CBI has assembled a list of documents from various media outlets for you to use. The documents are in alphabetical order in their sub-categories, and their inclusion on this site does not imply that CBI agrees with the contents.

One challenge that many student media outlets face is developing documents. Whether these documents are policies, bylaws, constitutions or other documents many media groups look for models to use to develop their own documentation. While these documents are meant to share and be used as guides, please contact the individual organizations to reuse their materials.

If you would like to contribute to the list of documents or want to update your documents links, please send an email from the contact page.

Media organization bylaws, charters and constitutions

KAOR: Constitution (pdf)
KVRX: Student Media Bylaws and Manual (pdf)
WBSU: 2017 Charter (pdf)
WESN: Bylaws (web)
WESNConstitution (web)
WKNC: Student Media Constitution (pdf)
WPTS: Constitution (pdf)
WSUM2004 Bylaws (pdf)

Staff and training documents, policies, releases and contracts

KUGSVolunteer contract sample (pdf)
KUR: Operations manual contract (pdf)
KVIK: Talent Release (pdf)
KVIK: Recording Authorization (pdf)
WBSUNew DJ Training Checklist (pdf)
WBSUDirector Timelines (pdf)
WBSUSports Remote Contract (pdf)
WBSU: Conference Travel Contract (pdf)
WGMU: Professionalism Policy (web)
WIKD: Training Manual (pdf)
WKNC: Non-Student Agreement Letter (pdf)
WKNC: On-Air Studio Checklist (pdf)
WKNC: PSA Submission Guidelines (pdf)
WKNC: Podcast Release Form (pdf)
WKNC: Guide to Blogging (pdf)
WKNC: Social Media Strategy (pdf)
WKNC: How to Write a Press Release (pdf)
WTUL: Student Priority Policy (pdf)
WSTB: Peer evaluation (web) and Evaluation (web)
Generic TV Station Position Descriptions (pdf)

 Operating manuals

KSBR: Manual (web)
UIWTV: Manual (pdf)
WKNC: Training and Operations manual (pdf)
WESNDJ Manual (web)
WGLSManual (pdf)

Underwriting and sales documents

KPBS: Sample Underwriting Agreement (pdf)
WBSUSales-Sports/Hockey (pdf)
WGLS: Media Kit (web)
WKNC: Donor Announcement Do’s and Don’ts (pdf)
WKNC: Rate Card (pdf)
WKNC: Production Order (pdf)

Technical and engineering documents

WIKDWiring Diagram (pdf)

 FCC guides and logs

KUGS: Public Affairs Log (pdf)
Guide to FCC Regulations (pdf)
WIKDFCC Station Inspection Guidelines (pdf)
WKNC: Operating Log (pdf)
WSDP: Obscenity/Indecency Policies (pdf)
WSUM: Political Log (pdf)
WSUMPublic Service Log (pdf)

Ethics guides and policies

NPR Ethics
Local Public Media Organizations Code of Editorial Integrity



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