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WRVE Morning Show Co-Host

Company name
WMMS

Location
Latham, NY, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Radio, Media

Posted on
Jun 12,2019

Valid Through
Sep 25,2019

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Current employees and contingent workers click here at https://wd5.myworkday.com/iheartmedia/d/task/3005$4482.htmld to apply and search by the Job Posting Title.

iHeartMedia Stations

Job Summary:

Radio talk show host

Responsibilities

• Performs news, talk, music, comedic or other format shows or program for broadcast entertainment.

• Establishes relationship with listeners by providing entertainment and/or information of interest consistent with format, genre, and targeted demographic audience.

• Interviews guests, moderates debates, converses with callers, and hosts live events.

• Adheres to all guidelines, policies and procedures of the station, iHeartMedia, the FCC and all other federal, state and local laws, including policies and procedures regarding indecency and obscenity.

• Prepares for an air shift with current co-host using creativity, imagination and exercise of independent professional judgment in writing, producing, interviewing, taping or broadcasting on-air material.

• Ensures logged commercials, promotions and any other programming essential to the stations operation are aired.

• Maintains a website personality page.

• Participates in required station Programming, Promotions, and Sales staff meetings and events.

• Makes regular approved appearances at paid and non-paid station events; serves as ambassador for the radio station(s) when out in public.

• Executes only the interviews and events on air that are approved by Program Director; follows designated show format.

• Assists with voice over and production of paid and non-paid spots required to run on the station.

• Serves as co-hosting creative voice of the morning show and helps to direct support staff of show.

• Researches and gains knowledge of subject matter that facilitates speaking extemporaneously and providing immediate non-scripted analysis/commentary.

• Finalizes content using digital audio editing software.

• Prepares written content, visual images, audio material and video footage for websites, blogs, podcasts or other social media platforms.

• Checks studio equipment for proper functioning and notifies Engineering of technical malfunctions affecting quality of the broadcast.

• Handles emergency inserts (e.g. news updates and breaking stories, emergencies, alert system tests, etc.); is on call for possible disasters, breaking news, or acts of nature.

Qualifications

• Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and social networking

• Proficient in media production and broadcast systems; familiar with NexGen, Vox Pro, and Adobe Audition

• Strong knowledge of all FCC rules and regulations

• Socially informed and perceptive; up-to-date and in tune daily with the local and national trends and/or specialized knowledge of topics/events related to on-air discussions

• Demonstrated upbeat personality, informative, entertaining and engaging on the air; able to relate to station audience

• Pleasant, charismatic and well-controlled voice; excellent pronunciation

• Excellent verbal and written communication and editing skills; proficient in grammar; ability to make others feel comfortable and open up on air

• Demonstrated creativity and imagination

• Able to maintain composure when faced with difficult situations and personalities

• Can work well in a team environment; collaborative

• Able to adapt to changes in schedules and maintain composure in a fast-paced environment with short deadlines

• May require other language proficiency, e.g., Spanish

Work Experience

• 3 years of on-air radio experience required

• Audio demo of on-air interviews, commentary, announcements, etc.

Education

• 4-year college degree encouraged, preferably in Communications or Broadcast Journalism

Additional Materials Needed

• Please send a recent MP3 air check, commercial or endorsement audio and blog or social media post examples to randymccarten@iheartmedia.com.

Location

Latham, NY: 1203 Troy/Schenectady Road, 12110

Position Type

Regular

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.

Our organization participates in E-Verify. Click here at http://iheartmediacareers.com/Pages/EEO.aspx to learn about E-Verify.

Current employees and contingent workers click here at https://wd5.myworkday.com/iheartmedia/d/task/3005$1999.htmld to apply and search by the Job Posting Title.

iHeartMedia, Inc. is one of the leading global media and entertainment companies specializing in radio, digital, podcast, mobile, live events, and on-demand entertainment and information services across the nation and providing premier opportunities for advertisers.

Click Here To Learn More About Us:

www.iheartmedia.com
at http://www.iheartmedia.com/Pages/Home.aspx

Company info

WMMS
Website : http://www.wmms.com