Steps You Can Take Right Now to Support CHUO!
— NEWS —
The Fulcum UOSU’s Messy ByElection
— REACTION —
Just heard some terrible news. @CHUOFM 89.1 FM campus/community radio station -a vital institution in the capital- has been defunded by the students of @uOttawa after a majority voted in a referendum to end the $4 levy. This is a huge blow to the Ottawa community.
— Adrian Harewood (@CarAdrianH) October 16, 2023
National Campus & Community Radio Association – Statement from the National Campus and Community Radio Association (NCRA/ANREC) re: Defunding of CHUO-FM
Broadcast Dialogue – University of Ottawa students vote to defund CHUO-FM
Broadcast Dialogue – OP-ED: Defunding of CHUO-FM underscores fragility of media landscape
Capital Currents – CHUO-FM ‘priceless’
Learn our story.
uOttawa students started a club in 1983, it moved cable radio, and in 1991 uOttawa students applied for and won a broadcast license from the CRTC. We’re now at 160 volunteers; 40 uOttawa students earning academic credit, CO-OP, Work Study, or Community Learning Service. We’re creating 168 hours of programming each week, 50 shows showcasing HipHop, Afrobeat, K-Pop, progressive rock, cultural shows in 12 languages, news & interviews…
- Diverse Representation & Amplifying Student Voices
- Educational and Professional Opportunities: Practical Application of University Knowledge
- Community Building & Engagement – Bridging University & Community
CHUO Opportunities during Reading Week!
- On-Air Host
- Radio Writer/Producer
- Radio News Presenter
- Journalistic Content Contributor
- Spoken Word Content Creator
- Social Media Content Creator
- Podcast Network Coordinator
- Video Content Creator
- Public Relations/Communications Coordinator
- Podcasting training
- Campus & Community Event Coverage
While from 2019, this PDF showcases much of what CHUO 89.1 FM is all about!
uOttawa students are powering up our listener engagement – click on the graphic to see the numbers!
Capital projects for CHUO-FM to be implemented in Winter Term
- New website – Winter Term
- Rane SEVENTY-TWO MKII 2-Channel Serato DJ Battle Mixer – approved by Board of Directors
- On Hold – Replace 20 year-old Analog Console with Digital/Networkable Console for On-Air – case & costing presented to Board of Directors
Governance & Contributor Level Programming Committee
- Governance Review with external consultant
- Contributor Level Programming Committee