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General Manager, KTNA, Talkeetna, AK (Posted 8/31/2021)

Application Deadline: 9/27/2021

Talkeetna Community Radio, Inc., (KTNA) located in Talkeetna, Alaska, announces an opening for the position of General Manager. KTNA provides locally-produced and syndicated programming, with a purpose to inform, enrich, and connect the community on-air, online, and face-to-face.

The General Manager is the executive position of Talkeetna Community Radio, Inc. (KTNA) and leads a team of staff and volunteers to achieve KTNA’s mission to enrich and connect the communities of the upper Susitna Valley. The General Manager (GM) ensures the financial and legal health of the corporation; ensures sufficient funds are available for station operations; and maintains the station’s broadcast equipment and facilities. The GM represents the station to the local community and seeks opportunities for collaboration with other public radio stations and local non-profits. The GM reports to a member-elected Board of Directors, prepares information necessary for their informed policy decisions, and implements the board’s policies and strategic plan. The GM keeps KTNA up-to-date with changes and trends in technology, media, and public broadcasting as the public media industry continues to evolve.

KTNA is a community-supported public radio station primarily serving the upper Susitna Valley of south-central Alaska. The 2020 census counts more than 5,300 people living in the unincorporated communities of Willow, Talkeetna, Trapper Creek, and Chase, and thousands more stream KTNA online and follow its website and social media presence. Residents enjoy a rural lifestyle more than 70 miles from the nearest stoplight and major shopping center. For more information about KTNA and Talkeetna visit http://www.ktna.org, http://www.TalkeetnaChamber.org/relocating/, and http://www.TalkeetnaMuseum.org/History-and-museum/.

A full job description is available at http://www.ktna.org/GeneralManager. This is a full-time, exempt position with salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include a generous paid leave package.

To apply submit a letter of interest, resume, and minimum three references to GMsearch@ktna.org. Priority consideration will be given to applications received before September 27, 2021. Interested parties are encouraged to contact KTNA with questions at GMsearch@ktna.org or (907) 733-1700.
Salary Range: 45,000 – 50,000
Deadline: 9/27/21

Operations Assistant, KWLP, Peach Springs, AZ, HUALAPAI NATION (Posted 8/23/2021)

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

JOB TITLE: Radio Station Operations Assistant
DEPARTMENT: Hualapai Health Department
CLASS: Full Time
SALARY: DOE

SUMMARY OF JOB DUTIES:
This position will be under the direction and supervision of the Radio Station General Manager/Program Manager and be a position in the Health, Education and Wellness Department. All functions of this position will be performed in accordance with any applicable program, department, and Tribe and Federal agency regulations and consistent with the Radio Station’s Mission Statement and Policy and Procedure Manual, and the Department’s Vision and Mission Statements. This position will perform radio station technical tasks, consistent with the job descriptions of the Radio Station Operations/Sales Manager and/or Radio Station Field Operator positions, as assigned by the Station Manager, based on interest and aptitude of the employee and needs of the station. This position may be supervised and trained by other Radio Station staff as delegated by the Station Manager. This position may be required to attend and pass college level radio broadcast training courses and other online and in-person training as a priority and as assigned and selected by the Station Manager, if such training has not already been accomplished at time of hire. This position will require alternative and irregular work hours.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Assist in the day-to-day technical operations of the radio station as assigned, in particular functions, tasks and duties which may be primarily identified and assigned to the Radio Station Technical Assistant and Field Operator positions which are incorporated by reference into this description.
• Audio production and broadcasting, including, but not be limited to:
o Prepare and deliver news, sports or weather reports, gathering and rewriting material to convey appropriately and to fit into specified time slots, subject to prior approval of Station Manager.
o Read news announcements to inform listeners of important community and regional events requested by community members and other department and program staff, as assigned and approved by the Station Manager.
o Design, plan and host a regular broadcast show according to the policy of the station and as assigned and approved by the station manager; including research, outreach and preparing for and conducting interviews and commentary, commenting on music, weather, traffic and similar current issues and promoting events and the station and its other programming.
• Make regular reports and participate in meetings and training as required by the program, department and Tribe.
• Participate in community, sports and promotional events that are broadcast live or at which the station is providing MC/DJ or other services, as assigned by the Station Manager, including but not limited to:
o Set up, tear down and operate field transmission equipment outside the studio including sound board (mixer,) microphones and speaker systems.
o Organize recording sessions, and prepare areas such as radio booths for recording.
o Lift/move heavy objects and equipment up to 30 pounds.
• Other tasks as assigned by the Station Manager and Department Director, including, depending upon interest and aptitude, but not be limited to:
o Install broadcast equipment, trouble shoot equipment problems, and perform minor repairs (hand tools may be required.)
o Operate and maintain transmissions, recording and broadcasting equipment.
o Retrieve, process, load and schedule broadcast content from a variety of sources and maintain logs regarding the same.
o Transport and assist community volunteers in broadcasting as assigned by the Station Manager.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS :
• High School Diploma or equivalent required.
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills required.
• Basic computer skills including Microsoft Word, Publisher, Power Point and Excel required.
• Interest in the technical field of radio broadcast, such as technical operations and audio production required.
• Willingness to pursue and/or present participation in program to obtain a minimum of an Associate’s degree or related certification in a technical broadcast field and/or area of study required, if not already obtained.
• Interest in electronic equipment, audio and recording equipment and other audio devices and software required.
• Must have a valid driver’s license and be eligible for coverage by Tribe’s insurance, as well as pass a GSA on-line defensive driving course within 90 days of hire.
• Must have a valid fingerprint clearance card and pass the Tribe’s Human Resources background check.
• Must have a valid CPR certification or be able to earn one within 90 days of hire.
• Must submit to and pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screening and random test thereafter.

PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING AND SKILLS:
• Knowledge of digital technology including telephone, e-mail, internet and website management, social media and related etiquette and operations preferred.
• Willingness to pursue and/or present participation in a program to obtain a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or other higher education in broadcasting, communications and/or marketing and advertising sales or related fields preferred.
• Interest in telecommunications systems, transmission, broadcasting and operation preferred.
• Interest in communications and media production and programming content acquisition and dissemination techniques and methods preferred.
• Familiarity and experience with audio production software such as audacity and audio blocks preferred.
• Familiarity with broadcast software including SAM and ENCO preferred.
• Experience in on-air broadcasting and/or journalism preferred.
• Experience working with Native American communities, in a media environment, with volunteers and with youth is preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
Submit a completed Employment Application to: Human Resources Department, PO Box 179, Peach Springs, AZ 86434, fax (928) 769-1191, or call (928) 769-2215/2216 for information. To be considered for employment, the Human Resources Department must receive a completed application by 5:00 PM on the closing date. A resume’ will not be accepted in lieu of a completed employment application. All applications and supporting documentation submitted becomes the property of the Human Resources Department, please keep copies for your own reference.

Qualified applicants will be interviewed and required to demonstrate skills.

PREFERENCE:
All applicants are considered without regard to age, sex, race, national origin, religion, marital status, or physical disability. However, preference will be extended to qualified Hualapai Tribal members in accordance with Hualapai Tribe personnel policy and preference may be extended to persons of Native American descent in accordance with Public Law 88-353, Section 703 (702-71) and Public Law 93-638, Section 7B.

THE HUALAPAI TRIBE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/PROGRAM
Auxiliary aids and services available upon request to individuals with disabilities
Salary Range: $20.00 to $23.00 hourly DOE and great benefits!
Deadline: open until filled

Operations Manager/Sales Associate, KWLP, Peach Springs, AZ, HUALAPAI NATION (Posted 8/23/2021)

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB TITLE: Radio Station Operations Manager and Sales Associate
DEPARTMENT: Hualapai Health Department
CLASS: Full-time
SALARY: DOE

