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KCPW, as you may have read in the press, is getting sold.  The news got out ahead of our own planned announcement, and so it will have caught a number of our listeners, supporters, partners and even some of our own staff off-guard.  There are numerous factors spanning a long period of time that have…


Join KCPW’s Dedicated Public Radio Team!

Why work in public radio? Because you bring something of value to your community, every day. Because you love the medium, know the impact that it can have, and want to see it thrive. Right now, KCPW is seeking a new team member to help fulfill our vital public radio mission. Check out the job…


Support KCPW this GivingTuesday

GivingTuesday is a day that encourages people to do good. Created in 2012, this idea has grown over the years into a global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity. As part of this celebration of do-gooding, please take a moment to support your local public radio station,…


The Nonprofit Pledge Drive Takeover

Support TWO great organizations with your Fall Pledge! All this week, local nonprofits are taking over KCPW’s Fall Pledge Drive. They’re pitching on-air, volunteering on phones, and helping to spread the word as part of this community-wide effort. Perhaps even more fun than joining forces with these amazing organizations this Fall Pledge Drive is that every dollar…


A New Online Home for KCPW!

After a nearly ten-year run with our previous website, KCPW has a new online home. The new site features improved functionality, including an easier online listening experience, a modern design, and numerous back-end fixes to issues that began to sprout up over the last several years. This project is the result of months of effort…


New member donations – doubled today!

KCPW is a member-supported, nonprofit, local public radio service — and right now new members are needed to keep it that way. To help encourage KCPW listeners take the jump to KCPW membership this Spring Pledge Drive, two generous KCPW donors are matching all new member donations today! Take part by becoming one of the…


Take part in Spring Pledge Drive

The world has grown more complex, but there are some important things about public radio that have not changed—like the idea that thoughtful, quality journalism can create a more informed public. Or that civil discourse and attentive listening are what gets us closer to understanding an issue. These are public radio specialties. They’re part of a…


Call for volunteers!

HELP IS NEEDED NOW THROUGH THE END OF APRIL As part of Spring Pledge Drive (April 8-15) , we’re looking for help with weekday early bird (7:15-9:15 or 8-10 a.m.) and afternoon (3-6 p.m.) shifts. Help take pledge calls, stuff envelopes, and/or record messages of support. With just a small staff here, volunteer support has…


Jazz Time with Steve Williams LIVE TONIGHT

For one special night, as part of the 2022 Spring Pledge Drive, the one and only  Steve Williams (and friends) will be here in the Denkers Studio on Library Square again with a NEW, LIVE night of jazz music! Tune in tonight from 6-10 p.m. for a reunion with a Utah radio legend, and chip…


Make a pledge for PET WARS!

We’d like to address the elephant in the room… we know you think KCPW is the cat’s meow so now is the time to make sure it doesn’t go to the dogs. After all, this station is not a one-trick pony; and the lion’s share of this award-winning local, national, and international programs is the…

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