CIVL Sweeps National Community Radio Awards

August 4, 2017


In addition to HOSTING the National Community Radio Awards in Abbotsford this year, CIVL also took home no less than 4 (FOUR) awards for programming — more than any other station in the country for this year!

Check out our winning content here:

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New Programming — Quin MacIntosh’s CIVL Community News UpdatesBest-in-News-1-ilovepdf-compressed-2

Sports Talk Show — Touchline with Tobi Jonathan and Raymond Kobes


Live Sports Broadcast — WBB: UFV Cascades vs TRU Wolfpack


CIVL Hiring Students… Again!

April 13, 2017

If you haven’t already heard, CIVL is hosting the 2016 National Campus and Community Radio Conference from June 7-11th!

For details on the conference itself, visit the NCRC36 Page of this site!

We are also glad to be hiring a few Canada Summer Job positions in the next few months, with the first two positions, a Live Sound Production and a Conference Coordinator, both posted on the NCRA Job Board here.

Are you a UFV student who can’t commit to full time work, but wants to look into paid work opportunities with CIVL this summer? Visit the UFV Career Centre’s Jobs page, and find out about CIVL Work Study opportunities! Login there at

CRFC Funds CIVL to Pay You to Learn to Produce Radio!

January 25, 2017


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CIVL 101.7 FM at UFV in Abbotsford invites you to participate in the next project funded by the Community Radio Fund of Canada. The CRFC’s $50,000 grant is aimed at providing accessible training and sustainable engagement to Fraser Valley community members interested in participating in media. Two workshop presenters kick off this initiative.

Hired to coordinate this project is Gordon Katic of Cited, a syndicated program based out of CiTR 101.9 FM at UBC. Gordon will be at CIVL Monday, January 30th starting at 10 am to discuss any questions participants have about this project. Reach him via

For more information on CIVL’s work through the CRFC’s invaluable support, visit the last tab in our menu above.

What? Radio Mini School: Become a student of the radio mini school, and you’ll attend a half-day workshop with leading producers, receive hands on mentorship in developing your own radio piece, and then hear that piece play live on CIVL 101.7 FM.

How much does this amazing program cost? Nothing! We pay you between $250-500.

When? The first half-day workshop is Saturday, Feb 4th. 11:00AM – 2:00PM (lunch provided)

Where? UFV Abbotsford Building A, Room 229, 33844 King Road


How do I report for the radio? Presented by Angela Sterritt of the CBC. Sterritt will cover the essentials of what makes a radio story, how to report it, and how to report it ethically.

How do I produce for the radio? Award-winning documentary producer, Garth Mullins. Mullins will cover production essentials, like narrative structure, music, and ‘good tape.’

Angela Sterritt is an award-winning journalist, artist and writer, from the Gitxsan Nation. Sterritt has worked as a journalist for close to twenty years and has been with the CBC since 2003. She currently works as a TV, radio and online reporter with CBC Vancouver and CBC Indigenous.

Garth Mullins is a broadcaster, writer, activist and musician. Mullins has produced award-winning radio documentaries for programs like CBC Ideas. He has written for numerous publications, including Vancouver Sun, the Georgia Straight, Vice.

How do I apply?

Email outlining your interest, any experience or questions you have, or topics you’d be interested in covering. Please RSVP before Thursday, February 2nd.