KOJB 90.1 FM "The Eagle" broadcasts to the entire Leech Lake Reservation from our tower in Bena with studios and offices located to the north of Leech Lake Tribal College in Cass Lake, MN. The BAnd has pledged by tribal resolution to operate KOJB FM as a non-profit and non-commercial broadcast service in accordance with Section 73.503 of the FCC rules.
The educational mission of KOJB will be to enhance the history, language, and way of life of the Anishinaabe people as well as airing national Native American media and noncommercial programming.
Funding for KOJB was provided through generous support from the Public Telecommunication Facilities Program (PTFP), the Blandin Foundation, the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community, and the Otto Bremer Foundation.
KOJB brings educational programming, news, history and entertainment to the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Community. Programming targets all residents in the counties of Itasca, Cass, Hubbard and Beltrami; to all populations to help increase intercultural competency.
KOJB music library currently includes music from Native American rock, powwow, hand drum, country, hip hop, classic rock and hits for the 50's - today. Additional programming will include weather on the hour, programming from Native Voice 1: Native America Calling, Undercurrents and National Native News.
Initial staff includes a station manager, business manager and program manager. Volunteers will be welcome to bring ideas forward to have their program on the station. KOJB radio will create a few jobs ititially and more as the station grows.
Volunteer at KOJB; local volunteers are an important part of KOJB. Radio experience is not required; training will be provided. Volunteers are needed to host various hows, help fundraise, or perform various office duties.
Announcements for community events and birthdays are announced during th Morning Show, Monday-Friday. Additional announcements may be purchased.
KOJB budget is derived through membership support from individuals and families, from underwriting from local businesses, and funding through various government grants.
Membership support is greatly appreciated. Benefits of membership include: receiving a thank you gift with the KOJB logo, added to the monthly email newsletter, and emails about notices and special events.
Donations of cash and CDs from our listeners is greatly appreciated. Community donations are necessary to continue operations.
Underwriting is financial support to KOJB in exchange for mention of the business on-air. KOJB acknowledges its business contributors throughout the day. Our listeners appreciate businesses that support their station.
KOJB strives to bring educational programming, news, history, and entertainment to the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe community.
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