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KPOV – High Desert Community Radio
|Welcome to 88.9 KPOV! KPOV broadcasts from Bend, Oregon and reaches listeners throughout Deschutes County and into Crook County. With over 40 locally produced programs and 70 hosts, KPOV is radio by the people and for the people of Central Oregon.
Listener Supported and Volunteer Powered!
KPOV, 501 NW Bond St, Bend, OR 97703, 541-322-0863
Interested in learning all about community radio? Thinking about becoming a KPOV DJ? Want to host Youth Radio Hour?
KPOV’s Spring DJ training class for both adults and teens is coming up on September 29, with two follow-up hands-on studio sessions. It’s the first step.
You will learn everything from the history and law of community radio to hands on production and broadcast skills. Read on for registration information. Read more ›
Tired of hearing the same songs over and over on those other classic rock stations?
Then hang out at KPOV 88.9 FM every Sunday for Deep Cuts from 2:00 to 4:00pm with your host, Johnnypeace, as he digs into the heart of the album to find those precious deep cuts that rarely get played. Until now! Awesome classic rock from the 60’s through the 80’s.
KPOV is hiring Underwriting Representatives!
KPOV is looking for one or two motivated, dedicated community radio lovers, and/or sales enthusiasts, to join our underwriting team as Underwriting Representatives. The successful applicant will help us build more support from Central Oregon businesses through underwriting. Learn more about the position here.
To bring you in-depth discussions of important local issues, KPOV broadcasts live each month from the City Club of Central Oregon Monthly Luncheon Forums. The forums occur on the third Thursday of each month at 11:45 a.m.
Tune in Thursday, August 16 at 11:45 a.m., when the topic will be “Are Our Kids Ready For the Future? What the high school graduation rate tells us (and doesn’t) about education in Central Oregon” Listen to City Club of Central Oregon Monthly Luncheon Forums on KPOV at 88.9 FM or live streaming on kpov.org. KPOV archives past Monthly Luncheon Forums at kpov.org/city-club-forums/, so you can listen any time.
KPOV SENDS OUR GRATITUDE to MRG Foundation for awarding KPOV a grant for 2017-2018 to support our role as a resource for social justice and community organizing in Central Oregon. MRG Foundation also funds other outstanding Central Oregon organizations, who take advantage of KPOV’s avenues for outreach and education.
We are deeply honored by and proud of the confidence MRG Foundation shows in KPOV by funding High Desert Community Radio.