Board Operator – FT or PT in Oklahoma City at Cumulus Media

Date Posted: 11/20/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

CUMULUS MEDIA | (OKLAHOMA CITY) is offering a great opportunity as a (Part-Time) Board Operator providing programming and control board support to On-Air Talent.  Our ideal candidate should possess an extremely good work ethic, be a self-starter, and be highly organized with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.  The position requires extreme reliability and flexibility. If you are a fast-learner familiar with audio equipment and automation, have a good demeanor around others, and have a passion for radio, read on.

Who We Are: OKLAHOMA CITY

CUMULUS | Oklahoma City currently features 7 stations in the Oklahoma City area and surrounding counties.  Our stations include: 100.5 KATT FM- Mainstream Rock, 104.9 KKWD FM- Rhythmic Top 40, 640 KWPN AM- ESPN Radio, 969.9 KQOB FM- Adult Hits, 98.9 KYIS FM- Hot Adult Hits, 930 AM-Sports Talk (Simulcast with WWLS), 98.1 WWLS FM- Sports Talk.  The cluster of 7 stations reaches thousands of listeners on a daily basis.     

Key Responsibilities:

  • Running the board in a radio station control room broadcasting a variety of live or pre-recorded local and syndicated radio programs
  • Playing all commercials as scheduled and maintaining a commercial and transmitter log
  • Selecting bumper music, when needed, and back-timing pre-recorded programs for smooth transition back to live programming
  • Monitors and updates weather, traffic and news reports into automation equipment
  • Monitor for EAS Alerts, Ambers Alerts and breaking news
  • Monitors the technical quality and accuracy of incoming and outgoing on-air programming from master control room
  • Assists with adjusting signal and programming content to ensure transmission meets federally mandated broadcast standards

 

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Some college radio or small market radio experience required/preferred
  • Previous board operation experience preferred
  • Audio production skills required
  • Familiar with FCC rules and regulations and EAS guidelines
  • Proficient using computer systems such as Microsoft Office Suite, OpX, AudioVault, Wide Orbit, ENCO, Soundgorge, Nuendo, Adobe Audition or other audio editing and automation programs
  • Knowledge of basic electronic wiring and sound system set-up
  • Familiar with audio mixers and remote monitoring systems for radio transmissions
  • Flexibility in scheduling required; majority of the hours are in the evenings, weekends and holidays
  • All new hires must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by date of hire, subject to legally-mandated accommodations

What we offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • Professional growth and career path
  • Focused, responsible and collaborative work environment with the ability, to ask “what if” and try innovative solutions
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance coverage - remove if PT role
  • 401K with company match to plan for the long-term
  • Paid Vacation & Holidays - remove if PT role

For immediate consideration, please visit https://cumulusmedia.jobs.net/

For more information about CUMULUS MEDIA, visit our website at: https://www.cumulusmedia.com/

CUMULUS MEDIA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

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