On-Air Talent

iHeartMedia team

Description

Creates, produces and announces topics on the radio, including music, entertainment, weather, traffic and other topics of interest.
Responsibilities:
  • Delivers newscasts; announces radio playlist of musical selections.
  • Comments on music and other matters of interest to audience (e.g. time, weather, traffic conditions) and may interview musical personalities and members of listening audience.
  • Typically specializes in one type of music (e.g. Top 40, Hip Hop, etc.).
  • Maintains social media accounts across multiple social media platforms and creates content for station website and social platforms.
  • Participates in promotional events.
  • May be responsible for operating control board for studios and remote programming.
  • Regulates program timing, operates syndicated programming, and plays commercials.
  • Monitors the technical quality and accuracy of incoming and outgoing on-air programming from master control room.
  • Protects station’s license by censoring live programs and deleting words/phrases not permitted on air.
  • Processes time-out programming for accurate play back.
  • 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.).

Requirements

Qualifications:
  • Socially informed and perceptive; up-to-date and in tune with the local and national trends and/or specialized knowledge of topics/events related to on-air discussions
  • Pleasant, charismatic and well-controlled voice; excellent pronunciation
  • Well-rounded communication skills for conducting interviews
  • Ability to make others feel comfortable and open up on air
  • Excellent writing and editing skills; proficient in grammar
  • Proficient in media production and broadcast systems, including operating a range of control room hardware and software.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and all primary social network platforms.
Work Experience:
  • 1-2 years’ experience as a broadcast announcer.
Education:
  • High school graduate or equivalent. At least some college preferred.

How to apply

Apply via link

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iHeartMedia

With over a quarter of a billion monthly listeners in the U.S. and over 129 million social followers, iHeartMedia has the largest national reach of any radio or television outlet in America. As the leader in multiplatform connections, it also serves over 150 local markets through 858 owned radio stations, and the company’s radio stations and content can be heard on AM/FM, HD digital radio, satellite radio, on the Internet at iHeartRadio.com and on the company’s radio station websites, on the iHeartRadio mobile app, in enhanced auto dashes, on tablets, wearables and smartphones, and on gaming consoles. iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia’s digital radio platform, is the fastest growing digital audio service in the U.S., available on over 260 platforms and 2000+ devices. iHeartRadio offers users thousands of live radio stations, personalized custom artist stations created by just one song or seed artist and the top podcasts and personalities. With over 1.7 billion downloads, iHeartRadio reached 110 million registered users faster than any other radio or digital music service. iHeartMedia’s platforms include radio broadcasting, online, mobile, digital and social media, podcasts, personalities and influencers, live concerts and events, syndication, music research services and independent media representation. iHeartMedia is a division of iHeartMedia, Inc. (PINK: IHRT). Visit iHeartMedia.com for more company information.

Job Details

Posted on Jun 17

San Francisco, CA, USA

Part Time

Junior