Spring 2020 Staff Applications
KTSW Volunteer Application
Please select only the positions that you are serious about pursuing.
KTSW’s Sports Department covers a wide variety of sports from San Marcos High School football to Texas State volleyball, basketball and more. Many sports staff members get their start as Sports Update Writers, then move on to anchor, provide play-by-play and color commentary during games, and host our one-hour talk show: Bobcat Radio. Staff members also learn technical skills by board producing and running remote broadcasts.
KTSW’s Sales Department is responsible for selling our non-commercial radio station. Like professional account executives, ours represent us by setting up meetings with businesses as potential sponsors.
KTSW’s Promotions Department is the face of KTSW. Our promotions assistants represent us at on and off-campus events, including: Third Thursday, Lunchbox Concert Series, Underground Excellence and more!
The Web Content department produces its own content as well as manages content from other contributing departments including Music, News, and Sports. Web content contributors aim to write lifestyle, entertainment and community piece each week, while copy editors use AP Style and PUG to edit material to make the pieces online-ready.
Other Side Drive
The Other Side Drive staff hosts KTSW's drive time variety show that takes place weekdays from 4 to 6 pm. Hosts are responsible for conduction interviews with local artists and organizations and for taking music requests during their 2-hour shift.
KTSW News is dedicated to reporting local and university news every day. News reporters produce audio packages, help with newscasts and go on air for news updates.
The Social media team showcases what KTSW is from music, artists, news, and sports. We aim to highlight what's going on around the San Marcos area while highlighting the KTSW brand.
The Multimedia department is comprised of videographers, photographers, illustrators, and live sound techs. We produce much of the visual and audio content seen on all our social media platforms, including promotional material, collaboration between the content produced in other staffs, and covering musical performances. Through all means of multimedia we showcase San Marcos, Texas State University, and KTSW.
The Community Relations Department builds relationships with the San Marcos community by working with local bands, organizations, small businesses, and San Marcos CISD. They are also responsible for our monthly newsletter which covers KTSW events and more.
KTSW is looking for graphic designers with skills in Adobe Illustrator/other editing systems with an understanding of the KTSW brand. KTSW graphic designers are responsible for creating event flyers, graphics for on air programs, and any graphics needed by the KTSW staff.