How do I book a studio? Where can I find a release form for the speaker I’m recording tonight? Can I interview a political candidate? How do I make a playlist for my music show? Does KPFA have a handbook for paid and unpaid staff? What words can’t you say on the air?


Below you’ll find answers to lots of questions you might have about working at KPFA.

Click Here to Book KPFA Production Facilities and Explanation of KPFA Technical Facilities

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Episode’s Description Guidelines

Fund Drive Related:

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 All Staff: Broadcast Release Forms:

  1. Broadcast Release Form
  2. Political Candidate Equal Time Form
  3. Equal Time Rules PRIMER

Cart Information Form

KPFA Programming and Elections Policy/Requirements

Misuse of EAS Alert Tones Rules:

  1. FCC Fines Turner Broadcasting
  2. Public Notice to Stop False Alerts


Music Streaming:

  1. Copyright Confessor Manual
  2. Off Air Confessor Playlist Editing
  3. Performance Rights Waiver Form
  4. Streaming Music Tutorial


Obscenity/Profanity/Indecency Rules:

  1. Sensitive Language PRIMER
  2. Powerpoint Sensitive Language Quiz
  3. Obsenity/Profanity Accidentally Broadcast Form


Program Evaluation Forms:

  1. Self Evaluation Form
  2. Programmer Evaluation Form
  3. New Programming Ideas Forms


Staff Travel Reimbursement:

  1. Instructions
  2. Instructions for KPFA News Reporters
  3. Downloadable Expense Report Form


Paid Staff:

  1. KPFA Timecard
  2. Employee Direct Deposit
  3. Employee Handbook


Unpaid Staff:

  1. Employee Handbook


Staff Meetings:

  1. February 10, 2016


Attachment Size
KPFA Timecard 56.47 KB
Candidate Equal Time Form 61.18 KB
Indecency Form 83.18 KB
Talent Broadcast Release Form 334.71 KB
Payola Form 396.48 KB
Premium Submit Form 389.72 KB
Programmer Evaluation 6.81 KB
Self Evaluation Form 11.36 KB
indecency_signature_form 213.05 KB
Copyright Confessor Guide 602.1 KB
Kpfa guidelines for elections 14.5 KB
Streaming music release 58.45 KB
Indecency_sensitive_language_report 405.32 KB
Streaming_memo_july2009 89.85 KB
Cart_info 1.06 MB
Kpfa_direct_deposit_enrollment_form 187.83 KB
Pacifica_handbook_paid 215.54 KB
Pacifica_handbook_volunteer 145.13 KB
indecency_quiz_by_john_crigler.pps 1.34 MB
Instructions_for_travel_reimbursement 31.44 KB
Expense_report_form 42 KB
FCC_enforcement_advisory 308.02 KB
Public_notice_fcc_acts_to_stop_use_of_false_eas1 114.69 KB
Contributions_and_beneficiaries_forms 133.72 KB
freepbx_extensions 13.08 KB

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