On Air Talent

Job Description:  
Requisition #: 21-1377 - On Air Talent
About Us: Hubbard Radio is a full-service media company with 16 radio stations and cutting-edge digital solutions in four of northern Minnesotas
most beautiful and active resort communities: Alexandria, Bemidji, Brainerd and Wadena. At Hubbard, we are looking for the best people in local
media to help build dominant brands that connect consumers and advertisers to build better businesses and communities. We succeed by always
doing the right thing with focus, urgency, and passion.
Job Overview: This position creates and performs live broadcasts that are entertaining and informative, that project the Companys desired on-air
image,and that achieve maximum audience acceptance and ratings. On Air Talent works closely with the programming and sales teams to grow
the Companys revenue and on-air and digital audience.
Job Responsibilities:
Plan, prepare and deliver live and recorded program content for station in an entertaining and professional manner in a style consistent with
the appropriate station format.
Prepare and create a topical show by gathering information from news flashes, wire copy, periodicals, computer, web and television.
Interview guests and other famous or public personalities, as well as moderating panels or discussion shows.
Answer phone lines and interview members of listening audience.
Write and reads or ad-lib segments to identify station, announce station breaks, commercials, etc.
Preparation of online blogs and similar social media activities on behalf of the Stations; the creation of podcasts or videos or both for online
distribution, and participation in, and use of, various digital media platforms.
Ensure that contests and promotions are conducted in compliance with FCC regulations, as well as federal and state laws.
Follow and enforce FCC regulations, station and company polices, including implementing stations/states EAS procedures.
Promote the Company and clients of the Company by planning and attending in-person appearances such as community events, including
hosting and assisting at charity functions and remote broadcasts.
Maintain positive relationships with national & local community.
Perform necessary and required technical functions of assigned air-shift, including the performingand logging of engineering readings.
Maintain the program and music logs and ensure that commercials or programs are aired at times logged and the program log is properly
signed, initialed and any omissions noted. Report all discrepancies on the Company Discrepancy Report. Record assigned commercial,
promotion or public service announcements in a professional manner.
Assure thorough, advance preparation of content, commercials, technical arrangements and show elements.
Maintain and build a positive cooperative attitude within the station. Build working relationships with co-workers, customers, vendors and the
general public.
Act in a professional manner when representing each station.
Attend and participate in meetings are required.
Report to work on time and work established schedule/hours. Ability to work other hours or alternate schedules as needed, as assigned or
Make public appearances.
Complete other duties as requested and needed.
Previous on air experience preferred. Degree in Communication, Journalism, related field or equivalent experience preferred.
Ability to establish listener motivation and loyalty in the target demographic.
Good conversationalist, well-read, knowledgeable and articulate in dealing with current affairs; Ability to enunciate clearly and interpret and
read copy fluently. Articulate information in clear, concise manner to others. Ability to read, hear and speak clearly and follow both oral and
written direction. Ability to think spontaneously and ad lib while on air and at appearances in a coherent manner in situations that can
change quickly.
Ability to operate all mechanical functions of preparing and delivering an on-air performance, including the recording," editing and playback
of listener telephone calls; the preparation of recorded "bits" and other show elements; the operation of the control room console and studio
Ability to write and create commercial production", voiceovers and imaging as needed.
Possess thorough knowledge and understanding of FCC rules and regulations which pertain to announcers, particularly but not limited to
Sections 315, 217 and 508.
Ability and willingness to be coached and directed by Program Director or Consultant.
Project an appropriate professional appearance and demeanor.
Ability to work in compliance with company policies and procedures.
Ability to function in a team environment.
Ability to work established schedule and other hours as needed.
Travel to and attend station promotional appearances including sales appearances.
Physical Requirements Ability to communicate in English, both verbally and in writing. Ability to multi-task with a variety of duties while
producing the show. Manual dexterity and fine motor skills to manipulate computer keys and board controls as well as general office
equipment (telephone, copier, etc.) for extended periods of time. Wear headsets and be confined to a specific space during the course of
work. Sit and/or stand for extended periods of time. Average pushing and pulling, bending," stooping and reaching overhead.The Company
may make reasonable accommodations to facilitate the ability to perform essential job functions.
Valid Drivers License and clean driving history required as determined by the Company. Driving record will be checked.
EEO Statement: We are an equal opportunity employer
Hubbard Radio
Job Location:  
Alex, Bemidji, Brainerd, Wadena......
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