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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.
Listener Supported and Volunteer Powered!
KPOV, 501 NW Bond St, Bend, OR 97703, 541-322-0863
Thank you so much to everyone who voted for KPOV in the Best Radio Station in Central Oregon category in the Source Weekly’s 2016 “Best of Central Oregon” readers’ poll. We were 2nd in the polling.
We are inspired by your confidence in KPOV as a great local radio station and pledge to keep bringing you high quality music, local news and affairs, and thoughtful dialogue on issues from local to global.
Community radio by the people and for the people of Central Oregon rocks on!
Interested in learning all about community radio? Thinking about becoming a DJ on KPOV? Want to host Youth Radio Hour?
KPOV’s spring DJ training class is coming up September 2. It’s the first step!
You will learn everything from the history and law of community radio to hands on production and broadcast skills. Click here for more information, and to register online now. Or you may sign up by phone by calling COCC at 541-383-7270. Read more for specific dates, times, and teen class info Read more ›
KPOV wants you to talk about it! The issues and events important to Central Oregon that is
To expand and improve on “The Point” and other KPOV talk shows current and future, we will be offering a talk-show host training program that will begin September 24 with our DJ training class. There’s more about the DJ training class here and more about the talk-show training program and times and dates below. Read more ›
The 10th annual Bend Roots Revival is coming this year September 23-25 on Shevlin Hixon Road near the Old Mill (same place as last year).
KPOV will be broadcasting from the main stages as we have done since the beginning. Stay tuned for more details, but save the dates.
Continuing our commitment to bring you the best in live local music, KPOV will be broadcasting from the KPOV Locals Only Stage at Fall Festival.
The festival is September 30 – October 2 in downtown Bend.
More details to come, but save the dates!
KPOV is proud to announce that we have received a grant from the Oregon Cultural Trust to support an expansion of KPOVs signal and reach throughout Central Oregon in order to connect with new audiences and better serve existing listeners. We are very grateful to the Oregon Cultural Trust for their support for KPOV and for arts and culture throughout the State of Oregon.
KPOV is honored to have the confidence of this venerable organization. Thank you Oregon Cultural Trust!