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Board Operator / On-Air Talent

companyiHeart Media
locationPhiladelphia, PA, USA
PublishedPublished: 2/3/2024
Part Time

iHeartMedia Markets

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The audio revolution is here - and iHeart is leading it! iHeartMedia, the number one audio company in America, reaches 90% of Americans every month -- a monthly audience that's twice the size of any other audio company - almost three times the size of the largest TV network - and almost 4 times the size of the largest ad-supported music streaming service. In fact, we have:

  • More #1 rated markets than the next two largest radio companies combined;
  • We're the largest podcast publisher, with more monthly downloads than the second- and third-largest podcast publishers combined. Podcasting, the fastest-growing new media, today has more monthly users than streaming music services or Netflix;
  • iHeart is the home of many of the country's most popular and trusted on-air personalities and podcast influencers, who build important connections with hundreds of communities across America;
  • We create and produce some of the most popular and well-known branded live music events in America, including the iHeartRadio Music Festival, the iHeartRadio Music Awards, the iHeartCountry Festival, iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina and the iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour;
  • iHeartRadio is the #1 streaming radio digital service in America;
  • Our social media footprint is 7 times larger than the next largest audio service; and
  • We have the only complete audio ad technology stack in the industry for all forms of audio, from on demand to broadcast radio, digital streaming radio and podcasting, which bring data, targeting and attribution to all forms of audio at an unparalleled scale. As a result, we're able to combine our strong leadership position in audience reach, usage and ad tech with powerful tools and insights for our sales organizations to help them build success for their clients at a more efficient cost than any other option.

Because we reach almost every community in America, we're committed to providing a range of programming that reflects the diversity of the many communities we serve - and our company reflects that same kind of diversity. Our company values stress collaboration, curiosity, welcoming dissent, accepting mistakes in the pursuit of new ideas, and respect for everyone.

Only one company in America has the #1 position in everything audio: iHeartMedia!

If you're excited about this role but don't feel your experience aligns perfectly with the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. At iHeartMedia we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace and are looking for teammates passionate about what we do!

What We Need:
Provides programming and control board support to On-Air Talent.

What You'll Do:

Responsibilities

• Operates control board for studios and remote programming.

• Regulates program timing, operates syndicated programming, and plays commercials.

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

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

• Protects 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 federally mandated broadcast standards.

• Processes time-out programming for accurate play back.

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

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

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

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

Qualifications

Competencies/Skills

• 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

Work Experience

• 6 months in a related role and/or technical training

Education

• High school graduate or G.E.D.

Certifications

• None required

What You'll Need:

Should have knowledge of the Philadelphia Market

Knowledge of the Alternative Music Format

And applicable social media skills reflective of the brand.

What You'll Bring:

Should have knowledge of the Philadelphia Market

Knowledge of the Alternative Music Format

And applicable social media skills reflective of the brand.

Minimum of 5 years on air experience or comparable creative broadcast skills.

Location:
Bala Cynwyd, PA: 2 Bala Plaza, Suite PL-41 & PL-50, 19004

Position Type:
Regular

Time Type:
Part time

Pay Type:
Hourly

Benefits:

iHeartMedia's benefits offering is flexible and offers a variety of choices to meet the diverse needs of our changing workforce, including the following:

  • Employer sponsored medical, dental and vision with a variety of coverage options (employees meeting ACA measurement)
  • A 401K plan
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) at no cost - services include telephonic counseling sessions, consultation on legal and financial matters, emotional well-being, family and caregiving
  • A range of additional voluntary programs, such as spending accounts, student loan refinancing, accident insurance and more!

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.

Non-Compete will be required for certain positions and as allowed by law.

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Required skills

  • Live Broadcast
  • Social Media Experience
  • Computer Hardware
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