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MORNING BOARD OP/PRODUCER/HOST

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MORNING BOARD OP/PRODUCER/HOST

• Intermediate Level

Summary

CUMULUS MEDIA | San Francisco is searching for an experienced Full-Time Morning Board Operator/Producer/Host for KNBR-AM/FM.

Category Audio / Music / Sound  Producers 
Location San Francisco Bay Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Mar 28, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

We strive to hire people who are passionate about radio, driven, resourceful and problem solvers who have the ability to drive the evolving, diverse culture of the Power of Radio to success.  The successful candidate knows we work in the entertainment business and takes pride in the success of their talent

Who We Are: 

CUMULUS | San Francisco is home to six of the Bay Area's favorite radio stations –KNBR-AM (680 & 1050) & KNBR-FM, KSAN (107.7 The Bone), KGO, and KSFO. Our award-winning stations feature Classic Rock on The Bone; Legendary News and Talk on KGO & KSFO; and the best sports coverage and live broadcasts of the Giants and the 49ers on KNBR, The Sports Leader.      

This position requires multiple talents being responsible for running the board for our highly successful morning show as well as work with the hosts and producer of the show on developing topics, features and guests that represents the lifestyle and interests of the show’s listeners.  This person also will host the one-hour sports talk show that airs weekdays from 5am-6am and generate ratings by being entertaining, informative, and opinionated.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Running the board in a radio station control room for the live morning show from 5am-10am on weekdays.
  • Playing all commercials as scheduled and maintaining a commercial and transmitter log
  • Selecting bumper music, when needed, and back-timing pre-recorded programs for smooth transition back to live programming
  • Monitors and updates weather, traffic and news reports into automation equipment
  • Monitor for EAS Alerts, Amber Alerts and breaking news
  • Monitors the technical quality and accuracy of incoming and outgoing on-air programming from master control room
  • Assists with adjusting signal and programming content to ensure transmission meets federally mandated broadcast standards
  • Produce a compelling one hour radio show by using independent professional judgment in writing, producing, interviewing, taping or broadcasting on-air content 
  • Assist in the management and production of the show’s daily moment to moment content, sound and presentation
  • Actively participate in the development of daily content by developing & researching topics for discussion; conceptualize, write and produce appropriate segments
  • Attend meetings with the station’s program director to ensure content, tactical plans and image are consistent with the station’s overall strategy
  • Attending promotion, sales and station planning meetings to represent the show and provide clear communication between all
  • Create and maximize revenue opportunities
  • Being present when the show is on the air and on location
  • Coordinate logistics for remote and special broadcasts
  • Design and manage a system for archiving audio, show content, digital content
  • Tactical planning for future shows, immediate opportunities, interviews
  • Collaborate with show hosts and station program director to ensure that the show’s structure and content is being presented in the strongest way possible for maximum ratings growth 
  • Monitors listener emails, inquiries and responses related to shows
JOB REQUIREMENTS
Qualifications:
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as a Radio Producer/Board-Operator/Host preferably with knowledge of the Bay area
  • Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Radio or Media Production, or related field is preferred
  • Strong social and digital experience
  • Ability to plan and organize, set priorities, multi-task and the discipline to focus and meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with on-air staff, departments and clients
  • Creative and strategic problem solver
  • Ability to work with creative individuals as part of a team; excellent leadership skills
  • A strong understanding of PPM / Nielsen Ratings and ability to interpret various kinds of research
  • Deep knowledge of sports, pop culture and current events and how they relate to the station’s target demo
  • Have and build great relationships in the sports community with a deep contact list
  • Savvy computer skills and proficiency with ratings, research and music (Stratus) programs
  • Strong production skills and knowledge of Op X, VOX Pro/Adobe Audition and Audacity
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and social networking
  • Strong knowledge of all FCC rules and regulations
  • Must be flexible with work hours including nights, weekends and holidays
  • Must have valid driver’s license with clean driving record
  • All new hires must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by date of hire, subject to legally-mandated accommodations
What we offer:  
  • Competitive pay
  • Professional growth and career path
  • Focused, responsible and collaborative work environment with the ability, to ask “what if” and try innovative solutions
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance coverage
  • 401K with company match to plan for the long-term
  • Paid Vacation & Holidays
  • For immediate consideration, please visit https://cumulusmedia.jobs.net/

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening
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