Position Description

Producer
Location IN – Indianapolis
Job Code 4601
# of Openings 1
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Job Position:     Producer        

Department:     Programming

Reports to:        Program Director   

FLSA:                   Exempt

Status:                Full-time                                          

Work Location: Indianapolis, IN      

 

OVERVIEW:

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. 

A Producer is responsible for the daily technical operation of the assigned show, and for the implementation of program strategy as assigned by the Program Director in a professional* and competent* manner. Negotiated job responsibilities will be maintained at all times.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Reports equipment and other discrepancies when appropriate.
  • Familiarize and follow daily traffic logs to ensure all programming materials (commercials, news, live tags, etc.) are aired appropriately and be able to note any discrepancies between log and actual run times. Provide talent with “Live Read” run times and makes sure talent has the proper copy for the live reads.
  • Live in the digital space (i.e. Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, Twitter) to post and interact with Listeners daily and to help build and market our station brand. As well as updating brand/show website pages on a daily basis.
  • Maintain all audio components of the assigned show including pulling clips, editing clips and recording broadcasts. Produce daily promos, archive “Best of” Show content, and catalog for future playback. Assist with show and station imaging, liners, and live reads, in both digital and on-air content.
  • Attend pre-show and post-show meetings with talent.
  • Center show on pop culture and local content, taking and screen calls during the show. Monitoring social media posts & listener interaction.
  • Follow and implement the schedule of all programming elements, and assist in gathering audio elements for the show to share with the hosts and participants daily.
  • Ensures hosts are focused during showtimes, directing the talent through the game plan during the show (time to move on, breaks, liners, etc.)
  • Monitor appropriateness of subject matter, presentation/delivery, and relevance to target audience.
  • Encourage humor, fun, and laughter on the show

 

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Strong knowledge of Wide Orbit, Vox Pro, Adobe Audition
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Possess extensive knowledge of audio editing to quickly and effectively screen calls
  • Have a deep knowledge of all FCC rules and regulations
  • Strong understanding of the digital environment including website updates, video editing, blog maintenance and contributing to social media content (i.e. Facebook , Instagram, Twitter, etc)
  • Excellent leadership, communication and negotiation skills
  • Strong ability to deliver consistently under pressure
  • Strong emotional maturity as a leader who models professional behavior

·       Submit to a criminal background check  

·       Legal right to work in the United States  

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); 2 years of experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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