Board Operator/Producer (Part-Time) in Orlando, FL at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 6/4/2021

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Job Summary

Orlando’s WDBO 1073.FM and AM580 has an immediate opening for an overnight part time producer/board-op. This producer position will put you right in the middle of a fast paced news environment.  You will be the technical producer for live newscast, syndicated shows, as well as, breaking news and severe weather situations. This position will work closely with our news team, and is a vital part of the operation.  Candidates should be able to run a board and feel confident on air.


  • Flawless technical execution (running the board) for live newscasts, syndicated talk shows, as well as, breaking news and severe weather events
  • Must be able follow multiple format clocks
  • Must be able to multitask and be very well organized
  • Operate Wheatstone Console, Wide Orbit Automation, Comrex Access, Opal, Adobe Audition, and other broadcast equipment
  • Will contribute to content prep, production, idea generation, and other duties related to the execution of content   
  • Update and maintain station website and social media
  • Monitor multiple sources for breaking news, traffic problems and weather alerts
  • Send appropriate and timely listener alerts including App, EAS and NOAA
  • Help gather/generate news content for newscasts and live shows
  • Answer phones and edit listener audio
  • Create, edit, and file timely news stories for on-air newscasts
  • Must be able to handle pressure situations, various personalities, and a very quick pace



What we look for

  • Prefer 1-2 years of on-air and production experience
  • Previous experience with Wide Orbit automation systems and radio console is a plus
  • Should be proficient in Adobe Audition or similar audio editing software
  • Should be proficient with Windows/Microsoft Office/Chrome
  • Must have a positive attitude and be able to work within a team environment with a shared vision for success
  • Must be willing to learn additional skills related to producing live shows
  • Must be flexible with work hours including weekends, overnights, and holidays
  • Must have experience generating and distributing content on websites/social media platforms
  • Must be detail oriented, self-motivator, troubleshooter
  • Must work well under pressure
  • Must have valid driver’s license; no criminal history


   Cox Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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