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HUMAN RESOURCES

Job Announcement


Title: Announcer, On Call
Location: WKLK Radio Station Cluster
Supervisor: Operations Manager
Closing Date: April 25, 2019

 

General Summary:

Provide on air performance services to the WKLK Radio Stations.

Position Responsibilies:

  • Prepare and deliver news, sports and/or weather reports, gathering and rewriting materials so that it will convey required information and specific time slots.
  • Read news bulletin to inform audiences of important events.
  • Identify stations, and introduce or close shows, using memorized or read scripts, and or ad-libs.
  • Select program content, in conjunction with producers and assistants, based on factors such as program specialties, audience tastes, or requests from the public.
  • Study background information in order to prepare for programs or interviews.
  • Comment on music and other matters, such as weather or traffic conditions.
  • Interview show guests about their lives, their work, or topics of current interest.
  • Discuss various topics over the telephone with viewers or listeners.
  • Host civic, charitable, or promotional events that are broadcast over television or radio.
  • Make promotional appearances at public or private events.
  • Operate control consoles.
  • Announce musical selections, station breaks, commercials, or public service information, and accept requests from listening audience.
  • Keep daily program logs to provide information on all elements aired during broadcast, such as musical selections and station promotions.
  • Record commercials for later broadcast.
  • Locate guests to appear on talk or interview shows.
  • Coordinate games, contests, or other on-air competitions, performing such duties as asking questions and awarding prizes.
  • Attend press conferences in order to gather information for broadcast.
  • Provide commentary and conduct interviews during sporting events, parades, conventions, and other events.
  • Give network cues permitting selected stations to receive programs.
  • Moderate panels or discussion shows on topics such as current affairs, art, or education.
  • Appropriate work attire is required.
  • Must attend all mandatory department trainings.
  • Displays a responsive and professional manner in promptly responding to all requests, complaints, and problems.
  • Recognizes that each employee is a representative of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and is responsible for demonstrating courtesy, respect, and sensitivity to the needs of all others, including visitors and co-workers.
  • Represents the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and the department in a positive and professional manner in the community.
  • Required to maintain proper attendance including reporting to work on time in accordance with applicable policies.
  • Maintains a clean and organized work area.
  • Due to changes and modifications in the job from time to time, employees are required to be flexible and assume other responsibilities assigned by management as deemed necessary.

Physical Requirements:

  • Normal physical requirements.

Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in broadcasting, communications, journalism or other related field; three years' experience working in the broadcasting, communications or journalism field; or a combination of education and experience is required.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing is required.
  • Ability to work independently and establish priorities is required.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy is required.
  • Ability to establish professional and harmonious working relationships on all projects and with all parties involved.
  • Subject to drug and alcohol testing in accordance with the Fond du Lac Reservation’s Personnel Policies.
  • Subject to pre-employment and annual background checks.

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PLEASE INCLUDE WITH APPLICATION YOUR CREDENTIALS AND RESUME

APPLY TO: Fond du Lac Human Resources
1720 Big Lake Road
Cloquet, MN 55720
218-878-2653

 

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