Join Us

Black Squirrel Radio is the student-run radio station of Kent State University! Which means we need you! From staff and RJs to street team and sponsors we have opportunities for anyone to join us!

To apply for any station positions YOU MUST fill out the Black Squirrel Radio General Application!

General Application

Fall 2020 radio shows are back! Please fill out the General Application above first!

Radio Show Application


Current station opportunities:

Director Positions:

Technical Director
This director ensures all studio and station equipment is operational and in good condition. The Technology Director will assist the Web Content and Production Directors with technical duties associated with their respective positions. The Technology Director is the first-person DJs call if any equipment is not working properly, so this director must be easy to contact and able to work with people to solve technical problems. For more information click here. Apply Here!

News Director
This director is responsible for the workings of the news department. This director needs to be available on a daily basis for daily live reporting, breaking news stories, and updates. The director will train volunteer staff and coordinators in running a live daily newscast in collaboration with the student media newsroom. The director shall oversee scriptwriting, anchoring, reporting, and collaborate with the sports director for live reporting in the field. For more information click here. Apply Here!


Coordinator Positions:

News Department

News Editorial Coordinator

News Production Coordinator

Sports Department

Sports Coordinator

Multimedia & Web Department

Multimedia & Web Content Coordinator

Multimedia Assistant Coordinator

Editorial Coordinator

Production Department

Production Coordinator

Music Department

Music Coordinator

Marketing Department

Marketing and Promotions Coordinator

Sales Coordinator

Visual Media Coordinator

Programming Department

Programming Coordinator


Other Opportunities:

BSR Sessions 
Black Squirrel Radio has ongoing video sessions where we record or you send in a short set and interview by various bands and musicians at the station. We are currently accepting applications by bands and musicians who are interested in taking part. We want all types of genres represented but are currently seeking non-rock and more underrepresented genres.

Want your group or brand represented at Black Squirrel Radio? You can sponsor us! We’re always seeking additional sponsorship for our station events as well as on our website/radio shows. By giving money or donating services or objects we can help keep things going! Contact GM Jay Shah ( or Kent State Student Media

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