Producer - Chicago, IL

Salem Media Group
Chicago, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 05/03/2018
Categories: Media/Video/Radio
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

AM 560 The Answer is looking for a talented and motivated broadcasting professional who understands how to create compelling and relevant radio in the country’s third largest market to produce the Joe Walsh Show, heard each weekday in Chicago from 5-7pm.


Responsibilities include:


  • Daily show preparation, including, but not limited to, researching story and topic ideas, pulling audio, and booking guests, at the direction of the show host


  • Screening listener phone calls during the show


  • Editing daily show podcasts


  • Coordinating social media efforts to reflect the content of the show each day


  • Identifying, editing, and archiving “Best Of” segments for future use


  • Identifying, producing, and, if necessary, writing daily show promos


  • Generating creative programming ideas


  • Participating in show promotions as needed


  • Working from 11am to 7pm, Monday through Friday


  • Occasional travel may be required



Qualifications include:


  • A minimum of two years of major market broadcast experience, preferably in a spoken word format


  • A working knowledge of current events, national and local politics, and Chicago news


  • Familiarity with digital audio production and automation, preferably Cool Edit, Adobe Audition, and/or NexGen


  • The editorial initiative to identify, develop, and pitch compelling segment ideas


  • The ability to work in a fast-paced work environment


  • A self-starter approach to your work


  • A willingness to give and receive constructive, creative criticism


Salem Media Group is an equal opportunity employer.

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