WTMD Production Manager & On-Air Host

WTMD-Programming · Towson, Maryland
Department WTMD-Programming
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation $50,000 - $55,000

WTMD Baltimore is looking for our next on-air host. Our team is expanding and excited to add a versatile staff member with the ability and flexibility to work in several capacities within the programming department.

 

 If you are passionate about the Triple -A format and its artists but also possess focus, drive and an attention to detail, we’re looking at you.

 

This position requires on-air experience, preferably in Triple- A or Alternative formats. The ideal candidate has experience with high quality production, a basic knowledge of several social media platforms, and is available periodically for local engagements.

 

A passion for the Triple- A format and public radio is required. Your understanding of the format and the relevance of new music discovery within it is paramount. A common, if not in- depth, knowledge of the artist’s in our library, a sense of Baltimore and its diverse community and populated surroundings, and a genuineness on the air are all essential qualities. Proficiency with Adobe Audition or a similar audio editing software is a big plus, as is the ability to utilize social media to promote the station and station events.

 

Roles and Responsibilities:

 

  • Serve as on-air host during assigned shifts adhering to all FCC regulations and WTMD standard operation procedures
  • Engage the audience in a genuine, authentic manner
  • Work with Program Director to optimize station’s performance
  • Assist with live and recorded on-air fundraising
  • Create production as part of fulfilling projects and meeting deadlines in the Production Schedule
  • Schedules, sets the agendas, and runs the daily Production Review meetings with the Program Director, and gains the PD’s approval of all finished production as part of managing production
  • Delivers all production elements on schedule to the Traffic Manager
  • Interface with the Traffic Manager regularly and gain an understanding of how the different applications and documents within the Traffic system function

 

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Five years on-air experience, preferably in Triple-A or Alternative
  • proven ability to edit audio utilizing multi-track editing software on a PC workstation; strong skills in using Adobe Audition, Pro Tools, or equivalent DAW applications
  • Creative and innovative “out-of-the-box” thinker; demonstrates knowledge of effective, contemporary radio production methods, tools, and production styles
  • Ability to direct voice talent performances
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, decision-making, and project management skills
  • Proven “stickler” for details inherent in the operation of high quality production
  • Familiarity using social media platforms
  • Available for local engagements and WTMD events
  • Deep understanding of the Triple-A format, artists, relevance and new music discovery
  • A sense of Baltimore and its diverse community and populated surroundings
  • Fluent use of standard computer software tools in business applications
  • Ability to work in a face-paced environment

 

 

If you think you’ve got what it takes to work in the music-centric city that launched the careers of Beach House and Snail Mail, forward your air-check and production samples to hiring@wtmd.org

 

Candidates can also apply with cover letter and resume by mail to: Business Manager, 1 Olympic Place, Suite 100, Towson, MD. 21204. 

WTMD is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No phone calls, please. 

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  • Location
    Towson, Maryland
  • Department
    WTMD-Programming
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced
  • Compensation
    $50,000 - $55,000