SUMMARY OF JOB DUTIES:
This position is currently under the direction and supervision of the Radio Station Manager and is a position in the Health, Education and Wellness Department. This position will work with internal and external entities to operate a community, commercial radio station. All functions of this position will be performed in accordance with the program’s, Department’s and Tribe’s policy and procedures, applicable guidelines and requirements of originating broadcast sources and any applicable Federal agency regulations. This position will collaborate and coordinate with other Radio Station staff, Health Department staff, community volunteers and Tribe programs and departments to implement radio station programming, based upon the needs and interests of the station, the participating youth and the community, consistent with the Radio Station’s Mission Statement and other applicable guidelines, rules and regulations and as directed by the Station Manager. This position shall sell or solicit advertising and sponsors for the radio station. This position will produce, organize and participate in commercial spots, and promotional events for the Radio Station, appear at community events and appear on-air. This position shall function in the capacity of a Radio Station Operations Manager, Production Manager and Sales Associate. This position will coordinate with other station staff and technical consultants as delegated and directed by the Station Manager. This position will perform other radio station tasks as assigned by the Station Manager, including supervising volunteers and the Operations Assistant position. This position requires alternative and irregular work hours.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Assist in the day-to-day operations of the Radio Station as needed.
• Assists with the technical operations of the station, including but not limited to the following:
o Monitor strength, clarity, and reliability of incoming and outgoing signals, and adjust equipment as necessary to maintain quality broadcasts and log transmitter readings and control audio equipment to regulate the volume and sound quality during radio broadcasts and make required readings and log entries, such as on transmitter and E.A.S. equipment and to ascertain scheduled programming is airing.
o Perform regular electronic equipment cleaning and repair and report equipment problems, ensure that repairs are made, and perform minor repairs on electronic and computer equipment as needed and promptly notify supervisors when major equipment repairs are needed. .
o Play, record and load station content using automation systems.
o Upload, download and convert to proper format for transmission, programming which the station may be rebroadcasting, and communicate and coordinate efforts and activities with originating broadcast sources, including satellite and other content depots and providers and make appropriate log entries as directed;
o Maintain all programming logs and make regular reports, as required by station management and the Federal Communications Commission, if applicable.
o Install, adjust, and operate electronic equipment and related software to record, edit, and transmit radio programs and compress, digitize, duplicate, and store audio data.
o Conduct training sessions on use, and design of audio materials, broadcast techniques and show planning and formatting and on operation of equipment with participating volunteers and assistant.
o Monitor broadcasts to ensure programs conform to station, network or other applicable standards and regulations and report to station manager regarding same as directed.

• Provide primary production functions for the station, including but not limited to:
o Create music and speech digital interface for special productions and public service announcements.
o Reproduce, duplicate and edit sound and speech recordings for production broadcasts.
o Assist in writing scripts for local PSAs, Station Promotions and Community event promotions.
o Record speech, music and other sounds on recording media using recording equipment appropriate for broadcast and maintain records of such activities.
o Solicit, prepare and assist volunteers and other Department and Tribal staff recording and broadcasting community public service announcements and other radio programming of community interest, as well as monitor frequency and timing of broadcasts, and ensure compliance with station and other applicable policies and regulations.
• Provide the primary sales functions for the station, including but not limited to the following:
o Develop advertising sales campaigns and programs and effectively and regularly implement and sell radio advertising, trades and event services; locate and contact potential customers to offer advertising service and sponsorship, including barter and solicitation of give-away items for listeners and provide on-going customer service, and including explaining to customers how specific types of advertising will help promote their products or services in the most effective way possible and helping them design and write advertising which meets their desires and preferences and target customers.
o Maintain assigned account bases while developing new accounts and monitor and report commercial broadcast “traffic” in coordination with the station manager and other program staff, and well as prepare and manage related invoicing, unless otherwise delegated by the station manager.

