WJFF's Annual Auction comes early this year!!! Saturday, May 30th at the Jeffersonville Fire Hall on Main street in Jeffersonville, New York. Doing your spring cleaning? Donate your unwanted or unused treasures to WJFF! Your donations are tax-deductible and help support great community radio.
WJFF is seeking donations of antiques, electronics, kitchenwares, homegoods, decorative items, works of art and more! Arrange your donation today by calling 845-482-4141 and speaking to a member of our staff.
Thanks to nearly 400 people who called, pledged online or walked their pledges in, WJFF reached a goal of $40,000 and ended its Spring Gathering Pledge Drive at 6pm on Tuesday April 21st. We are all so grateful for your support and are delighted to return to uninterrupted programming.
We revised our goal from $50,000 down to $40,000. If you can help us make up the difference, please click here to make a secure online donation, or call 845-482-4141 to learn how you or your business can receive a tax deduction for making a contribution to Radio Catskill.
WJFF is pleased to announce its special 25th Anniversary T-Shirts! Your choice of Studio Party (designed by Steven Erdman) or Classic Logo! Yours for a pledge of $75, or take both for a pledge of $125! Making your pledge online? Just use the comments field to specify which shirt or shirts you would like, and which sizes.
These shirts are 100% cotton and available in sizes small through XXXL. Allow 4 to 6 weeks for delivery.
Get a better look at the "Studio Party" graphic!
WJFF's Nominating and Governance committee is seeking applications from those interested in serving on WJFF's Board of Trustees or on one of its advisory committees. Click here to download the application form and return it by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to WJFF - PO Box 546 - Jeffersonville, NY 12748. Deadline for applications is Thursday, April 23, 2015.
MARCH 7, 2015 - "Community radio station WJFF Radio Catskill is the recipient of a $5,000 Nonprofit Innovation Award, issued by the Nonprofit Leadership Summit on Wednesday, March 4.
WJFF Kingfisher Innovation Award 2 The grant was awarded to WJFF for its Kingfisher Project, a series of public forums, interviews and on-air documentaries focused on the growing heroin and narcotics abuse problem in WJFF’s broadcast area.."
click here to read the full article on The Catskill Chronicle
The Kingfisher Project is a community information and radio project providing "information against heroin." It airs regularly on Making Waves (Monday nights at 8). You can hear past episodes at thekingfisherproject.com
WJFF's Kingfisher Project was one of three programs nominated for the Innovation Award at the 2015 Nonprofit Leadership Conference. The judges selected WJFF and The Kingfisher Project as the winner of the $5,000 prize. The prize brings awareness to the extent and impact of heroin & opiate addiction in local communities.
For more information or to learn how you can get involved visit thekingfisherproject.com
VOLUNTEER-RUN RADIO has a PLACE FOR YOU!
There are multiple opportunities at WJFF for new volunteers.
CALL THE STATION at (845) 482-4141 or email email@example.com
• Graphic Designing. (Design marketing material including note cards, t-shirts, flyers).
• Administrative (Help in the office with paperwork, filing, copies, data entry…)
• Gardening/Landscaping (Mowing, planting, weeding…)
• Storytelling/Archiving (Collecting memories; digitally and printed- photos, news clippings, interviews)
• Storage Elves (Organizing and maintaining donations for music sale and auction in our storage house.)
(All tasks and responsibilities include training.)
• Hold a board shift. (Regular 2-3 hour commitment filling breaks with Station ID, weather, Public Service announcements). PARTICULARY OPENING SHIFTS 6 – 9 AM.
• Host a show (after a minimum of 3 months board operating).
• Contribute to a local program (field reporting, etc.).
WJFF's 2014 Holiday Cabaret was a memorable and exciting evening of great music, food and entertainment. Click here to view all the photos!
WJFF's Board of Trustees periodically proposes new policies or changes to existing policies.
Feedback is requested in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to PO Box 546, Jeffersonville NY 12748.
WJFF's Cafe Risque Drag Cabaret and Fashion Show was a huge success!! Click the picture below to view the whole album!
WJFF has hired longtime volunteer, lifelong Sullivan County resident and SUNY Sullivan graduate Jason Dole as its first-ever Program Director. Jason's long history with WJFF as well as his deep connections within the community make him a perfect fit for this position. Read the entire press release by clicking here.
In the summer of 2013, WJFF was audited by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting for the grants it received in fiscal year 2011. The result of that audit, including the penalty levied and WJFF's immediate efforts to comply with the CPB's requirements can be found here.
Starting Tuesday, April 29th, you'll hear "Genre Meltdown" on Tuesday nights from 8-9pm. Each week your host Simon will explore a new musical genre. Delving into what makes it unique and sharing lots of his discoveries with the listeners. Tune in each week and learn about a new genre of music with Simon!
The new WJFF T-Shirts are now available from several local businesses! Stop by and say hello and while you're shopping, be sure to grab a new WJFF t-shirt for only $25! Proceeds benefit WJFF.
Find your shirt at:
Catskill Harvest Market, Liberty NY
Bethel Market Cafe, Bethel NY
Callicoon Wine Merchant, Callicoon NY
Mayer Wasner, Narrowsburg NY
Big Eddy Toy Co, Narrowsburg NY (kids sizes!)
Milkweed, Honesdale PA
above: Deborah and Andrea showcase the women's style
Did you know that writing a check isn't the only way to support your community radio station?
Donate furniture, kitchenware, home goods, antiques, decorative items, art, electronics and other wonderful things for our auction!
Give away an old car, running or not! All you need is the title.
Give us your LPs, CDs, instruments, stereo gear, sheet music and more for our music sale.
Anything you can give, whether time or something else, can make a big difference to WJFF!
WJFF Radio Catskill is pleased to announce that Adam Weinreich will assume the role of General Manager and Development Director. Adam has been with WJFF since 2009 when he moved to the area from Keene, New Hampshire, to serve as Assistant Station Manager. Since April, 2013, he has been acting as Interim Station Manager. “In his years at WJFF, Adam has served in almost every capacity. It would be difficult to imagine a person more familiar with the workings or WJFF, more in tune with its mission, and more capable of leading the radio station into the future,” stated Sonja Hedlund, president of the Board of Trustees.
“As Station Manager I will strive to uphold the station's mission, to strengthen and evolve our position in the community and on the air and to foster and grow relationships with our volunteers, our donors and the communities we serve,” responded Adam in his letter of acceptance.
Now you can listen to WJFF anywhere! Download the WJFF Smartphone App and use it to stream WJFF's signal from anywhere you have a data connection (standard data rates apply).
To download The App: Just open the iTunes or Google Play Store on your Apple or Android phone and search for "WJFF" install The App and listen to your heart's content!
Special thanks to Paul Starkey and Eachscape for their help building this app.