Sports Director/Radio Host
|Position||Sports Director/Radio Host|
|Jobdescription||On-Air Announcer/Production Manager
Announces and plans on-air radio shows to inform, entertain, and engage local listening audiences. Also performs additional duties such as production, assisting program/music/promotions managers, operating transmitter, writing & producing spots and digital ads.
Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent from two-year College or technical school preferred.
Two years of on-air & technical experience
Equivalent combo of education and experience will be considered
Skills and Abilities:
Passion for sports play-by-play and sports reporting
Outgoing personality with a clear and distinct speaking voice
Sharp wit and the ability to think quickly on one’s feet
Excellent reading and ad-libbing skills
Clear & concise writing skills
Well versed in multi-platform content development
Excellent skills with computer, editing equipment, and other broadcast-related devices
Great with Social Media
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Play-by-Play sporting events
Writing and producing Sportscasts
Writing short sporting reports for broadcasts.
Prepares and creates a topical show by gathering info from wire copy, periodicals, computer, and other media.
Reads news flash to keep audience informed of important events.
Records & edits interviews of guests, musicians, or other guests/personalities
Interviews athletes and guests, and moderates panel or discussion show to entertain audience.
Answers phone lines, interviews audience members who telephone musical requests.
Airs contests to the specs of the program or promotions directors.
Plans and stages community events, including hosting/assisting at charity and community functions. Attends live, in-person appearances as requested by the station or clients.
Provides live reports from site of event. Sets up equipment for remotes/events.
Maintains and builds a positive cooperative attitude within the station and the local community.
Ensures logged commercials, promotions, sweepers and all programming elements essential to the station's operations are aired.
Operates control console.
Performs commercial production.
Follows and enforces FCC regulations, station & company policies, including implementing station's / state's EAS procedures.
Writes script, contests, and interview questions.
Memorizes script, reads, or ad-libs to identify station, introduce and close shows, and announce station breaks, commercials, or PSA's.
Performs additional duties such as production, website & social media updates, assisting program/music/promotions managers, operating radio transmitter, or writing advertising copy. Plays music as specified by ops director and music log.
Maintains flexibility to pick up/change shifts as necessary. Must be available to work weekends, holidays, etc. on a regular basis.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: From $30,000.00 per year
Paid time off
Ability to commute/relocate:
Denison, IA 51442: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)
Journalism: 1 year (Preferred)
Driver's License (Required)
Work Location: In person
|Apply||email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org|