PART-TIME BOARD OPERATOR

IHEARTMEDIA

The Board Operator provides programming and control board support to On-Air Talent.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Windows, Adobe Audition or similar audio editing software,

  • Wide Orbit or similar automation system

  • Time management and attention to detail

  • Ability to work without close supervision

  • Flexibility in work schedule, including evenings, overnight and weekends

  • Functions well in a fast-paced environment with tight timeframes and multiple demands

  • Works well in a team environment

FUNCTIONS:

  • Regulates program timing, operates syndicated programming and plays commercials

  • Monitors the technical quality and accuracy of incoming and outgoing on-air programming from the master control room

  • Supports off-air commercial production, dubbing music to hard disk and programming 
    automation computers

  • Protects the station’s license by censoring live programs and deleting words/phrases not permitted on air

  • Executes playlists for server, tape, or simulcast programming

  • Assists with adjusting signal and programming content to ensure transmission meets federal mandates broadcast standards

  • Processes time-out programming for accurate playback

  • Monitors and updates weather, traffic and news reports into automation equipment

  • Checks studio equipment for proper functioning and notifies Engineering of technical
    malfunctions affecting the quality of the broadcast. 

  • Screens in-coming phone calls and selectively chooses callers or On-Air Talent and talk shows.

  • Handles emergency inserts (e.g. news updates, breaking stories, alert systems tests, etc.)

EDUCATION

  • 6 months in a related role and/or technical

  • High school graduate or G.E.D.

PLEASE CONTACT SYLVIA JONES AT SYLVIAJONES@IHEARTMEDIA.COM