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DJ On Air

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Creates, produces and announces topics on the radio, including music, entertainment, politics, news, weather, sports, traffic and other topics of interest.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsibilities

  • Delivers newscasts; announces radio playlist of musical selections; gives weather and traffic conditions; delivers sport scores, statistics and upcoming game information.
  • Comments on music and other matters of interest to audience (e.g. time, weather, traffic conditions) and may interview musical personalities and members of listening audience.
  • Typically specializes in one type of music (e.g. classical, pop, rock, country and western, etc.).
  • Writes, reviews and/or edits news copy, introductions, public service announcements, commercials, pre-recorded reports, contests, etc.
  • Participates in promotional events.
  • May be responsible for operating control board for studios and remote programming.
  • May directly sell advertising space to advertisers.
  • Regulates program timing, operates syndicated programming, and plays commercials.
  • Monitors the technical quality and accuracy of incoming and outgoing on-air programming from master control room.
  • Protects station`s license by censoring live programs and deleting words/phrases not permitted on air.
  • Processes time-out programming for accurate play back.
  • 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.).

REQUIREMENTS:
Qualifications

  • Socially informed and perceptive; up-to-date and in tune with the local and national trends and/or specialized knowledge of topics/events related to on-air discussions
  • Pleasant, charismatic and well-controlled voice; excellent pronunciation
  • Well-rounded communication skills for conducting interviews
  • Ability to make others feel comfortable and open up on air
  • Excellent writing and editing skills; proficient in grammar
  • Proficient in media production and broadcast systems
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and social networking
  • May require selling skills
  • May require other language proficiency, e.g., Spanish

Work Experience: 1-2 years’ experience as an announcer in smaller market or college station environment

Education: 4-year college degree, preferably in Communications or Broadcast Journalism

Certifications: None required

HOW TO APPLY:
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DEADLINE: 2018-11-16