Position Description

Board Operator - Bilingual
Location OH – Columbus
Job Code 4480
# of Openings 1
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Job Position:                Board Operator - Bilingual     

Department:                Programing

Reports to:                  Assistant Program Director

FLSA:                           Non-Exempt

Status:                         Part-time                                          

Work Location:            Columbus, OH



The Radio One story began simply with a dream and one radio station. Forty years, 13 markets, and 70+ stations later, we are an urban media empire, spanning multiple media platforms. We are in your ears with Reach Media/Radio One, on your televisions with TV One, and may even be the name behind your favorite website, with our digital platform Interactive One. Information is power, and our mission here at Radio One, Inc. is simple – to be the most trusted media source in the African American community. At Radio One, we pride ourselves on hiring people who are dedicated and continue to challenge the norm, while embracing a corporate culture built on creativity and passion. We are our employees’ biggest fans, and it is our daily mission to attract, develop, and retain the brightest stars in the business.

Radio One is looking for a Part-Time Board Operator to join our Columbus team! The Board Operator performs activities in the radio studio and control room to ensure technical quality of sound for programs originating in the studio, from syndications, or from remote pickup points.



  • Airs live and pre-recorded shows
  • Completes traffic logs and fixes logging discrepancies
  • Airs emergency alert system tests as indicated
  • Engineers’ remote broadcasts and follows station procedures. 
  • Regulates timing of programs, operates syndicated programming, and plays commercials and promotions as scheduled
  • Off-air support of commercial production, dubbing music to hard disk and programming automation computers
  • Monitors and updates weather, traffic, and news reports into automation equipment
  • Monitors station contest
  • Performs on-air announcements or shifts as assigned
  • Assists with remote appearances
  • Takes transmitter readings and maintains transmitter logs



  • Excellent organizational skills, and the ability to prioritize and effectively manage time
  • Self-starter, with the ability to take and follow direction
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to interact effectively with the station’s clients and listeners
  • Can work well independently and as an integral part of the team
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time, and lift/move up to 50 lbs
  • Bilingual (Spanish Speaking)



High school diploma or general education degree (GED); Six months of experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be available to work nights, weekends and holidays


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position.  Employee will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. The company reserves to modify duties and this job description without advance notice.  This position is at-will unless otherwise issued a fully executed agreement. We are Equal Opportunity Employer, are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive company culture, and that your team does not discriminate against candidates and employees because of their disability, sex, race, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, veteran status, or any other protected status under the law.

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