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VP/Market Manager - Hubbard Radio Chicago

Vice President/Market Manager - Hubbard Radio Chicago, LLC

Hubbard Radio, LLC seeks a strong leader to oversee and direct its radio operations in Chicago, Illinois. The successful candidate must have demonstrated strong broadcast management experience and acumen, with proven ability to increase revenue and content on multiple digital platforms. We are looking for a high-energy and creative team builder to develop a strong management team and skilled work force that can achieve the company's revenue, content and ratings goals. Salary commensurate with experience.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a resume, including qualifications and references...
by email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ;
by fax to: (312) 946-4762;
by mail to: Hubbard Radio Chicago, LLC
                 Attn: Human Resources
                 130 E Randolph, #2700
                 Chicago, IL 60601

An Equal Opportunity Employer

WSCR-AM Board Op/Sound Producer (Full-Time)

670 The Score Board Op/Sound Producer

PURPOSE:
Produce and direct programming that will generate the highest ratings and yield the greatest revenue for Talk Show at station. Operate control board and produce show production.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Aid show hosts with topic development and provide necessary means in which to advance topics via audio
- Work with analog/digital editing equipment
- Screen calls during show in the utmost professional manner
- Read the sports news section of Chicagoland newspapers, outside sources, and the internet on a daily basis
- Develop show ideas
- Watch local team games and take notes for show topics
- Monitor televised sporting events and game highlights for show prep
- Develop contacts within the sports world in order to further stories and enhance overall show content
- Work with all departments of the radio station with an understanding of how they relate to the show
- Oversee web elements; podcasting
- Audio Production
- Sound Production
- ProTools knowledge
- Music knowledge for production purposes
- Remote producing-sound board engineering, Digital posting, podcasting uploads, audio feeds
- ISDN knowledge for remotes

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND REQUIREMENTS:
- Bachelor’s Degree and/or equivalent experience required
- Three years major market experience
- A background in producing a sports talk show
- Experience producing in the field from live sporting events
- Must follow news on a regular basis, have a working knowledge of the basic facts of topical news stories, and demonstrate 'news judgment'
- Familiar with digital audio editing techniques and basic technical standards including level noise and clarity of sound
- Ability to juggle multiple priorities in a fast paced environment
- Must demonstrate a high degree of time management and organizational skills
- Excellent verbal and written skills a must
- Ability to use MS Office, Outlook, and Word
- Must be able to work effectively and efficiently under pressure and stress

EXTERNAL CANDIDATES MUST APPLY ONLINE AT CBSRADIO.COM
ALL CBS EMPLOYEES MUST APPLY ONLINE AT CBSANDYOU.COM

CBS RADIO IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

It is the policy of CBS Radio to afford equal opportunity to all, to discriminate against none, to take affirmative action to promote equal employment and advancement opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran’s status, marital status, or height or weight.

Asst. Producer - WBEZ's Sound Opinions

Assistant Producer For Public Radio's Only Rock N' Roll Talk Show

Sound Opinions is a radio show where people who love music can come together. Whether you're an expert or just a casual fan, Sound Opinions is your source for smart and engaging music criticism and conversation. Each week, nationally respected rock critics Greg Kot and Jim DeRogatis interview artists, talk about pop culture and music industry news. They review new record releases and give trends historical context. And because on Sound Opinions, "everyone's a critic," listeners are invited to join in the debate. Sound Opinions is produced by Chicago Public Media home to This American Life, Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!, WBEZ 91.5 FM and Vocalo. Sound Opinions can be heard on stations across the country and online at SoundOpinions.org.

We have an opening for an Associate Producer to join our team. This position will be producing content for the weekly broadcast and podcast episodes. Our future Associate Producer will generate story ideas, book guests, record, edit and mix audio, write scripts, provide support for hosts and archiving of material. This position works collaboratively with the show's Senior Producers and other Chicago Public Media teams.

