Effective October 1, 2021, all newly hired CMG employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date. CMG will provide reasonable accommodations as required by law for individuals unable to be vaccinated due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.

Board Operator (Part-Time) in Dayton, OH at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 11/3/2021

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Job Summary

Cox Media Group Dayton – Are you a self-starter and critical thinker who takes tremendous pride in a job well done?  Do you love the radio business and have experience running a radio board?  Are you ready to learn from the best in the industry while enhancing your on-air radio skills?  If this sounds like you then Cox Media Group Dayton has an opening for a part-time radio board-operator/producer position on our industry award winning radio team.

Effective October 1, 2021, all newly hired CMG employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date. CMG will provide reasonable accommodations as required by law for individuals unable to be vaccinated due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.

The successful candidate will be an expert at multi-tasking, tech savvy and familiar with on air radio equipment.  This is a critical job and during a shift, our board operator/producers are responsible for managing and monitoring our programming on air as well as providing engineering support for local & nationally syndicated talk shows serving tens of thousands of listeners every hour. This position will put you right in the middle of our fast-paced news environment where you will serve as the technical producer for live newscasts, as well as manage on-air braking news and severe weather situations.  To be successful you will thrive on being prepared, innovating workflows, multi-tasking during shows and when the situation demands it, you will have the ability to trouble-shoot issues under pressure while keeping your cool. Candidates should be able to run a radio board and feel confident on air while they gain valuable airtime and industry experience learning with the best in the business.  This position reports to the Assistant Program Director.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Flawless technical execution (running the board) for live newscasts, syndicated talk shows, as well as, breaking news and severe weather events
  • Must be able to multitask and be very well organized
  • Monitor multiple sources for breaking news, traffic problems and weather alerts
  • Understanding and ability to implement Emergency Alert System
  • Assisting anchors with breaking news/editing audio using Adobe Audition
  • Voicing on air traffic reports
  • Anchoring News
  • Writing and voicing 3 big reports
  • Screening and operating phone calls
  • Clearing commercial inventory
  • Voictracking for our music stations
  • Production dubbing & producing
  • Social media/web content production
  • Uploading podcasts for local talk shows
  • Working in conjunction with station on-air talent and station on-air clients, remote location equipment.
  • Executing on air contests
  • Maintaining 3 radio station simultaneously
  • Other duties as assigned

 

 

What we look for

We Look For:

  • Reliability
  • Willingness to learn
  • Highly adaptable and professional
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • A commitment to high performance
  • Weekend, evening & on call availability a must
  • Must be detail oriented, self-motivator, troubleshooter
  • Strong computer, digital and social media expertise preferred.
  • Knowledge of editing software including Adobe Audition
  • Prefer 1-2 years of on-air and production experience

We provide:

  • Opportunities for advancement
  • A positive supportive work environment
  • A fun fast paced job for the right person

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