• Participate in program, department and community meetings, events and training, including transporting and assembling portable audio equipment.
• Assists with communicating verbally and in writing about station activities to the Health Department, community, Tribal Council and other funding sources.
• Prepare reports and presentations as directed in a timely fashion.
• Primarily responsible for the training and supervision of the Operations Assistant position and community volunteers, including preparation for and facilitation of related meetings.
• Performs other duties as assigned, including acting as a broadcast and on-air DJ and preparing performances for such, as necessary, utilizing service and other authorized sources and otherwise in compliance with the radio station Mission statement.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS REQUIRED/PREFERRED:
• Associates degree or related certification in a technical broadcast field and/or area of study required. Bachelor’s Degree or other higher education in broadcasting, communications and/or marketing and advertising sales or related fields preferred.
• Proficiency with word or word perfect, publisher, power point and excel and demonstrated proficiency in audio production, broadcast and traffic software required.
• Minimum of 2 years of experience in the technical field of radio broadcast, such as operations technician and audio production required. Additional experience in on-air broadcasting and journalism preferred.
• Minimum of 2 years’ experience in operations, production and on-air broadcasting in the radio industry preferred.
• Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, audio and recording equipment and devices, and knowledge of related computer software and hardware programming and application and demonstrated ability to implement effectively and consistently and repair required.
• Knowledge of telecommunications systems transmission, broadcasting, switching, control and operation required.
• Knowledge of communications and media production and satellite, file and cloud content acquisition and dissemination techniques and methods required.
• Knowledge and experience in advertising sales and fundraising required.
• Minimum of 2 to 5 years experience in radio advertising sales preferred.
• Knowledge and experience with radio engineering science and technology preferred.
• Demonstrated good verbal and written communications skills required.
• Experience working with Native American communities, volunteers and youth is preferred.
• Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
• Must have a valid drivers’ license, be eligible for the tribe’s insurance and complete a GSA online driving course within 90 days.
• Must have a valid fingerprint clearance card and pass the Tribe’s pre-employment Human Resources background check.
• Must have a valid CPR certification or be able to earn one within 90 days.
• Must submit to and pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screening and random tests thereafter.
• Must submit to and pass a pre-employment background check, drug/alcohol screening and random testing thereafter.

HOW TO APPLY:
Submit a completed Employment Application to: Human Resources Department, PO Box 179, Peach Springs, AZ 86434, fax (928) 769-1191, or call (928) 769-2215/2216 for information. To be considered for employment, the Human Resources Department must receive a completed application by 5:00 PM on the closing date. A resume’ will not be accepted in lieu of a completed employment application. All applications and supporting documentation submitted becomes the property of the Human Resources Department, please keep copies for your own reference.

All eligible applicants will be interviewed and given an opportunity to demonstrate requisite knowledge and skills.

PREFERENCE:
All applicants are considered without regard to age, sex, race, national origin, religion, marital status, or physical disability. However, preference may be extended to persons of Native American descent in accordance with Public Law 88-353, Section 703 (702-71) and Public Law 93-638, Section 7B.
THE HUALAPAI TRIBE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/PROGRAM
Auxiliary aids and services available upon request to individuals with disabilities
Salary Range: $25.00 hourly and GREAT benefits
Deadline: open until filled

Program Director, KUVO Jazz, Denver, CO (Posted 8/16/2021)

Application Deadline: 10/1/2021 (or Open Until Filled)

Summary:
Rocky Mountain Public Media, Inc. (RMPM) is the parent company of Rocky Mountain PBS, KUVO Jazz and The Drop. Over a million Coloradans turn to Rocky Mountain PBS, KUVO Jazz and The Drop to discover provocative and inspiring local, national and international programming; find diverse viewpoints; score front row center seats to world-class performances; and experience lifelong learning opportunities every month.

The Program Director will be an enthusiastic and dedicated team player who is responsible for the on-air sound of KUVO Jazz with the General Manager, including helping to determine, implement, and supervise multiple shows and formats. The Program Director is an integral part of KUVO Jazz’s station management team, reporting directly to the General Manager and supervising a team of Programming Staff.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Oversees daily operations of KUVO Jazz, supervises personnel, and is responsible for overall broadcast programming.
• Helps develop and implement the vision of what the station should be and whom it will serve in the community.
• Articulates the station’s vision and helps the staff understand their role in achieving that vision.
• Designs and executes the station’s sound and program schedule, making it the best possible service for our listeners.
• Manages the KUVO Jazz Programming Staff (including but not limited to Music Director, Music Producer, On-Air Hosts) and volunteers; maintains working relationship with all departments within the station. Meets with Programming Staff weekly.
• Monitors and provides constructive feedback on the station sound to all on-air hosts.
• Conducts air checks with on-air staff.
• Conducts audience research, analyzes and prepares reports showing who listens, when, and for how long.
• Communicates and responds to station listeners needs.
• Monitors trends, legislation and regulations that are relevant to the program’s mission and makes program and advocacy recommendations to the General Manager and leadership team.
• Implements community news features into station’s format to increase audience.
• Supervises all special features, programs and remote broadcasts.
• Hosts all air shifts as needed.
• Previews programs for inclusion into current and future program schedule, including second channel streaming and HD Broadcast channels.
• Consults and works with Production Director in establishing production priorities.
• Helps coordinate and produce station promotional and on-air fundraising activities including on-air promotions.
• Consults and works with Music Director in establishing music library database priorities and musical consistency of the sound.
• Coordinates all on-air fundraising workshops with Development Director. Works with Membership Services to produce and execute on-air membership campaigns
• Collaborates with the Marketing Department in coordinating and providing content for the web site.
• Works directly with national program network services and producers.
• Works with the GM on budgetary matters.
• Serves as back up to the General Manager for all official designated duties.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS OF POSITION
• High school diploma or GED
• Minimum of five years’ experience in radio programming and management service.

