BOARD OPERATOR/ANNOUNCER, WHRV-FM
This position is responsible for station operation during the mid-day shift on WHRV from 10a-4p, Monday through Friday. Duties include reading announcements on-air, operating the automation system in live assist mode, answering questions from listeners, procuring programming, editing and production, and other duties as assigned. Familiarity with news and public affairs programming, broadcast operations, computers, and editing software such as Adobe Audition are desirable, as is a friendly, relaxed presence on the air. One to two years relevant experience prefered. The position is full time, hourly.
Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter and resume, along with air-check to Sherby Wilks, WHRO Public Media, 5200 Hampton Blvd, Norfolk, VA 23508 or email to
CORPORATE SUPPORT ASSOCIATE
WHRO is seeking a Corporate Support Associate who will serve as an inside media sales professional representing WHRO Corporate Support, with responsibility for assisting an outside sales team generating revenue from broadcast sponsorship on radio, television, in print, and web-related products.
Works collaboratively with the sales team and other WHRO departments to draft and produce underwriting sales materials, one-sheets, proposals, and agreements including broadcast schedules and internal orders. Writes copy that adheres to FCC, PBS and NPR underwriting guidelines. Maintains up-to-date files on current and prospective underwriting clients, researches prospects and services customer needs under the direction of account executives. Works closely with the traffic department, serving as regular back up. Works with receivables to provide assistance as needed. Manages trade accounts.
The ideal candidate will identify with the mission and purpose of WHRO. A college degree or a combination of education and experience required. Candidate must have excellent organizational and communication skills, an eye for details, attention to detail and accuracy a must and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks. Works accurately and efficiently in a fast-paced environment, have complete proficiency in PC skills including but not limited to Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and data entry. Minimum three (3) years administrative experience; prior experience in media sales a plus. Previous sales or sales service, media traffic systems, copy writing and graphic design experience a plus.
PART-TIME CLASSICAL RADIO ANNOUNCER
This position is primarily responsible for station operation including hosting classical music programs, reading announcements on-air and operation of studio equipment including computer automation. The applicant should be able to demonstrate a familiarity with the music and a friendly, relaxed on-air presence, as well as a willingness and ability to learn various radio computer systems. Enthusiasm for the job a must. Approximately 6 – 10 hours per week with occasional filling in for vacationing announcers.
WHRO is currently seeking temporary part-time production personnel to fill occasional TV studio and remote positions. We’re looking for teleprompter operators, studio and field camera people, CG operators, floor directors and grips. A minimum of six (6) months experience required.