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Senior Producer, Native America Calling
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Senior Producer, Native America Calling

• Intermediate Level
Skills: Producers

Summary

Koahnic Broadcast Corp. seeks a talented and driven producer to help guide 'Native America Calling,' the only live national radio call-in talk show that focuses on Native perspectives.

Category Producers  RADIO 
Location Albuquerque, New Mexico Area
Time Period Full time
Start Date N/A

Job Description

Description

Senior Producer, Native America Calling (Albuquerque, NM)

Koahnic Broadcast Corp. seeks a talented and driven producer to help guide 'Native America Calling,' the only live national radio call-in talk show that focuses on Native perspectives. We are looking for someone who can help deliver compelling ideas to engage audiences on the air and through digital platforms. Duties include: working in a team environment to generate and research program topics, booking and pre-interviewing guests, writing compelling and accurate copy, helping engage social media audiences, providing direction and support during live shows, and occasionally fill in as back-up host when needed. 

The ideal candidate has a detailed and demonstrated knowledge of Native issues and the movers, shakers and experts that can bring a topic to life for an audience, can look at issues from different sides and viewpoints, can effectively communicate verbally and in writing, can deliver on deadline, and seeks solutions rather than problems. This position requires someone who keeps current on national news and trends, can work both independently and as part of a team, and can accurately convey complex issues in ways the average person can grasp. 

Deadline to apply:  September 30, 2021

To apply:  submit a cover letter, resume and 3 references, a sample of work, and a completed KBC Application for Employment (located at nativeamericacalling.org) to HR@knba.org.  Koahnic Broadcast Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.

Requirements

SUMMARY OF JOB RESPONSIBILITY:

 Conceive and develop shows for live, daily call-in talk show, Native America Calling (NAC). Contact and arrange guests, text and technical support for show host on topics that affect Native Americans and Alaska Natives. 

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTY EXAMPLES:

  1. Work closely with show staff and Executive Producer for National Programs to conceive, develop and bring to air at least three shows per week on timely subjects that affect Native Americans and Alaska Natives from a Native perspective.  
  2. Direct live show providing pertinent information to show host and technical staff.  
  3. Remain informed of key issues that affect Native Americans and Alaska Natives.
  4. Work on deadline to develop timely, accurate and culturally appropriate written documents, including scripts, promos, program descriptions, research backgrounds and other used by the host and on digital platforms.  
  5. Maintain sources and contacts of people who can speak to issues in an informative way. Find show guests and identify questions appropriate to their expertise and opinions. Ensure appropriate contrary viewpoints are represented and given a fair chance to respond to topics. 
  6. Ensure all pre-show production is completed.  
  7. Participates in daily editorial meetings and regular discussions necessary to make sure all appropriate information is developed for each show and to plan for subsequent shows.  
  8. Occasionally fill in as host of the live show when needed 
  9. Work with staff to produce text, video or graphics for social media and other digital platforms to inform or engage audiences and to promote shows.  
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  1. A Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications or related field; Experience in broadcast field is preferred. 
  2. Must possess the ability to read, analyze and interpret information related to Native Americans and Alaska Natives and convey that information to the public in an engaging way.  
  3. Exceptional communication skills with managers, staff and a live audience. 
  4. Extensive, detailed experience in and knowledge of Native American and Alaska Native issues. 
  5. Must have excellent written, oral, presentation and communication skills. 
  6. Must have demonstrated time management and problem-solving skills. 
  7. Must have above average proficiency in the use of computer software including but not limited to Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Prefer experience with digital audio production. 
  8. Must be able to operate within a normal office environment to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. An employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
  9. Employee is expected to maintain an appropriate business appearance, neat and clean as determined by the requirements of the area in which the employee works. 
Deadline to apply:  September 30, 2021

To apply:  submit a cover letter, resume and 3 references, a sample of work, and a completed KBC Application for Employment (located at nativeamericacalling.org) to HR@knba.org.  Koahnic Broadcast Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit 40
Shift Day
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