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Internet Stream Producer/Content Manager KNBA-FM

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Koahnic Broadcast Corp is offering an exciting opportunity to bring Alaska Native voices to the internet. This new stream will be created to engage young Alaskans, with an emphasis on Alaska Native youth. You will be acquiring program content from KBC, KNBA and other sources, selecting music programming, and producing features, as well as a pilot program to reach a statewide audience. Koahnic Broadcast Corporation is a non-profit, Alaska Native/Native American media center, founded in 1992 and headquartered in Anchorage, Alaska. The mission of Koahnic is to be the leader in bringing Native voices to Alaska and the nation. Koahnic operates KNBA 90.3 FM in Anchorage, the first urban Native radio station. Koahinc’s national production center in Albuquerque, New Mexico, produces the award-winning programs Native America Calling and National Native News, distributed nationally by Koahinc’s program service Native Voice One (NV1). Compensation: $42,000-$48,000 DOE, Excellent benefits including 401(k).

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Analyzes and understands audience needs based on market research and create streaming schedule of programs to serve audience of 18-35 year olds;
  • Explore existing audio programming that can be acquired and repackaged for the stream;
  • Acquire necessary rights, and releases for repackaging existing productions;
  • Participates in the development of streaming goals, policies and procedures;
  • Works as a producer to create and edit programming for use on stream;
  • Evaluates materials prior to streaming, for accuracy, quality and adherence to industry guidelines, and maintains quality control of content;
  • Responsible for execution of streaming schedule, traffic and logging activities, promotional material and public service announcements;
  • Works directly with development department in regards to special programs, events and fund raising activities.

REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent skills in verbal communication, writing, producing, editing, and multitasking. High interest in stories by and about Alaska Natives.
  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to work independently.
  • Familiarity with Adobe Audition 3.0 or similar software.
  • Knowledge of programming techniques, procedures and standards.
  • Knowledge of broadcast rules, regulations and guidelines helpful.

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor Degree in Broadcast, Communications or related field of study, or equivalent experience.
  • Two years’ experience in audio production.
  • Experience with broadcast or stream formats targeted to 18-35 preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply: Send resume and cover letter to HR@knba.org or by mail to: Stream Producer, KNBA, 3600 San Jeronimo Dr., Suite 480, Anchorage, AK 99508 KBC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2016-02-29