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WJFF Annual Awards Ceremony
Sunday, September 10th
2 to 5 PM
Catskill Distillery
Bethel, NY
We will be honoring as our:
2017 Community Leader
Aileen M. Gunther NY Assembly District 100
WJFF Ally
Barbara Martinsons
Community Advocates
Dick Riseling and Kathy Dodge
for their work in sustainable energy


Join us to honor these outstanding individuals.

Click here to make your reservations or
Call 845-482-4141.

WJFF Radio Catskill is accepting applications for the position of General Manager/Development Director. This is the top staff position at a 27-year-old public radio station headquartered in Jeffersonville, NY, that has made itself beloved by the rural communities it serves by providing alternative cultural and political perspectives that otherwise might not be available to them. As the point of contact to our communities, the General Manager/Development Director is charged with preserving and developing that heritage. A key responsibility is the implementation of the station’s Strategic Plan.

Development, fund-raising, grant writing and financial acumen are essential to the job, as is a proven track record as a manager. The ideal candidate will have a background in community/public radio. Familiarity with government compliance, and technical operations is a plus. An experienced manager with relevant leadership experience from a non-profit or another similarly structured organization would be considered. A passion for community radio is essential, as are the demonstrated ability to lead while working collegially and transparently with a wide range of diverse constituencies, including volunteer broadcaster.

WJFF Radio Catskill is a National Public Radio member station serving the Catskills, Upper Delaware Valley and Mid-Hudson region of New York, and Northeast Pennsylvania.

Click Here to download a full job description.

Cover letters and résumés should be sent to employment@wjffradio.org.

Deadline for application is 11:59pm Tuesday, September 5th 2017.

WJFF Radio Catskill is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At 7:22 am, on day number 12, we crossed the finish line!!!!!
The tally is at $50,280
Much appreciation to all our donors who made it happen.
Thank you so very much for everyone who gave of their time and energy throughout the drive.
Everyone's dedication is so appreciated!
It is for sure a team effort- as is everything here at WJFF!
We have happily returned to uninterrupted programming!

Thank you. Thank you.

Join the WJFF Volunteer Team!

We have a PLACE FOR YOU!
There are multiple opportunities at WJFF for new volunteers.

CALL THE STATION at (845) 482-4141 or email volunteer@wjffradio.org


OFF-AIR VOLUNTEERING
• 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.)


ON-AIR VOLUNTEERING
(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.).

Foodstock 2016

WJFF's FOODSTOCK fundraiser was a huge success! Our pig roast SOLD OUT and the vendors reported having a great day.  Many thanks to the staff and volunteers who made this event happen, and thanks to all our guests for coming out and supporting WJFF!

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click here to view photos from Foodstock

WJFF Awards Night

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Click here for the photo album

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WJFF's Awards Night was a phenomenal success! Thanks to the 80 people who packed Mr. Willy's in Monticello, NY to honor Community Leader Elaine Giguere and Community Ally Sandra Oxford. And special thanks to our honorees for all that they have done for the communities in our listening area.

Listen to Spring Gathering 2016!

If you missed any of the great live performances during WJFF’s Spring Gathering a couple of weeks ago, here they are. Performances of folk, blues, rock, Americana, opera, and more, recorded live at our studios in Jeffersonville.

Click here to listen to the Saturday, April 9 performances.


Click here to listen to the Sunday, April 10 performances.

Proposed Policies and Budgets

WJFF's Board of Trustees periodically proposes new policies or changes to existing policies. 

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Click here to view proposed policies and bylaws changes.

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Feedback is requested in writing to feedback@wjffradio.org or by mail to PO Box 546, Jeffersonville NY 12748.

The Kingfisher Project

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.

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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

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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

More Ways to Donate!

Ways to Donate!

Did you know that writing a check isn't the only way to support your community radio station?

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 Smartphone App

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.

Expanded Local News

Expanded Local News Coverage

on WJFF 90.5FM
 
Listen for local news from New York on
Saturdays at 9AM and Sundays at 5PM
 
Listen for local news from Pennsylvania on
Saturdays at 5PM and Sundays at 9AM

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WJFF 90.5fm

P.O. Box 546
4765 State Route 52
Jeffersonville, NY 12748
Tel. 845.482.4141


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