Posted by on 06/27/2018 in Business
Board Operator/ On-Air Talent

Board Operator/ On-Air Talent

Radio One
101 Marietta St NW suite 1200, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA

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Board Operator/On-Air Talent
Produces and executes on-air radio show that is both entertaining and informative to the listening audience.
  • Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school.  
  • Must have at least 2 years on-air experience 
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience is desirable.
  • Writes script, contests and interview questions. 
  • Memorizes script, reads, or ad-libs to identify station, introduce and close shows, and announce station breaks, commercials, or public service information. 
  • Prepares and creates a topical show by gathering information from wire copy, periodicals, computer and television. 
  • Reads news flash to keep audience informed of important events. 
  • Records interviews of guest, musical or other famous or public personalities, and edits interviews. 
  • Interviews guest, and moderates panel or discussion show to entertain audience. 
  • Answers phone lines and interviews members of listening audience who telephone musical requests. Airs contests according to the specifications of the program director. 
  • Plans and stages community events, including hosting and assisting at charity functions. 
  • Attends live, in-person appearances as scheduled by the station or requested by clients. 
  • Provides live reports from site of event. 
  • Maintains and builds a positive cooperative attitude within the station and a strong personal community involvement. 
  • Sets up equipment for broadcasts and promotions at station remotes. 
  • Ensures logged commercials, promotions, sweepers and any other programming element essential to the station's operations are aired. 
  • Operates control console. 
  • Performs commercial production. 
  • Follows and enforces FCC regulations, station and company policies, including implementing station's / state's EAS procedures. 
  • Performs additional duties in small stations, such as production, assisting program director or music director, operating radio transmitter or writing advertising copy.
  • Plays music as specified by music director and music log. 
Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and vets.
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