Producer / Board Operator

iHeartMedia | Nashville, TN

Posted here February 25


Job Summary

Creates program content and manages the whole production process for both live and recorded radio programs

Responsibilities

  • Undertakes key administrative responsibilities as well as assists in planning and producing live and/or pre-recorded radio shows which may include news, music, talk, sports, traffic, and feature productions.

  • Generates original ideas, identifies suitable ideas from others, and carries out thorough research.

  • Researches information, obtains materials and assists with contacting and scheduling guests.

  • Gives direction to presenters, content providers, assistants and other crew members.

  • Manages budgets and ensures the efficient use of resources.

  • Obtains permissions or licenses for recording or broadcasting on location, and for the use of music, sound effects and audio archive material.

  • Monitors listener emails, inquiries and responses related to shows.

  • Works in collaboration with presenters, performers or other program contributors, in order to perform quality assurance to meet established production standards, rules and regulations.

  • Uses various broadcasting technologies such as soundboards and editing/production software.

  • Schedules and monitors the radio stream during live recordings.

  • Assists with time-keeping, saving show recordings, archiving show files and post-production editing as directed.

  • Will also be required to work the board for pre-recorded or live shows including LIVE sports broadcasts.

Position will also include some hours as an operator for the Tennessee Radio Network, covering sports distribution for our network clients.

Qualifications

  • Ability to generate original ideas, and to think creatively about how to communicate them to audiences; has comprehensive knowledge of subjects relevant to specific radio genres

  • Excellent writing and storytelling skills; ability to tailor and adapt content for different audiences and platforms

  • Knowledgeable of the radio market, different station/program styles, audience demographics

  • Knows how to use a variety of recording equipment and to operate different radio studios

  • Excellent communication skills, complemented by diplomacy, empathy and patience

  • Ability to build rapport and draw information from people

  • Can coach and develop others

  • Has confidence and tenacity to pursue information, overcome obstacles and pitch ideas to senior colleagues

  • Stress tolerance: ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure, and to react quickly to changes

  • Ability to plan and organize, set priorities, multi task and meet tight deadlines

  • Full knowledge of the law, rules and industry regulations around radio production; knows when it is necessary, and how to acquire, relevant clearances and licenses

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