KXT Host / Operations & Production Coordinator

North Texas Public Broadcasting, Inc, dba KERA, the PBS and NPR affiliate of North Texas, is a not-for-profit public media organization reaching the fifth-largest media market in the United States through KERA TV, KERA 90.1 FM and music station KXT 91.7.  For nearly 60 years, North Texans have turned to KERA as a vibrant destination for community engagement and lifelong learning. KERA produces original multimedia content, carries the best in national and international public television and radio programs, and provides online resources at a constellation of websites, including kera.org, keranews.org, kxt.org and artandseek.org. We have an immediate opportunity for a highly qualified individual to join the KXT team as a KXT Host/Operations & Production Coordinator.

POSITION SUMMARY
This position hosts live and voice-tracked programming across the week. Additionally this position maintains the automation of the station, the ENCO database, and produces spots for KXT air. This person also fills in with KERA 90.1 board operation duties and helps record/edit/mix the KXT Live Sessions.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  • Host live and voice-tracked programming.
  • Ensure the integrity and operation of the KXT ENCO automation systems & data base.
  • Act as a liaison between KXT Programming and Engineering departments.
  • Trouble shoots equipment issues.
  • On call 24/7 for any KXT operational failures.
  • Produce all on air spots for KXT.
  • Record, edit, and mix KXT Live Session series, as needed.
  • Participate in KXT on air fund drives.
  • Assist programming, operations, and membership staff to ensure successful on-air drives for both KERA-FM and KXT.
  • Other duties as assigned. 

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS
Radio production and broadcast skills, with experience using digital control room, studio, broadcast, and editing and content management systems, such as ENCO, Adobe Audition CS6, Wheatstone network system and audio control consoles, IP-based interconnection equipment, and Burli CMS

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to work successfully as part of a team, and collaborate with internal and external contacts
  • Creative problem solver and self-starter, with sound judgment and the ability to complete multiple tasks precisely and on deadline
  • A demonstrably good ear for music that both fits the noncommercial public radio Triple A format, and helps build a significant and loyal audience.
  • College degree in media, broadcasting, music or a related field of study, or at least 3 years professional experience in broadcasting, audio and multimedia production or a related field
  • Knowledge of FCC rules and requirements
  • Valid Texas Driver’s License and insurance required for assignments/activities that may involve work outside the office. Must maintain a clean driving record. 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Background in performance/ public speaking
  • Knowledge of AAA format & associated music

PHYSICAL/ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, walk, use hands to type, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk; and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job with the ability to legally drive. The employee is sometimes required to lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Must have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and a clean driving record.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please provide a 1) resume; 2) cover letter summarizing professional accomplishments and qualifications relative to the position and 3) an air-check.  Please also state how you found out about this position. Submit your information via one of the contact methods below.

  • Email to:          resume@kera.org
  • Fax to:             214-740-9323
  • Mail to:            Human Resources, KERA,  3000 Harry Hines Blvd.,  Dallas, Texas 75201

North Texas Public Broadcasting is an Equal Opportunity Employer. (Posted: 8/25/19)

Institutional Giving Coordinator

Job Profile Title
Grants Coordinator B

Job Description Summary
The Coordinator’s primary responsibility is to identify, prepare, write, submit and manage grant proposals to government, corporate, individual, and foundation funding sources. 
This is a part-time role. Please note that the posted pay range for this role reflects a full-time pay instead of part-time pay range; again, this is a part-time role. 
The pay range reflects a 40 hour a week full time equivalent salary.

Job Description
WXPN, a public media service of the University of Pennsylvania, is seeking a creative, results-oriented professional with a passion for arts and culture to be the Institutional Giving Coordinator; this position plays a key role in realizing WXPN’s mission to connect artists and audiences. The Coordinator will work closely with the WXPN executive team and membership colleagues to raise funds from foundations and corporations to support WXPN’s nonprofit, public service. This is a 20 hour a week part-time position with University benefits. The Coordinator’s primary responsibility is to identify, prepare, write, submit and manage grant proposals to government, corporate, individual, and foundation funding sources. In addition, the IG Coordinator serves as the WXPN liaison with the Office of Research Services at Penn, formalizes relations with family foundations currently managed by the MGO, and helps identify new funding opportunities.

Qualifications:
Minimum 1 to 2 years grant writing experience. Minimum 2 to 3 account/project management experience at a nonprofit. Excellent writing, interpersonal and organizational skills. Ability to maintain a fine attention to detail in a fast-paced work environment.

Preferred Skills:
Bachelor’s degree in a related field, such as English, marketing, communications, organizational development, writing, etc. Experience working at an arts & culture focused nonprofit. Experience working within a college or university infrastructure. Proven track record in donor cultivation and securing support from Institutional Giving sources. Salesforce proficiency. Passion for music.

