Board Operator – PT in Fort Walton Beach, FL at Cumulus Media

Date Posted: 9/2/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

CUMULUS MEDIA |Fort Walton Beach-Destin has an immediate opening for a (Part-Time) Board Operator/Road Tech providing programming, on-site 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.

CUMULUS | Fort Walton Beach-Destin currently features 5 stations in the Fort Walton Beach area and surrounding counties.  Our stations include:  99.5 WKSM 99ROCK, 96.5 WZNS Z96, 93.3 WNCV Coast 93.3, 105.5 WYZB NASH-FM, 1260 WFTW News Talk.  The cluster of 5 stations reaches thousands of listeners daily.    

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
  • 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


  • Some college radio or small market radio experience preferred
  • Previous board operation experience preferred
  • Audio production skills preferred
  • Familiar with FCC rules and regulations and EAS guidelines
  • Proficient using computer systems such as audio editing and automation programs
  • Knowledge of basic electronic wiring and sound system set-up
  • Familiar with audio mixers a plus
  • Flexibility in scheduling required
  • 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

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


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