Part-Time Audio Producer-KSTP-AM, Minneapolis-St. Paul

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Part-Time Audio Producer-KSTP-AM, Minneapolis-St. Paul

Post by hrermgr » Thu Dec 06, 2018 2:23 pm

Hubbard Broadcasting

Overview: This position is responsible for operating the board for live, satellite delivered content and syndicated programming. Part-time audio producers also help coordinate podcast audio brands and live video stream shows – helping to ensure that all preplanned components of a show are carried out as designed, including set-up, operation and maintenance of electronic equipment.


High School diploma or equivalent required, with a minimum one (1) year experience running a radio board preferred; or a combination of education and work experience to perform the essential functions of the job.
Must be able to respond and work well in a crisis and handle last minute and unexpected changes during work shift. Be able to communicate quickly and clearly to co-workers and others as needed.
Ability to hear and speak clearly and follow both oral and written direction.
Ability to think critically and quickly and to articulate information in clear, concise manner to others.
Ability to think spontaneously and ad lib while on air in a coherent manner in situations that can change quickly.
Ability to learn automation systems.
Knowledge of transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.
Project an appropriate professional appearance and demeanor.
Ability to work in compliance with company and FCC policies and procedures.
Multi-task with a variety of duties while running the board.
Must be flexible and able to deal with unexpected changes calmly.
Able to make decisions and judgments quickly.
Follow directions well, especially over the phone.
Work well under pressure.
Available to work with short notice including early mornings, late evenings and weekends. Ability to work established schedule and other hours as needed.

Run the board, play the appropriate music, features, billboards, commercials, etc. during live or recorded news and/or brokered radio programs.
Edit audio, post to online feeds; create audio highlights for promos and social media. Create a social media voice of the show.
Help with basic video recording and production.
Make sure all aspects of the show are of high quality and fully complete before the show transmitted. Plan ahead and meet deadlines so show can run smoothly for all involved. Important details include booking and confirming guests, daily postings to website on show content, understanding program log, assemble audio clips for daily promo updates and key information. Notify proper people of any changes or special situations that may come up in a timely manner (i.e. cancellations, technical problems).
Operate and troubleshoot switcher and any other audio equipment used in the course of the production of a live or recorded broadcast.
Technical perfection and flawless execution of control board and equipment to regulate the volume and sound quality during radio broadcasts. Observe monitors and manage outgoing audio and sounds levels.
Follow program log. Monitor all systems and make sure they are all running on schedule. Note any issues or concerns on log.
Record, edit or play back any sound requested from broadcasts.
Voice and produce news stories/features as requested/needed.
Answer phone calls during shift and screen calls.
Monitor automation, transmitter controls, which includes pattern/tower changes and record required readings.
Assess emergency situations for the station, and make decisions on when to call for additional support.
Knowledgeable of, and applies as needed, all current FCC rules and regulations.
Report to work on time and work established schedule/hours. Ability to work other hours or alternate schedules as needed, as assigned or requested by Program Director with little or no notice. Such alternate/additional work can include weekdays, evenings and weekends.
Complete other duties as requested and needed
Must be able to respond and work well in a crisis. Be able to handle last minute and unexpected changes during regular work shift, during shows and at other times as necessary. Be able to communicate quickly and clearly as needed.

Ability to communicate in English, both verbally and in writing.
Manual dexterity and fine motor skills to manipulate computer keys and board controls as well as general office equipment (telephone, copier, etc.) for extended periods of time.
Wear headsets and be confined to a specific space during the course of work.
Sit and/or stand for extended periods of time.
Average pushing, pulling, bending, stooping and reaching over head

The Company may make reasonable accommodations to facilitate the ability to perform essential job functions.

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