St. Louis Public Radio (STLPR) seeks two (2) part-time/on-call announcers to join the station in its mission to inform and provide a deeper understanding and appreciation of events, ideas and cultures for a more inspired and engaged public. We're looking for people who want to share their authentic voices with STLPR listeners, and who can do so with demonstrated preparation, precision and sincerity.
Typical duties of part-time/on-call announcers include:
A nnouncing information on-air during breaks in programming on KWMU 90.7 FM, i.e. weather reports and timely emergency alerts, identify stations by giving call letters and frequency, program and station event promos;
Reading underwriting copy at specified times during broadcast or record underwriting copy for future use;
Operating broadcast console, EAS (Emergency Broadcast) equipment and related radio production work;
Participating in station development and promotional functions like membership drives;
Performing related duties as assigned.
An associate's degree and at least 2 years of experience (or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience).
On-air broadcast experience is strongly preferred for these positions. Attention to detail, diligence in pronunciation and willingness to prepare copy, practice for on-air reading and a high-level commitment to quality delivery and accuracy are vital for success in a broadcast announcer role. Other qualifications include:
Voice tracking experience;
Preparation of copy for on-air breaks;
Familiarity with FCC requirements for legal IDs.
Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter, resume, and list of three references with contact information) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment. Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).
For questions about the application process , please call (314) 516-5805. If you are experiencing technical problems, please email firstname.lastname@example.org .
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