Summary: The Definitive Guide to Becoming a
THE WCFM DJ TRAINING INFORMATION PACKET
(Spring 2005 Edition)
This packet has all the information you'll need to become a DJ. It outlines
the process of training. It serves as the training textbook. It tells you where
to go if you need help or have questions. Don't lose it. If you do, be sure to
get yourself another. We want you to become a DJ!
Bring this to DJ training classes and observation hours. Use it to study for the DJ
tests (written and practical). Hold on to these pages throughout your career as a
WCFM DJ; they'll come in handy (especially around recertification time). Ask the
Personnel Director if you are unsure of anything in the packet. The Personnel
Director wants to help you become a DJ, and if there are any problems that stand in
the way, you should talk to the Personnel Director.
What does a DJ do?
Any station member (all certified DJs) can do a radio show on the air. Usually, this
means a regular weekly show. These are assigned by the Programming Director
according to seniority at the beginning of each programming period (Fall Semester
and Spring Semester, with some overlap through Winter Study). If you don't have
time to do a show every week, you can pick up someone else's show (we call it