On Tuesday, May 3rd, Elizabeth Robinson, Associate Director for Media for the University of California, Santa Barbara’s Associated Students, released the following statement on KCSB-FM’s website regarding changes within the community radio station’s News Department:
In view of Cathy Murillo’s decision to run for Santa Barbara City Council, she has been relieved of all responsibility for and access to KCSB News gathering and
production beginning in March 2011 and continuing indefinitely. She has been reassigned to non-media special projects for Associated Students. Associate News Director Stefany Viesca along with former Associate News Directors Jordan Katz and Daniel Alvarenga have assumed responsibility for the News
Department and should be contacted at 805 893 2426 or via email at email@example.com regarding any news events.
KCSB is a Non-Commercial Educational FM radio station and as such endorses no candidates for any electoral body. It does accept statements from candidates for airplay observing the Federal Communications Commission rules regarding equal access for all candidates as requested.