Support KPOV This Spring for Powerful Grassroots Radio

When you support KPOV, you give power to the people to create their own local radio. That’s why 88.9 FM is always the best on the dial.

To keep real radio rolling, become a KPOV member or renew during the Spring Membership Drive, April 19-27 (you can do it now too).

We offer great thank-you gifts starting at pledges of $60. We also hold exciting drawings for a Grand Prize (The Roots concert) and Early Bird Prize (Jackson’s Corner). See the details and drawing eligibility here.

Make a business matching donation. Help KPOV raise more funds with a match and gain visibility and good will for your business. A one-pager is attached or you can Email or call Bruce at 541-3232-0863 for details.

We need volunteers too! It’s fun and there is food! Info here.

Click the donate button below to make a donation online now, with credit/debit card, or automatic bank withdrawal, using our new secure pledge form.

“Historic Moments of Central Oregon” Airing on KPOV

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KPOV is now airing “15 Minute Histories,” rebroadcasting stories told by Central Oregon pioneers and settlers to KBND’s Kessler Cannon in 1953. This recorded series comes out of a collaborative effort between the Deschutes County Historical Society and Deschutes Public Library. KPOV will play two oral histories each month on The Point between 9 and 9:30 am, on the second Friday and third Wednesday in a segment called “Historic Moments of Central Oregon.”

Summer Youth Radio Camps Open For Registration

Do you know an aspiring DJ between the ages of 10-14? Or someone who wants to have fun learning audio recording and editing? If so, KPOV's Spring Break Radio Camp is just for them! Camps will be held June 24-28, July 15-19, and August 5-9 from 9a.m. to noon.

This camp teaches our community's youth what its like to be a DJ, interview friends, talk on live air as well as tell a story with sound effects, music, and humor. KPOV will also work with the group to produce a one-hour radio show that will be broadcast on 88.9! Students will even be able to take home a copy to share with friends and family.

Sign up through Bend Parks and Rec (keyword search for KPOV).

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Spring Break Kids Radio Camp in the News!

Check out this video of local youth having fun and making radio at KPOV’s Spring Break Kids Radio Camp, as featured on KTVZ March 28.

As you can see, the kids love the camp and KPOV and learn a lot about radio and audio technology. They create their own content and KPOV works with them to produce a one-hour show aired on KPOV’s Youth Radio Hour, April 4 at 4:00 p.m.

Three Summer Camps are coming up! More info here.

KPOV Is Hiring Underwriting Representatives

Want to make some extra money and support a great cause – KPOV?  Join the KPOV team as an underwriting representative.

KPOV is looking for motivated, dedicated community radio lovers, or sales enthusiasts, to help KPOV engage Central Oregon businesses in supporting KPOV through underwriting. Put your go-getter attitude and stellar communication skills to work supporting KPOV!

Learn more details and how to apply on our job page.

KPOV's Center Stage Featured in Bend Bulletin

After nearly 14 years of featuring over 300 local musicians live on the air, KPOV’s Center Stage finally took, well, center stage last weekend with a full length feature in the Bend Bulletin. Check out the article here.

Thank you so much for all the hard work to founding Center Stage host Rick Miller, long-time sound engineer Dennis Plant, co-host Lynn Bancroft, and a few other co-hosts along the way, and congratulations for this well deserved acclaim for one of KPOV’s most emblematic shows. Listen to the live, local magic every Saturday afternoon from 2-4 p.m. on KPOV, 88.9 FM and Listen to the most recent show archive here.

Rick and Lynn in the studio on KPOV’s Center Stage

Rick and Lynn in the studio on KPOV’s Center Stage