Job Posting

KDNK Seeks Executive Director

May 29, 2020

After 37 years of FM broadcasting, Carbondale Community Access Radio is seeking its first Executive Director. Leading this unique, fun, and beloved independent media institution is a big responsibility and an exciting opportunity. 


Job Overview: The Executive Director acts as general manager at KDNK, leads the staff, leads income generation and budget management, and bears ultimate responsibility for station operations. The ED develops strategy with and reports to the Board of Directors.

Raleigh Burleigh

KDNK’s mission is to provide public access radio that connects community members to one another and the world. Based in Carbondale, Colorado, KDNK reaches thousands of listeners across nine FM signals and online. We have built a reputation for funky vitality with over 100 volunteer DJs. We are a valued source for news, culture, emergency information, weather, road conditions, ski reports, river reports, lost and found pet reports, and community calendar listings.

KDNK seeks an experienced journalist, open to risk-taking and innovation, who will lead editorial decision making and digital content strategy. Are you ready to get to work amplifying local voices and evoking a strong sense of place? As News Director, you will produce daily broadcast news on deadline and lead investigative coverage to make meaningful impact.