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS OF POSITION
• Innovative and creative broadcaster with strong leadership and motivational skills.
• Demonstrative track record of leadership in building audiences through effective radio programming.
• Manages multiple priorities and brings new concepts to fruition.
• Possesses excellent management and communication skills with the ability to work in a highly collaborative work environment.
• Knowledge of music formats with an emphasis on jazz and Latino music.
• Awareness of minority community affairs is vital.
• Evaluation and utilization of Public Radio research findings to maintain and increase audience is essential.
• Ability to represent KUVO’s interest to select partners, communities, National organizations, and other public service organizations.

PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION: Persons interested in this position must apply at http://www.rmpbs.org/jobs. Please submit the following items:

– A cover letter detailing how the applicant’s qualifications fit the needs of RMPM and information on how the applicant found out about the job opening.
– A resume detailing education, training, and employment experience.

Position will be posted at http://www.rmpbs.org/jobs until filled. No phone calls please. KRMA-TV/KTSC-TV/KRMJ-TV/KRMU-TV/KRMZ-TV and KUVO-FM/KVJZ-FM are licensed to and operated by Rocky Mountain Public Media, Inc. as non-commercial public television and radio.
Salary Range: Starting salary is $70K
Deadline: 10/1/2021

News Director, KMUN 91.9 – KTCB 89.5 – KCPB 90.9, Astoria, OR (Posted 8/16/2021)

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

KMUN seeks News Director
Love the North Oregon Coast? Love radio? KMUN seeks an enthusiastic, self-motivated team member
to lead our News Department. KMUN is a listener-powered, volunteer-operated community radio station
serving the Lower Columbia Pacific Region with local and national news, public affairs and music.
KMUN has approximately 1,200 members, 120 volunteers, 7 staff members, and reaches a potential
audience of 85,000 listeners across 5 counties in rural NW Oregon and SW Washington. Find out more
about KMUN and the Tillicum Foundation at kmun.org.

The News Director is a permanent, full-time position @ 40 Hours/Week

Salary/benefits: $35,000-$45,000 depending on experience, $5,000/year non-taxed Health
Reimbursement Account, paid vacation and holidays

Depending on the candidate, this can potentially be a part time position.

Please submit resume, cover letter and up to 3 professional references to:
Graham Nystrom
PO BOX 269
Astoria, OR 97103
Or email graham@kmun.org

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Desired start date no later than Dec 1, 2021.
KMUN is an equal opportunity employer that celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an
inclusive environment for all employees.

