Position:                     Executive Producer, Amanda Seales

Overview:

Dallas based Radio Network targeting the African-American community is seeking an Executive Producer for the Amanda Seales syndicated radio show. Candidate will be responsible for managing overall operations of the on-air broadcast in addition to creating informative and entertaining material to generate listeners.

Show broadcasts Sunday-Thursday from 6PM-11PM EST and Friday from 12PM-3PM EST.   

 Position is based in Washington DC.  

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Generating and researching ideas, topics and guest(s) for studio and on- location broadcasts.
  • Determine program content within REACH Media guidelines and standards.
  • Write material for scripts, show rundowns, call list and/ or interview questions, including timely breaking news or topics.
  • Prepare for daily show and podcast by delivering final show rundown and call list to the studio staff and conduct prep meetings prior to start of broadcast with studio support staff.
  • Maintain communication with show personnel via phone/text/email.
  • Work with Digital team to manage social media content
  • Edit content for broadcast/podcast
  • Oversee the daily editing of the show for broadcast and podcast.
  • Oversee daily content and supply finished podcast Monday through Friday.
  • Contribute to and making use of archives and audio resources which can be used for “Best Of” and / or “Emergency” shows.
  • Check that copyrights are cleared and that output meets REACH Media legal guidelines.
  • Ensure talent and support staff execute and follow programming clock.
  • Book and pre-interview on-air guests, including appropriate and timely newsmakers.
  • Maintain compliance with local, state and federal (FF) rules and regulations.
  • Ensure all technical connections are secured and functional prior to broadcast.
  • Maintain online guest booking calendar.
  • Oversee “real-time” execution of program in coordination with studio staff, to include dissemination of network initiatives, promotions, events, and/or contesting.
  • Prepare and send run down of the next day's show to designated point person for program’s social media. Highlight pertinent content each day and send immediately after the show or during the show to the program's social media contact.
  • Produce content for various outside correspondents, talent/programming segments, rejoins, demos, etc.
  • Coordinate and brainstorms creative ideas with show host, staff and programming management.
  • Coordinate talent studio/broadcast needs when broadcasting from offsite location.
  • Direct on-air talent.
  • Produce and script daily promo.
  • Refresh/Create new imaging and drops on a consistent basis.
  • Manage show talent and staff calendar. 
  • Verify and sign studio traffic logs per REACH Media Policy.
  • Oversee content postings on Program’s various Social Media platforms.
  • Participate in scheduled Operational/Programming/interactive meetings as requested.
  • Work with Executive Management to set goals for ratings performance in affiliate markets.
  • Prepare 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.
  • Plan calendar of PR and community relations opportunities for the talent’s core business, executives and initiatives.
  • Voice spots/production for the show as needed.
  • Additional duties as assigned by management. 
Requirements:
  • Excellent communication skills both written & verbal. 
  • Strong organization & attention to detail with a high level of creativity. 
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Strong knowledge of current FCC rules & regulations. 
  • Strong computer skills including Internet website navigation, competency in Microsoft Office Suite and broadcast related programs.
  • Strong social media experience. 
  • Extensive experience with the use and operation of on-air broadcasting equipment and software.
  • Ability to work flexible schedule as needed.
  • Flexibility to travel as requested. 

Experience/Education:

  • Minimum three years broadcasting experience as an Executive Producer.  Network experience preferred.   
  • Minimum two years college education or broadcast school certificate.  Bachelor’s degree in Broadcasting preferred. 

Compensation:                       Competitive salary based on experience
 
Reports To:                             SVP, Programming Radio One/Reach Media

Position Availability:              As soon as possible

Qualified candidates will be contacted.  NO CALLS – NO AGENCIES

Candidates possessing the required professional experience should submit their resume along with a detailed cover letter, salary requirements or history and recent references via email:
 
jobs@reachmediainc.com

Reach Media, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

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