A career-changing opportunity is available at WWPR (Power 105.1)/New York as the Music Director & On-Air Talent. Here’s what you need to know about the position:

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Responsibilities

  • Assists the Director by coordinating with Programming and Sales to plan and execute marketing, promotions, events, and image campaigns.
  • Monitors programming activities in conformance with FCC rules and regulations, iHeartMedia policy and applicable federal, state and local laws.
  • Informs Program Director of any anomalies or deficiencies that may warrant correction or resolution.
  • Establishes and maintains professional relationships with producers, artists’ managers, composers and other industry contacts.
  • Adequately prepares for an air shift with use of creativity, imagination and exercise of independent professional judgment in writing, producing, interviewing, taping or broadcasting of on-air material.
  • Ensure logged commercials, promotions and any other programming essential to the stations operation are aired
  • Adheres to all company policies and procedures regarding indecency and obscenity.
  • Works an approved and previously agreed upon air shift.
  • Keeps up-to-date with relevant material appropriate for the station.
  • Searches out and shares all possible digital content with Program Director and Online Content Director of the given station.
  • Participates in regular listening/air check sessions for critique with the Program Director.
  • Participates in required station Programming, Promotions, and Sales staff meetings and events.
  • Makes regular approved appearances at paid, and non-paid, station events.
  • Is an ambassador for radio station when out in public; maintains a positive and approachable attitude when around listeners and clients.
  • May work flexible hours and weekends and be on call for possible disasters, breaking news, or acts of nature.
  • May monitor record label calls, schedule music, and check social media to ensure music remains consistent with station’s brand, and may collaborate with production to provide musical direction and options that meet editorial scope.
  • May be required to manage a team
  • Performs news, talk, music, comedic or other format shows or program for broadcast entertainment.
  • Establishes relationship with listeners by providing entertainment and/or information of interest consistent with format, genre, and targeted demographic audience.
  • Interviews guests, moderates debates, converses with callers, and hosts live events.
  • Adheres to all guidelines, policies and procedures of the station, iHeatMedia, the FCC and all other federal, state and local laws, including policies and procedures regarding indecency and obscenity.
  • Prepares for an air shift using creativity, imagination and exercise of independent professional judgment in writing, producing, interviewing, taping or broadcasting on-air material.
  • Ensures logged commercials, promotions and any other programming essential to the stations operation are aired.
  • Maintains a website personality page.
  • Participates in required station Programming, Promotions, and Sales staff meetings and events.
  • Makes regular approved appearances at station events; serves as ambassador for the radio station(s) when out in public.
  • Executes only the interviews and events on air that are approved by Program Director; follows designated show format.
  • Assists with voice over and production of paid and non-paid spots required to run on the station.
  • Finalizes content using digital audio editing software.
  • Prepares written content, visual images, audio material and video footage for websites, blogs, or other social media platforms.
  • Checks studio equipment for proper functioning and notifies Engineering of technical malfunctions affecting quality of the broadcast.
  • Handles emergency inserts (e.g. news updates and breaking stories, emergencies, alert system tests, etc.); is on call for possible disasters, breaking news, or acts of nature.

Qualifications

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and social networking
  • Proficient in media production and broadcast systems; familiar with NexGen, Vox Pro, and Pro Tools
  • Strong knowledge of all FCC rules and regulations
  • Socially informed and perceptive; up-to-date and in tune daily with the local and national trends and/or specialized knowledge of topics/events related to on-air discussions
  • Demonstrated upbeat personality, informative, entertaining and engaging on the air; able to relate to station audience
  • Pleasant, charismatic and well-controlled voice; excellent pronunciation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and editing skills; proficient in grammar; ability to make others feel comfortable and open up on air
  • Demonstrated creativity and imagination. Self Starter
  • Able to maintain composure when faced with difficult situations and personalities
  • Can work well in a team environment; collaborative
  • Able to adapt to changes in schedules and maintain composure in a  fast-paced environment with short deadlines
  • May require other language proficiency, e.g., Spanish

Work Experience

  • 3+  years of on-air radio experience required
  • Audio demo of on-air interviews, commentary, announcements, etc.

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