications are posted on our website. 

  • Applications for hiring are found on the KTSW website under the Family tab.

  • No, KTSW is an educational facility. We know that college radio is about learning and we're here to help you gain valuable skills and knowledge.

  • General staff positions are volunteer positions that are unpaid. Many of our entry-level positions are volunteers who enjoy what they do. Some positions do offer a form of payment through commission, stipend, or logging hours. But experience is a form of payment, right? 

  • A team of individuals who take a look on the other side of things. We hope that you will take advantage of the experience you can gain here. We look for creativity, curiosity, humor, unique personalities and someone who is willing to take us out for dinner and a movie.

  • Each department and position varies on time commitments, so it is up to you to decide how much time you're willing to offer. With that being stated, certain departments will require more hours than others. 

  • Yes. Before every new semester begins, we have panel sessions to welcome and orient you into our station. From there, training will begin and vary for each department.