Other duties will include:
- Produce and archive multi-media content for the Sound Opinions website and its partners
- Promote and engage the audience using various social media outlets
- Participate in the development of our live events. Which may include shooting video and audio recording, booking guests for the event, and coordinating with outside partners and venues
- Assist with the instruction of interns
- Participate in on-air fundraising and events as requested
- The Associate Producer will be required to work flexible schedule (occasional evening and weekends) to assist with tapings or special events as needed.

Skills and experience we are looking for:
- 2-3 years of professional media producing experience, preferably in the national public media sphere
- Digital audio editing skills using ProTools, Adobe Audition or Sony Vegas
- Clear and concise writing and communication skills
- Ability to create and package content for other media platforms (web, video) a huge plus
- Demonstrated knowledge of music and popular culture
- Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent training and professional experience

We offer an array of benefits including sick and vacation time that is work/life balance friendly. Additional perks include donuts on Fridays, a shower room for bike commuters, and a friendly work atmosphere. We also offer a PPO health insurance plan and 403(b) retirement savings account.

This position is located just east of the loop on Chicago's Navy Pier with pretty awesome views of the lake and downtown.

Apply online HERE.

Chicago Public Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer, an Affirmative Action Employer and actively seeks diversity in the workplace.

Broadcast Producer (Full-Time)

FCB Chicago Broadcast Producer

FCB Chicago is looking for a kick ass mid level Broadcast Producer with proven achievements in television and radio commercial production, from creative concepts through post production and finish.

The ideal candidate is:
- Well versed in established and emerging directors, editors, production houses, industry trends and prices.
- An experienced Project Manager, with solid negotiation skills, budgeting and scheduling abilities.
- Has good communication skills with diverse groups -- from clients to production houses to coworkers, etc. Consider yourself part of the creative team on each project.
- Has established successful relationships with outside vendors and directors. Can evaluate production/editorial bids and negotiate costs to meet our clients budgets.
- Works work well under pressure and is passionate about doing the best job possible for our clients.
- When problems arise takes a creative approach to solving them.
- And, most importantly, has worked with great brands.

Interested? Apply online HERE.

It is the policy of Draftfcb to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, ethnic origin, gender, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, disability, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law.
EOE/AA/M/D/V/F

WLS-AM Anchor/Show Contributor

WLS-AM Anchor/Show Contributor (Full-Time)

89 WLS Radio is looking for a Full-Time News Anchor/Show Contributor. Must be able to write, produce and deliver news and/or traffic reports multiple times each hour. Successful applicant will have a minimum 3 years of major market news/traffic reporting/anchoring. Must have broad news knowledge and voracious interest in the news, possess good news judgment, be adept at both reading from a script and ad-libbing, and have extensive knowledge of Chicago/Chicagoland. Experience with Newsboss system and ability to interact with program hosts required. Reporting experience helpful. Bachelor’s degree in communication or journalism preferred.

If interested, please email your cover letter and resume to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Please reference the following 3-things in your cover letter: Hiring Manager & Department Code (listed below) and where you saw this job posting.

89 WLS
Peter Bolger - Dept. WA
190 N. State Street
Chicago, IL 60601

EOE/AA.

WDCB - Coordinator of Underwriting Sales

WDCB Public Radio - Coordinator of Underwriting Sales

College of DuPage's WDCB Public Radio (Glen Ellyn, IL) seeks a coordinator for WDCB underwriting sales. (Position Number: CFRE20880WDCB.)

Functions of Position:
To manage the underwriting sales operation of WDCB Public Radio - including maintaining/prospecting key accounts and training/managing a team of Underwriting Sales Assistants. Also, to participate in growing the station as a whole.