Job Location – City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School
President’s Center

Affirmative Action Statement
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements
Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

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How To Apply
Formal application for this position MUST be made through the University of Pennsylvania Online Employment System on the https://www.hr.upenn.edu/PennHR/careers-at-penn website.

Deadline for Applications: September 27, 2019
No phone calls, please. 
 (Posted: 8/23/19)

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Director, Audiences & Brand Strategy,  WYEP and WESA

Position Overview:
The Director of Audiences & Brand Strategy will drive listening, engagement and measurable consumer interaction with our products and services by envisioning, developing and executing effective and quantifiable strategies and activities. This position is responsible for creating growth in our overall audience service and our membership ranks, working with our broadcast, streaming and digital platforms to grow participants and listeners and to drive more frequent engagement with them by individual users. This position will work with the events staff to bring more attendees to live events and increase the frequency of attendance by individual attendees. The Director of Audiences and Brand Strategy supervises two direct reports within the department. For Job Duties, Company Information, EOE and More Information, click here. (Posted: 7/3/19)

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More information on the Part Time Host role can be found here. The application deadline is July 3. (Posted: 6/14/19)

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Program Director – iHeartMedia Stations

Current employees and contingent workers click here to apply and search by the Job Posting Title.

Job Summary:
Leads all aspects of radio station’s on-air experience in a leadership and operations role, responsible for talent, content, programming, and online presence.

Responsibilities
• Reviews and determines all commercial and paid programming content; decides music play lists; schedules programming in conformance with FCC rules and regulations, company policy and applicable federal, state, and local laws; protects station license.
• Plans and oversees tone, programming, production, sound & theme, website, online presence, and social media.
• Collaborates with Production to enlist musical direction and seeks options that meet editorial scope.
• Fields record label calls, schedules music, and checks social media to ensure music remains consistent with station’s brand.
• Identifies, recruits, and coaches on-air talent, producers, news directors, and reporters, e.g., frequently listens/airchecks sessions with on-air talent,
• Provides direction to DJ and audio engineer on content
• Partners with Market President, Programming and Sales in support of local and corporate business goals to increase market share, listeners, ratings, advertiser satisfaction, and revenue while aligning programming fit with client, station, and audience; creates talent and station marketing, promotion, and image campaigns.
• Determines and maintains creative vision for station(s) to enhance station image and visibility within the community.
• Evaluates programming available from distributors, syndicators, and independent producers to recommend acquisitions for broadcast.
• Schedules staff for on-air shifts, remotes, and appearances.
• Ensures staff has taken/passed/maintained all company programs, plans, and training (e.g., RBI, Payola/Plugola).
• Prepares and manages Programming Department budget on a yearly, quarterly, and monthly basis.
• Establishes and maintains professional relationships with producers, artists’ managers, composers and other industry contacts.
• Handles all payables according to company policy and in a prompt fashion.

Qualifications
• Extensive knowledge of FCC broadcast rules and regulations; knowledge of federal, state and local contesting rules and regulations
• Demonstrated ability to use tools to gather and analyze ratings data, make business decisions based on analysis; sound judgment and quality decision-making skills
• Extensive knowledge of Diary data analysis; working knowledge of RCS products including GSelector and NexGen
• Knowledge and appreciation of diverse music genres, excellent on-air performance, familiarity with radio programming
• Excellent team leadership and delegation skills, including motivation of staff; can set goals & expectations, provide honest feedback and manage performance
• Strong interpersonal skills
• High degree of planning and organizing skills; can multi-task and meet specific deadlines
• Flexible, creative, and innovative in using technology to deepen listener relationships
• Ability to think both tactically and strategically
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively with others
• Superior oral and written communication skills; excellent grammar; can adjust communications style based on audience needs
• Entrepreneurial and assertive in meeting goals
• Ability to influence others, inspire innovation and ensure a client focus

Work Experience
• Prior experience directing and managing a team
• Experience with local formats preferred
• Prior experience as a broadcaster, either in news, sports, or as a DJ preferred
• Prior experience as a Program Director or Assistant Program Director preferred

Education
• 4-year college degree preferred

Certifications
• None required

Location
Whitehall, PA: 1541 Alta Drive, Suite 400, 18052

Position Type
Regular

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status. Our organization participates in E-Verify. Click here to learn about E-Verify. Current employees and contingent workers click here to apply and search by the Job Posting Title.
(Posted: 6/3/19)

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FMQB is always looking for interns. Candidates should preferably have solid writing skills and an interest in journalism. Good office skills and phone technique is essential. Interns must receive college credit for their work.
Mail, fax or e-mail your cover letter and resume to: FMQB, Executive Mews, 1930 E. Marlton Pike, Suite F-36, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003. Fax (856) 424-6943. Phone (856) 424-9114. E-mail: fmqb@fmqb.com.