Live Sports Radio Producer-Video Producer

Job Description: Responsible for working as part of the Broadcast Division of the Green Bay Packers that creates all team-produced programming with distribution through multiple media outlets including web and mobile. The Live Radio Producer will write, produce, and edit long and short forum radio and video programming for broadcast and digital distribution. Support creative processes, content development, and production of live sports programming.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

• Write, produce, and edit high-quality and impactful live football radio broadcasts.
• Experience in producing live radio broadcasts from concept through completion.
• Experience in developing show concepts and scripts that are unique, compelling, relevant and on-brand.
• Assist with development of sales related features and revenue generating elements within the game broadcast.
• Live audio engineering and studio coordination skillset required.
• Ability to work with Pro Tools or equal audio editing software and exporting skills for delivery on multiple platforms including sharing with media partners.
• Field audio gathering experience required.
• Write, produce, shoot, and edit high quality and visually impactful videos and TV shows.
• Experience in producing long form broadcast shows from concept through completion.
• Encode and export video in multiple formats for delivery on multiple platforms including sharing with local media partners.
• Shoot footage of home games, practice sessions, locker room interviews, press conferences, player and community outreach features, and show and website segments.
• Experience in technical skills related to studio production and post-production work in the field.
• Ability to work non-traditional hours including game-day, nights and weekends.
• Ability to adapt to and handle sudden shifts in production schedules and priorities.
• Ability and willingness to travel.
• Other assignments as deemed by Director of Digital and Broadcast, and Game Presentation.

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in media/video/film production or a combination of education and work experience.
• Minimum of 3 years working as a producer/engineer within a sports department at a radio/TV station or a production agency involved in live sports programming.
• Working knowledge and experience in sports marketing, sponsorship sales integration, and market research.
• Proven track record of developing and driving radio live production initiatives from start to finish.
• Experience covering and producing football games, practices and locker room availability sessions.
• Experience broadcasting large scale events.
• Experience using ENG style cameras for video production.
• Ability to work with non-linear editing equipment.
• Excellent project management, organization and communication skills are required.
• Ability to support and maintain brand integrity in all productions.

Posted on: May 17, 2019

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Production Manager

This position is responsible for ensuring that the entities of the Sun Prairie Media Center – KIDS-4, KSUN, sunprairiemediacenter.com, and 103.5 FM The Sun Community Radio, have informative and entertaining programming of local origin and local interest prepared by and for members of the Sun Prairie community. The SPMC Production Manager trains and supervises volunteers, including KIDS-4 students, on using equipment and developing relevant local programming to be presented on local community media outlets. The incumbent works under the direction of the SPMC Executive Director.
 

Essential Job Functions

  • Assists the SPMC Executive Director in developing long-range goals and plans for the 103.5 FM, KSUN, and KIDS-4 entities.
  • Assists with the recruitment of volunteers for the development and production of programs for KSUN, 103.5 FM, and KIDS-4.
  • Edits and schedules programs produced by adult volunteers and KIDS-4 participants.
  • Creates radio logs for playout by radio automation software.
  • Updates on-air music library for 103.5 FM as needed.
  • Assigns adult volunteers and KIDS-4 members to cover community, school, library, and city news and events of interest to Sun Prairie residents.
  • Supervises SPMC Production Specialists.
  • Coordinates and promotes the use of the facilities of the Sun Prairie Media Center.
  • Promotes the availability of community media in Sun Prairie. Act as representative/spokesperson at events as assigned.
  • Trains volunteers in the use of equipment, including but not limited to camcorders, studio cameras, radio equipment, radio automation software, and editing and graphics software.
  • Supervises KIDS-4 crews each school year and coordinates the production of KIDS-4 material to air on the KIDS-4 channel.  Teaches media literacy and develops curriculum.
  • Assists with special events hosted by the Sun Prairie Media Center.
  • Serves as a liaison to the Sun Prairie Area School District and other community service organizations.
  • Coordinates public relations initiatives for SPMC through newsletters, website updates, and press releases.
  • Coordinates annual events and assists in coordinating annual volunteer recognition event.
  • Assists with the administration and regular updating of SPMC social media outlets.
  • Assists in the recruitment of underwriters/sponsors for SPMC programming and other fundraising efforts.
  • Assists in implementing SPMC technology updates, which may include working with the City’s IT department.
  • Assists in researching equipment for the SPMC and helping to recommend purchases/upgrades as needed.
  • Assists in the research of available outside programming deemed beneficial to the residents of Sun Prairie.
  • Ensures that programming on 103.5 FM is in compliance with FCC regulations.
  • Ensures that public file contents are complete and updated.

Requirements of Work

  •  Completion of Associates degree in Communications, Electronic Media, Journalism, or related field and a combination of training and experience which provides the following knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Knowledge, interest, and ability working with and instructing children.
  • Ability to deal with the public in a courteous and helpful manner.
  • Knowledge of software including but not limited to: Adobe Creative Suite (particularly Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe Audition) and Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to organize and motivate volunteers in the production of quality television and radio.
  • Ability to communicate with adult and juvenile volunteers.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to learn to use new technology and software related to broadcasting needs.
  • Ability to maintain databases with a sharp eye for detail.

Other Job Functions

  • May provide technical maintenance for equipment and software.
  • Attendance at monthly Media Center Commission if desired.
  • Assistance with Wisconsin Community Media boards, commissions, and events as assigned.

 

Posted on: April 22, 2019

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Board Operator – Part Time

Job Summary:

Provides programming and control board support to On-Air Talent.

Responsibilities

• Operates control board for studios and remote programming.

• Regulates program timing, operates syndicated programming, and plays commercials.

• Monitors the technical quality and accuracy of incoming and outgoing on-air programming from master control room.

• Supports off-air commercial production, dubbing music to hard disk and programming automation computers.

• Protects station’s license by censoring live programs and deleting words/phrases not permitted on air.

• Executes playlists for server, tape, or simulcast programming.

• Assists with adjusting signal and programming content to ensure transmission meets federally mandated broadcast standards.

• Processes time-out programming for accurate play back.

• Monitors and updates weather, traffic and news reports into automation equipment.

• Checks studio equipment for proper functioning and notifies Engineering of technical malfunctions affecting quality of the broadcast.

• Screens in-coming phone calls and selectively chooses callers for On-Air Talent and talk shows.

• Handles emergency inserts (e.g. news updates, breaking stories, alert system tests, etc.).

Qualifications

Competencies/Skills

• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Windows, Adobe Audition or similar audio editing software, Wide Orbit or similar automation system

• Time management and attention to detail

• Ability to work without close supervision

• Flexibility in work schedule, including evenings, overnight and weekends

• Functions well in a fast-paced environment with tight timeframes and multiple demands

• Works well in a team environment

Work Experience

• 6 months in a related role and/or technical training

Education

• High school graduate or G.E.D.

Certifications

• None required

Posted on: April 3, 2019

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