Recent Happenings and KOTO Accomplishments

KOTO is COMMUNITY radio!  We strive to be inclusive and welcoming to all different types of voices, while providing high quality entertainment for the Telluride region.


Telluride_Gives_logoIn partnership with the Telluride Foundation,  KOTO hosted on-air Telluride Gives Day, collecting 28% more money this year than last, for a total of $136,000. KOTO received “Best Marketing Campaign” recognition from Telluride Foundation!


Awards-of-Excellence-widget-sizeThe News Team recently won multiple awards from the Colorado Broadcasters Association, including “Best Regularly Scheduled Newscast” and “Best Public Affairs Program”.



In January, the Annual KOTO Lip Sync was successfully revitalized and sold-out to rave reviews.



bright lights intvw broadcastKOTO staff produces remote broadcasts of Telluride Bluegrass, The Ride and Telluride Blues and Brews Festivals, bringing all the action to you if you couldn’t make it this year.




KOTO also broadcasts community events and informational programs including Telluride Town Council meetings, election specials including various candidate forums, as well as providing a voice to organizations during on-air opportunities such as Access, Personal Commentaries and KOTO News’ “Off The Record”.




10952974_804414102964282_4537517750997112467_oKOTO is engaged with the next generation of radio, bringing kids into the studio to learn the ways of the DJ through the Telluride High School Radio Club and Telluride Academy Radio Camp.




Most recently, KOTO hosted the Annual Street Dance to celebrate the end of the 2015-2016 Winter Season.  With new sponsorships12961157_10208758062044423_1011259139016617747_o as well as from the help of long-time supporters, we were able to bring “Shakedown Street” to Colorado Avenue.    A great time was had by all!