Position Summary
KMUN is a nonprofit, publicly owned community radio station. A significant part of the Tillicum
Foundation mission is to provide high quality local, regional, national and global news. The News
Director manages and distributes local, regional and national news on-air and online, oversees
production and on-air anchoring of radio newscasts and public affairs programs, directs the assignment
of coverage for news stories, and covers and prepares news stories for broadcast. Provides editorial
decision making and guidance to ensure compliance and accuracy, and that deadlines are met in a
fast-paced environment. Trains and supervises qualified volunteer reporters and grant-funded news
staff. This position reports directly to the Station Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities
1. Directs the gathering and production of news content for broadcast and digital platforms,
leveraging the use of digital tools to enhance news gathering and dissemination.
2. Supervises volunteer reporters, which includes work allocation, training, and problem
resolution; evaluates performance and makes recommendations for personnel actions;
motivates volunteers to achieve peak productivity and performance.
3. Ensures compliance with Tillicum Foundation policies and federal, state, and local
regulations governing news coverage.
4. Generates assignments and evaluates news leads and news tips to develop stories.
5. Gathers and verifies factual information regarding stories through interview, observation and
research; ensures the accuracy of news programs.
6. Edits news material and reporter submissions; prepares and writes stories according to
prescribed editorial style and format standards, and serves as fill-in host.
7. Interacts with senior management in the development, implementation and maintenance of
policies, objectives, short-and long-range planning; develops and implements projects and
programs to assist in accomplishment of established goals.
8. Participates in the development and management of the News Department annual operating
budget.
9. Monitors equipment usage and ensures the maintenance of equipment inventories.
10. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree; at least 3 years of experience directly related to the duties and
    responsibilities specified.
  • Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education
    requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Ability to problem solve, make immediate decisions and provide leadership skills and
    examples.
  • Ability to develop and deliver news reports and programs on-air and online.
    Knowledge of broadcast and web-based journalism principles and techniques.
  • Ability to supervise and train as many as 3 volunteer reporters, to include organizing,
    prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of on-air and online techniques/procedures, protocols, and standards.
  • Knowledge of news and public affairs radio program production.
  • Ability to collect, evaluate, and adapt news and public affairs items for incorporation into
    on-air and/or online content.
  • Ability to make broadcast programming decisions within defined parameters.
  • Knowledge of laws, regulations, conventions and protocols relating to the delivery of news
    and public affairs content.
  • Skill in the use of journalistic research and methods and techniques.
  • Knowledge of editorial and ethical standards for the research and development of
    journalistic articles and/or presentations.
  • Knowledge of budget preparation, cost estimating, monitoring, and fiscal management
    principles and procedures.
  • Journalism writing skills.
  • Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control.

Conditions of Employment

  • A valid OR or WA driver’s license will be required if a motor vehicle must be operated on the
    job.
  • Work, may on occasion, require travel throughout the state.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

  • No or very limited physical effort required.
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.
  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.

 

Senior Producer – Native America Calling: KNBA 90.3 FM & Koahnic Broadcast Corporation, Albuquerque, New Mexico (Posted 8/11/2021)

Application Deadline: 9/30/2021

Koahnic Broadcast Corp. seeks a talented and driven producer to help guide ‘Native America Calling,’ the only live national radio call-in talk show that focuses on Native perspectives. We are looking for someone who can help deliver compelling ideas to engage audiences on the air and through digital platforms. Duties include: working in a team environment to generate and research program topics, booking and pre-interviewing guests, writing compelling and accurate copy, helping engage social media audiences, providing direction and support during live shows, and occasionally fill in as
back-up host when needed.

The ideal candidate has a detailed and demonstrated knowledge of Native issues and the movers, shakers and experts that can bring a topic to life for an audience, can look at issues from different sides and viewpoints, can effectively communicate verbally and in writing, can deliver on deadline, and seeks solutions rather than problems. This position requires someone who keeps current on national news and trends, can work both independently and as part of a team, and can accurately convey complex issues in ways the average person can grasp.

Deadline to apply: September 30, 2021

To apply: submit a cover letter, resume and 3 references, a sample of work, and a completed KBC Application for Employment (located at nativeamericacalling.org) to HR@knba.org. Koahnic Broadcast Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.

SUMMARY OF JOB RESPONSIBILITY:
Conceive and develop shows for live, daily call-in talk show, Native America Calling (NAC). Contact and arrange guests, text and technical support for show host on topics that affect Native Americans and Alaska Natives.

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTY EXAMPLES:
1. Work closely with show staff and Executive Producer for National Programs to conceive, develop and bring to air at least three shows per week on timely subjects that affect Native Americans and Alaska Natives from a Native perspective.

2. Direct live show providing pertinent information to show host and technical staff.

3. Remain informed of key issues that affect Native Americans and Alaska Natives.

4. Work on deadline to develop timely, accurate and culturally appropriate written documents, including scripts, promos, program descriptions, research backgrounds and other used by the host and on digital platforms.

5. Maintain sources and contacts of people who can speak to issues in an informative way. Find show guests and identify questions appropriate to their expertise and opinions. Ensure appropriate contrary viewpoints are represented and given a fair chance to respond to topics.

