Position Available:     Associate Producer, Rickey Smiley Morning Show

Overview:

Syndicated Network targeting the African-American community is seeking an Associate Producer for the Rickey Smiley Morning Show.  

Candidate will assist the Executive Producer with managing day to day operations including technical and administrative responsibilities as well as creating informative and entertaining material for on-air broadcast.    

Position is based in Dallas, TX.   

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assists with generating and researching ideas, topics and guest(s) for studio and on- location broadcasts.
  • Assist with writing material for scripts, show rundowns, call list and/ or interview questions, including timely breaking news or topics.
  • Contribute to and making use of archives and audio resources which can be used for “Best Of” and / or “Emergency” shows.
  • Book and pre-interview on-air guests as needed, including appropriate and timely newsmakers.
  • Maintain compliance with local, state and federal (FCC) rules and regulations.
  • Ensure all technical connections are secured and functional prior to broadcast.
  • Maintain online guest booking calendar as needed.
  • Produce content for various outside correspondents, talent/programming segments, rejoins, demos, etc.
  • Coordinate and brainstorms creative ideas with Executive Producer, show host, staff and programming management as directed.
  • Coordinate talent studio/broadcast needs when broadcasting from offsite location.
  • Produce and script daily promo.
  • Refresh/Create new imaging and drops on a consistent basis.
  • Verify and sign studio traffic logs per REACH Media Policy, as needed.
  • Post program content to Program’s various Social Media platforms as directed.
  • Co-ordinate with Executive Producer/Program Director on a weekly planning calendar for show to include, but not limited to, booking guests, promotions, campaigns, interactive, programming content, and other characteristics of Talent’s Show.
  • Provide back-up services including board operations, phone screener and/or production responsibilities for Reach Media syndicated programming as directed.
  • Step in as backup when the Executive Producer is not available. 
  • Perform various other tasks as assigned by management. 
Requirements:
  • Extremely organized and able to effectively prioritize tasks while being attentive to details.
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills to work in a diverse environment.
  • Creative problem solving to make spontaneous decisions under time constraints. 
  • High level of creativity and ability to develop show concepts.
  • Strong knowledge of current FCC rules & regulations.
  • Strong computer skills including Internet website navigation, competency in Microsoft Office Suite and broadcast related programs.
  • Proficient with the use and operation of on-air broadcasting equipment and various digital editing software including Pro-Tools and Adobe audition.
  • Flexibility to adjust work schedule as needed in order to support Reach Media syndicated show(s) demands. 
  • Flexibility to travel as requested.

Experience/Education: 

  • BA/BS college level degree in related field preferred and/or minimum five plus years relevant experience in broadcast radio or related industry experience.
  • Professional Producer experience required.

Compensation:     Competitive hourly rate based on qualifications/experience.

Location:         Dallas, TX.  No relocation will be provided.

Reports To:        Executive Producer, Rickey Smiley Morning Show

Position Availability:              As soon as possible

Candidates possessing the required professional experience, who display high energy and want to work in a dynamic and vibrant work environment should submit their resume along with salary requirements and references via email:

jobs@reachmediainc.com

NO CALLS – NO AGENCIES

Reach Media, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 



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