Duties of Position:
- Maintain existing accounts.
- Develop underwriting sales prospects and close new sales agreements.
- Manage sales team of Underwriting Sales Assistants if applicable.
- Train and provide ongoing assistance to Underwriting Sales Assistants if applicable.
- Provide customer support and information for underwriting sales prospects.
- Maintain existing materials and developing new materials for underwriting sales operation.
- Process underwriting orders and keep appropriate records, including Contract.
- Work with client to develop wording of underwriting spot, as well as providing clients with invoice and Affidavit in a timely manner, and doing follow-up with client to ensure payment.
- Represent WDCB at community events, especially business functions.
- Maintain underwriting files (current lapsed sponsors and prospects), as well as appropriate correspondence.
- Attend station functions. Other duties as assigned

Experience and Education:

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Two years in media sales or marketing/sales
EXPERIENCE PREFERRED: Five years in media sales, including two years in media sales management (may be concurrent)

EDUCATION REQUIRED: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in education and experience
EDUCATION PREFERRED: Bachelor's Degree

Equipment & Working Conditions:
IBM compatible computer with Windows operating system running Microsoft Office applications, "laser writer" or "ink jet" printer, photocopy machine, presentation equipment, multi-telephone system, general office equipment.

Hours:
Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm - occasionally early morning, late night and weekend duties, with extensive local travel and occasional national travel, must be able to lift 40 lbs.

Salary Type:
Salary + Commission (This is a full-time benefited position.)

How to apply:
Please do not contact WDCB.
Contact College of DuPage's HR Dept online: http://cod.hiretouch.com/

Illinois Center for Broadcasting Instructor

Radio - TV/Video - Digital Media/Web Instructors (Part-Time)

The Illinois Center for Broadcasting, an accredited and state approved radio and television/web broadcasting Career College is currently looking to recruit and hire part-time radio/tv/video/web/media instructors for its Chicago campus location.

Qualified instructor candidates must be technically and creatively proficient in radio or television broadcasting or website development or in one or more of the following areas: video and audio production, website (WordPress) development and content management, website marketing and statistics tracking and social media networking. Candidates must have the skills to effectively teach and train future broadcaster's using their current and previous knowledge and experience.

Flexible hours for morning, afternoon or evening classes. Hourly pay rate (based on experience).

Qualifications include:
- Must live in the Chicagoland or Suburban areas
- Must be currently employed in the radio or tv or video broadcasting industry
- Must have a minimum of 4-5 years full-time broadcast experience or 8 years part-time broadcast experience)
- Or a combination of 4-5 year's work professional broadcast experience and graduated from a 4 year college with a degree and in radio-tv/video broadcasting, communications or digital media - (will require official transcripts)
- Must have strong hands-on - technical, teaching and training skills
- Must be familiar with a variety of audio & video editing software (i.e. Adobe Audition 3.0, Final Cut Pro/Express, AVID Composer, Tricaster and website development (Word Press) and content management software and technology
- Must be available to teach either morning classes 9:30am to 1:30pm, afternoon classes 2pm to 6pm or evenings classes 6:30pm to 10:30pm (3 times per week)
- Must have a strong desire to teach and train future broadcasters

If you are interested in being either a part-time radio or tv/video/website instructor and if you meet our requirements, then please email, fax or mail your cover letter and detailed resume (no phone calls) to:

Wendell Ray - Education Coordinator
Illinois Center for Broadcasting - Chicago Campus
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mailing address:
Illinois Center for Broadcasting -– Chicago Campus
530 S. State St., Chicago, IL 60605

Visit our Website at: BeOnAir.com/Chicago

Director, On-Air Fundraising - WTTW11 Chicago

Director, On-Air Fundraising (Full-Time)

Window to the World Communications, In (WWCI) seeks a Director, On-Air Fundraising for WTTW-TV.

POSITION:
Director, On-Air Fundraising

REPORTS TO:
Senior Vice President, Chief Television Content Officer

PROCESS:
Fundraising

MINIMUM EDUCATION:
Bachelor's Degree required.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE:
The Director, On-Air Fundraising should have 4+ years marketing or television production experience. Pledge production/marketing experience is preferred.

SKILLS REQUIRED:
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills. Candidate must be organized, detail oriented, have experience supervising professional staff, and be able to multi-task. A positive, goal, and team-oriented attitude is essential. Proficiency with computer programs is required. The ideal candidate will also have a working knowledge of line-production and state of the art production.