6. Ensure all pre-show production is completed.

7. Participates in daily editorial meetings and regular discussions necessary to make sure all appropriate information is developed for each show and to plan for subsequent shows.

8. Occasionally fill in as host of the live show when needed

9. Work with staff to produce text, video or graphics for social media and other digital platforms to inform or engage audiences and to promote shows.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
1. A Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications or related field; Experience in broadcast field is preferred.

2. Must possess the ability to read, analyze and interpret information related to Native Americans and Alaska Natives and convey that information to the public in an engaging way.

3. Exceptional communication skills with managers, staff and a live audience.

4. Extensive, detailed experience in and knowledge of Native American and Alaska Native issues.

5. Must have excellent written, oral, presentation and communication skills.

6. Must have demonstrated time management and problem-solving skills.

7. Must have above average proficiency in the use of computer software including but not limited to Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Prefer experience with digital audio production.

8. Must be able to operate within a normal office environment to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. An employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

9. Employee is expected to maintain an appropriate business appearance, neat and clean as determined by the requirements of the area in which the employee works.

Deadline to apply: September 30, 2021

To apply: submit a cover letter, resume and 3 references, a sample of work, and a completed KBC Application for Employment (located at nativeamericacalling.org) to HR@knba.org. Koahnic Broadcast Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.
Salary Range: $20.00 – $24.00
Deadline: September 30th, 2021

Native America Calling Host: KNBA 90.3 FM & Koahnic Broadcast Corporation, Albuquerque, New Mexico (Posted 8/11/2021)

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Posting NAC Host: National Talk Show Host

Koahnic Broadcast Corp. is looking for a talented host for the premier national live radio talk show, Native America Calling. We seek someone who can engage audiences with natural curiosity, sharp insight and a deep understanding of Native issues. We want a host with a bold vision to work with our team to hold leaders accountable, expose inequities and highlight the riches and promise that Native culture offers.

Our host will work with a team of producers in a fast-paced environment to develop show ideas and reach out to leaders, experts, artists, activists, athletes, entrepreneurs and ordinary people with stories to tell that exemplify pressing issues. While expediency is important with any daily talk show, accuracy and sensitivity are also critical qualities. Our host will connect with audiences through our live radio show, on digital platforms and occasional live event appearances. We want someone who inspires the best work from their colleagues and helps create a secure and fulfilling office environment.

Duties include: hosting a live radio show in accordance with FCC guidelines; interviewing guests, researching current issues and developing compelling questions and narrative arcs; generating show ideas; developing sources and contacts; recording show elements; fielding promotions for radio stations; ensuring that grant obligations are met; occasionally hosting shows or making other appearances in front of a live audience; collaborating with producers on show development; demonstrating good news judgement; understanding and accommodating various cultural requirements; delivering on the mission of Koahnic Broadcast Corp.

To apply: submit a cover letter, resume and 3 references, a sample of work, and a completed KBC Application for Employment (located at nativeamericacalling.org) to HR@knba.org. Koahnic Broadcast Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.

SUMMARY OF JOB RESPONSIBILITY:

Host live, call-in talk show, Native America Calling (NAC), daily. Interact with multiple guests on numerous topics that affect Native Americans and Alaska Natives to present an engaging, informative program for listeners.

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTY EXAMPLES:

1. Work closely with show staff and Executive Producer for National Programs to conceive, develop and bring to air daily shows on timely subjects that affect Native Americans and Alaska Natives from a Native perspective.

2. Remain informed about key issues that affect Native Americans and Alaska Natives.

3. Work on deadline to help ensure timeliness, accuracy and appropriate cultural sensitivity of written documents, including scripts, promos, program descriptions, and other information intended for the public.

4. Maintain sources and contacts of people who can speak to issues in an informative way. Work with show staff to find show guests and identify questions appropriate to their expertise and opinion. Ensure appropriate contrary viewpoints are represented and that guests are given a fair chance to respond to topics.

5. Work with staff to ensure all pre-show production is completed.

6. Participates in daily editorial meetings and regular discussions necessary to make sure all appropriate information is developed for each show and to plan for subsequent shows.

7. Participates in regular listening sessions to help identify ways to improve abilities and connect with audiences

8. Appear, with proper permission from Koahnic management, at events (panel discussions, live events) representing Native America Calling.

