Board Operator – FT or PT in washington ,District of Columbia at Cumulus Media

Date Posted: 9/14/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

CUMULUS MEDIA Washington DC is offering a great opportunity as a FullTime 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: 

Cumulus Washington, DC currently features 2 stations in the DC Metro Area and the surrounding counties, WMAL-FM and WSBN-AM (ESPN 630).  At Cumulus Washington, DC we strive to hire passionate, driven, resourceful, problem solvers who have the ability to drive the evolving, diverse culture of the Power of Radio to success. 

Cumulus owns and operates 460 radio stations in 94 U.S. markets, as well as Westwood One Networks, serving over 10,000 stations worldwide.  Over 225 million people per week engage with a Cumulus or Westwood One asset making it an exciting and unique career opportunity!  We are constantly creating new windows for success and strive to provide world class tools to help you succeed and reach your full potential as an employee. 

 

 

 

 

     

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:

We are seeking persons with a minimum of six months experience in operating audio control consoles and with the acumen to learn basic technical operational duties.

  • Some college radio or small market radio experience required
  • Working knowledge of pop culture, news, and sport
  • 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
  • 401K with company match to plan for the long-term
  • Paid Vacation & Holidays (only for FT roles)

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).

CHECK OUT OUR SIMILAR JOBS

  1. Broadcast Jobs
  2. Engineer Technician Jobs