Job Description:

WUCF FM & TV are an NPR-affiliated public radio station and a PBS-affiliated public television station, licensed to and located at the University of Central Florida.

WUCF FM is seeking an experienced Radio Producer to fulfill creative and ongoing projects. Jazz and More 89.9 WUCF FM provides Orlando’s Jazz soundtrack to listeners across Central Florida over the air and online and produces digital-first podcasts.

We believe that attracting and retaining diverse staff is crucial to serving our community and fulfilling our mission to be Central Florida’s storytellers. As we continuously work to build a culture of belonging at WUCF; we encourage Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC), LGBTQ+ individuals, women, people with disabilities, veterans, and multigenerational talents are highly encouraged to apply.

JOB SUMMARY

Creates content and programming for radio, television, digital-first podcasts, social media, and websites. Delivers relevant programming to the community designed to engage listeners and viewers.

Description of Job Duties

  • Audio program development for podcast and broadcast including brainstorming, scripting, research, scheduling, recording, editing, hosting, and producing. i.e.: Magazine, Side Player Stories, Pivoted.
  • Use station audio editing software to record audio as Host, or to edit Host/guest audio, assemble session with relevant music/sound for finished program, upload to station playback system (ENCO), podcast platform, website, FTP or PRX site as appropriate. i.e.: Jazz and the American Spirit, Jazz Most Wanted Countdown, underwriting and promotional announcements.
  • Use station audio editing software to edit existing library program audio content for re-purposed additional use or length. Upload to station playback system (ENCO), podcast platform, website, FTP or PRX site as appropriate. I.e.: Jazz on the Beach, Live from Studio A, UCF Forum, Magazine.
  • Use station audio editing software to assemble, edit, and create individual show promos from the available source material. Upload to station playback system (ENCO). i.e.: Live from Studio A, Jazz Inspired, Magazine, Jazz Profiles.
  • Download program audio from an external provider. Convert to proper audio format. Edit as necessary. Upload to station playback system (ENCO). i.e.: Jazz Inspired, Smokestack Lightnin.
  • Save, label, and keep organized, all audio and written content.
  • Write, assign segments, assemble, edit and post monthly FM Newsletter in coordination with FM Director and Senior Director of Content.
  • Produce FCC quarterly Issues/Programs reports based on station content.
  • Create multiple weekly Social Media postings/promotion using Social News Desk.
  • Fulfill on-air activities as assigned, including live and automated music program hosting on an as-needed basis.
  • Facilitate studio broadcasts and recordings, ISDN feeds, and live call-ins and interviews as assigned.
  • Facilitate Live From Studio A Broadcasts. Set up equipment, assist sound checks, trouble-shoot problems, breakdown/store equipment. Facilitate main and backup recordings of performances. Edit and master live recordings for broadcast. Upload to station playback system (ENCO). Create/produce program promos.
  • Comply with university, local, state, and federal regulations related to program/content creation.
  • Fulfill other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's or master’s degree and relevant experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Proficient in Adobe Audition or other related audio editing software
  • Good vocal quality and confidence in public speaking
  • Good problem-solving, documentation, research, and follow-through skills
  • High level of detail and accuracy

 

BENEFITS

  • As a PBS-affiliated public media station, you will be able to participate in professional associations with other public media organizations across the nation.
  • Professional Development support and opportunities at WUCF.
  • As a University of Central Florida department and employer, UCF offers competitive benefits package with many options, including medical, dental and vision insurance, retirement options, paid leave, employee assistance program, and tuition waiver.
  • Paid Personal Leave Days (Additional Days Off) granted only by action of the President of the university.
  • The university’s effort to become more inclusive and diverse through several initiatives.
  • UCF School of Performing Arts: Discounted Tickets
  • UCF Technology Product Center Discounts
  • Employee Discount Program (Pegasus Perks) The University of Central Florida provides employees with an elite collection of local and national discounts from thousands of hotels, restaurants, movie theaters, retailers, florists, theme parks, national attractions, concerts, and events through Abenity

 

WUCF DEB&I Statement:

At WUCF diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are driving forces behind our mission to be Central Florida’s Storyteller. We strive to be a leader and innovator in telling stories that drive positive change within our community and the world. Our viewers & listeners speak numerous languages, go by different pronouns, and have unique identities. That's why we view diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging as mission critical. Together, we have the power to foster a united and inclusive Central Florida community.

Organization: 
Job Location: 
Orlando, FL
United States
Job Category: 
Producer
Deadline: 
Monday, January 31, 2022
Job Type: 
Full time
Hours Per Week: 
40.00
Send Application Materials To: 

Interested candidates must apply directly on the University website, as we are a University licensee. 

Please proceed to the UCF Careers page and apply: https://jobs.ucf.edu/en-us/job/501381/broadcast-production-specialist-i

Minimum Salary: 
$42,367.00
Phone: 
(407) 823-1359
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