St. Louis Public Radio | 90.7 KWMU, St. Louis' NPR station, is seeking a part-time backup (on-call) weekday evening announcer to prepare and deliver local content during various network and local programs and operate a broadcast console and other related equipment. If you're looking to apply your on-air hosting and broadcast related expertise in a creative, agile environment where you can have a significant impact on the future of our organization – this is your opportunity.
The ideal candidate should have:
an insatiable curiosity;
a strong voice and conversational delivery;
an ability to delivery engaging breaks;
an appreciation of public media is a plus.
A minimum of one year experience in radio or online broadcasting is required. An Associate's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.
Successful previous public radio announcing is desirable. Candidates for this position must meet St. Louis Public Radio's standard of NPR-style announcing that is conversational and engaging.
June 27, 2018
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.).
Additionally, samples of on-air hosting work are required for consideration. Please send electronic files or links directly to Robert Peterson: email@example.com . Audition CDs are also accepted, though not preferred. Send CDs to Robert Peterson, St. Louis Public Radio, 3651 Olive Street, St. Louis, MO 63108.
For questions about the application process, please call (314) 516-5805. If you are experiencing technical problems, email firstname.lastname@example.org .
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