Current Opportunities at The North 103.3 FM
The North 103.3 FM is community radio created here in the Northland by staff, students, and community volunteers. The North 103.3 volunteers and interns have contributed thousands of radio broadcast hours, behind-the-scenes production work, pledge drive assistance, and event staffing over the past 60+ years. You too can be a part of the Duluth Public Radio legacy. We have on and off-air opportunities from marketing, events, news, production program host, and more. Drop us a note, and we will help you find your niche.
Digital Content Producer
Serving an area encompassing over 770,000 potential listeners, WDSE-FM (The North, 103.3 FM) enriches the community through programming and services that educate, inspire, and entertain, fostering engaged citizenship, appreciation of arts and culture, the joy of learning, and the power of diverse perspectives. Our organization has experienced rapid growth in the past few years, and this includes the recent acquisition of WDSE-FM (formerly KUMD-FM); we also operate the region's community-powered television station, WDSE/WRPT. This heritage AAA radio station greatly adds to our current service offerings in the Duluth-Superior, MN market. To advance this work, WDSE-FM seeks an experienced Digital Content Producer to move our programming further forward on these available platforms.
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The North 103.3 has volunteer-powered shows including Jazz, Folk, Blues, Local Music, Reggae, Country, Jam, and more. We offer you on-air training in radio broadcast basics to start you on your DJ journey. The North 103.3 has significant CD and LP libraries for most of our volunteer-powered programs. If you are interested in being on-air or want more information about the next training series; email The North 103.3 Program Director Chris Harwood.
Current on-air opportunities include many of our volunteer-powered programs:
The Basement(Students Only): Student-run-radio takes over the airwaves every night after 9 and each night 2-3 DJs put on 2-hour shows. We offer students professional media experience in many areas. Train for on-air hosting and join a committee; Programming and production, Music committee, Marketing events/street team, and the The North 103.3 Morning show News Team. Check out The Basement page and find more information about the The North 103.3 News team below.
Community Volunteer Opportunities: Evenings 6-9pm Tues - Sun plus weekend shows
Finding the Groove: Friday Night 9-11pm This long-running show on The North 103.3 is a blend of rock, jam, and groovy tunes from the vinyl room and is in need of a committed host to make this time slot the Friday night tune in for the Northland.
House is Jammin' Tuesdays 6-9pm is a mix of jam, jazz, funk, r&b, and rock is the current mix but we are working with staff and volunteers to revitalize the timeslot and make this show shine. Be the change on KUMD!
Women's Music Show Sundays 1-5pm - This program is always welcoming additional hosts - the show has 2, 2-hour shifts - most hosts volunteer 1-2 times per month. This is a fun group of women who share a wonderful and long-running volunteer-powered show on The North 103.3.
Saturday Afternoon Blues 12-3pm - We are always open to blues fans joining the team as we have a number of blues shows on The North 103.3. Most hosts choose to do 1 or more shows per month.
Internships - Click here for more information about internship opportunities and how to apply.