9. Work with staff to produce text, video or graphics for social media and other digital platforms to inform or engage audiences and to promote shows.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

1. A Bachelor’s degree in radio/broadcast, journalism, communications or related field; Experience in broadcast field is preferred.

2. Must possess the ability to read, analyze and interpret information related to Native Americans and Alaska Natives and convey that information to the public in an engaging way.

3. Exceptional communication skills with managers, staff and a live audience.

4. Extensive, detailed experience in and knowledge of Native American and Alaska Native issues.

5. Must have excellent written, oral, presentation and communication skills.

6. Must have demonstrated time management and problem-solving skills.

7. Must have above average proficiency in the use of computer software including but not limited to Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Prefer experience with digital audio production.

8. Must be able to operate within a normal office environment to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. An employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

9. Employee is expected to maintain an appropriate business appearance, neat and clean as determined by the requirements of the area in which the employee works.

To apply: submit a cover letter, resume and 3 references, a sample of work, and a completed KBC Application for Employment (located at nativeamericacalling.org) to HR@knba.org. Koahnic Broadcast Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.
Salary Range: $20.00 – $30.00 DOE
Deadline: Open Until Filled

TWO POSITIONS: Local Host/Reporter AND General Assignment Reporter, KUNM-FM, Albuquerque, NM (Posted 8/16/2021)

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

KUNM Radio – Albuquerque has two nice Reporter positions open. Apply by August 26 for best consideration

(Job One) KUNM seeks a dynamic local host for one of our NPR news magazine programs (Morning Edition or All Things Considered). That person will also serve as a reporter on the news team.

We seek a person with great news judgment and a sense of curiosity to help us cover important stories in central and northern New Mexico. You may also occasionally help with other news department productions.

To apply for Job One: UNM (University of New Mexico) only accepts online applications at their employment website – UNM Jobs – https://unmjobs.unm.edu/ . In the top Search bar, enter KUNM or requisition number 16610. For best consideration apply by August 26. You can apply after August 26. The position is open until filled.

(Job Two) Additionally, KUNM is hiring a full time general assignment reporter to cover central and northern New Mexico. We seek someone who is curious about the world with terrific news judgement and a passion for enterprise reporting. You will file spots and features for NPR news magazines and help with other news department productions.

To apply for Job Two): Head on over to the UNM employment website – UNM Jobs https://unmjobs.unm.edu/ . In the top Search bar, enter KUNM or requisition number 16625. This link should take you there. For best consideration apply by August 26. You can apply after August 26. The position is open until filled.

The KUNM news team has a long tradition of award-winning work covering stories with an eye toward equity that highlight the voices of underserved communities. We approach our work in holding institutions accountable by reporting on the impact policies have on those communities.

As a news organization, KUNM values diversity of perspectives and points of view. We welcome people from all walks of life. In our effort to report the news accurately, we pay close attention to the voices we choose to tell the story, preferring to hear from real people, not just PIOs and policy makers.

New Mexico is a state with many serious challenges, but there are also many innovative solutions coming from communities here, which makes for great stories. We also have flourishing and longstanding artistic and cultural traditions that reflect the rich and complex history here.

With more than 300 days of sunshine each year, New Mexico also has fantastic outdoor recreation opportunities, including high desert hiking, mountains, rafting, excellent skiing and climbing. Many of these are a short drive away or within the Albuquerque metro area, which has one of the most extensive open space systems in the country.

KUNM is a diverse, multicultural station serving over 100 communities across central and northern New Mexico. KUNM has a professional staff of 21. We work with more than 100 student and community volunteer programmers. We reach about 100,000 listeners a week in a service area of 1.1 million people.

The positions are full time, based in Albuquerque, and are benefits eligible positions at the University of New Mexico. We offer an outstanding paid family medical leave policy plus paid holidays and a very generous sick, vacation, and personal time off plan; voluntary offerings such as vision; a competitive retirement plan match; tuition remission for employees and partners; a tuition-paid dependent education benefit; flexible schedules; engagement and development opportunities; and a casual atmosphere.

Salary Range: Host is $18.50 an hour. General Assignment Reporter up to $4000.00 monthly

Deadline: Open until filled

 

 

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