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Station Name: CHISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING
Position Title: News Director
Position Category: News
Full-Time Position? Yes
Type of Station? Radio
Broadcasting Sector: Commercial
Geographic Market: Enid
Date Position Starts:
Date Position Ends:
Application Deadline:
Position Duties: Chisholm Trail Broadcasting is looking for the next shining star to be News Director for our three station cluster in Northwestern Oklahoma. CTB’s commitment to news is very important and applicant will be responsible for the gathering and recording of news for all newscasts (currently seven per day Monday - Friday). CTB is also heavily into local sports and is looking for an applicant who loves sports as this person will be the new play by play voice for the Area Game of the Week on one of our FM stations and will have lots of opportunities for broadcasting football, basketball, and baseball games. Applicant will also schedule and record area civic leaders and local groups for a daily three minute public affairs program as well as scheduling and helping groups who wish to record local public service announcements for their upcoming events. The News Director also coordinates and hosts all election coverage. Since CTB is a small, tight-knit group, the ability to do production is required as well as voice tracking an air shift on one of our FM stations and some live remotes as needed. CTB is looking for someone who can build a close relationship with local police and law enforcement officials as well as being civic minded and enjoys getting out in the public and help with civic projects such as the MS Walk, 4RKids, and other charitable foundations or civic groups.
Work Schedule: A typical day will be from 5:30 a.m. to about 10:00 a.m. with a mid-day break and then from 2:00 p.m. to about 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday, but will also be needed as news warrants.
Required Experience: Actual radio experience doing newscasts and/or sportscasts with a background of broadcasting sports play-by-play.
Preferred Experience:
Required Education:
Preferred Education: A Bachelor's degree in broadcast related field is preferred, but not required for the right candidate with the right experience.
Skills Required: The ability to know what is news and to be able to properly write and convey that news to the listeners. Applicant must also have a background of doing sports play by play for football, basketball, and baseball.
Skills Preferred: Knowledge of computer audio editing software such as Cool Edit / Adobe Audition and an understanding of computer automation systems, especially Nexgen Automation. Experience with remote and sports broadcast equipment gear and the ability to set up and broadcast from a remote location is a plus.
Submission Materials: Please send resume with air-check sample demonstrating the ability to do newscasts, production work, and sports play by play to rroggow@knid.com or send to Chisholm Trail Broadcasting Attn. Ricky Roggow P.O. Box 952 Enid, Ok 73702
Contact Name: Ricky Roggow
Contact Address: 316 East Willow Road, P.O. Box 952
Contact City/State/Zip: Enid/OK/73701
Contact E-Mail: rroggow@knid.com
Contact Phone: (580) 237-1390
Contact Fax: (580) 242-1390
EEO Status: Chisholm Trail Broadcasting is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Posting Submitted: 10/15/2017

The above information was accurate as of the posting date. If an application deadline is not specified, OAB will post the job for 45 days; therefore, this job may no longer be available. Job seekers are advised to check with the station to confirm the opening before applying.

 

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