JOB PURPOSE:
Coordinate the planning, production and execution of on-air fundraising campaigns, including, pledge fundraising spots and any pledge-related programming, the retail and inventory initiative, member and corporate special events and other marketing projects as determined.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Plans, produces and executes WTTW11's On-Air Pledge drives with goals of driving broadcast income and increasing response rate and overall member base.
- Determines overall objectives and strategies for Pledge, including, but not limited to, the following:
    -- Involvement in programming decisions, scheduling of drive times and related activities (includes pre-tapes, premium shoots and roll-in/spot productions).
    -- Development of marketing strategies, financial goals and premium strategies.
    -- Scheduling staff and arranging special guest appearances.
- Determines Pledge budgets and participates in management of budget plan.
- Development of original programs and promotions, expanding reach to a more diverse audience and generating fundraising revenue.
- Coordinates the development of overall promotional plans including special on-air spots and Internet promotions.
- Schedules/trains pledge talent, producers, directors, other crew members and production volunteers.
- Plans and executes Member and Corporate events related to on-air pledge programming that increase member base and cultivate current constituency while simultaneously enhancing program experience.
- Oversees the research of promotional items for giveaways, contests and high-end premiums including managing WWCI's relationship with all outside promotional incentive partners.
- Works with Marketing Assistant to determine premium needs for on-air fundraising activities.
- Provides back-end analysis of all aspects of each Pledge effort and leverages those findings in future efforts.
- Produces on-air fundraising breaks for national use and distribution.
- Manages relationship with Fulfillment House.

SUBMIT RESUMES AND INQUIRIES TO:
Human Resources
Window To The World Communications
5400 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60625
Fax: (773) 509-5309
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

Window to the World Communications, Inc. (WTTW/WFMT) is Chicago's premier public media organization committed to creating and presenting unique content for television, radio, and digital media.

We are:
...dedicated to bringing Chicago and the world together and invite our audiences to explore the knowledge and creative life of the arts, sciences, humanities, and public affairs.
...committed to diverse perspectives, accessibility, innovation, community engagement, and life-long learning - we embrace the power of public service to make lives richer and our region stronger.
...trusted by parents, grandparents, care-givers, and teachers and provide educational content that promotes the healthy development of our children.
...balanced in our objective, in-depth reporting and encourage our audiences to engage in dialogue and make informed decisions.

WLKG-FM Weekend Talent

Weekend Talent Needed

3-Time Wisconsin Broadcasters Association Station of the year Lake 96-1 (Lake Geneva, WI) has available hours for part-time radio announcer(s) on weekends or to be available as fill in for vacations and illness.

Talent ideally possess previous on-air radio experience. Personalities with current or recent Hot AC/CHR experience are strongly encouraged to apply.

Occasionally we have an opening for full-time on air talent.

Candidates should be able to function in various dayparts in a professional manner that is appropriate for the audience.

Send your best work and resume ASAP to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

No calls please.
CTJ Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

WCKG Board Op/Producer

WCKG Board Operator/Producer

This is the opportunity of a lifetime... YOUR chance to work side by side with the station managers AND be the Radio Apprentice. If you are local and need quality experience to get your career on track, this is the opportunity you've been hoping for.

WCKG is looking for hungry future radio leaders to hold down the fort, innovate, and CREATE with us.

Our studios are in Wheaton.

We've got LOTS of opportunities for growth IF you take pride in your work.

The FIRST test is your ability to follow directions. If you do not follow these instructions to the letter, we will ignore your application.

1) send an email with the exact subject line: Future Radio Leader
2) include BOTH your LinkedIn profile link AND your Facebook profile link
3) Tell us in 25 words or less why we should invite you in for an interview (make it good)
4) RE-read these steps and get it right, otherwise your email automatically gets filtered right to trash
5) send to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

CRM Website Information

The Chicagoland Radio & Media website (abbreviated as CRM) is a celebration of all things relating to Chicago-area media matters. CRM is a news source, a location for fans to voice their opinions, and an online museum of Chicago media's past and present, with a hopeful eye to its future. For the visitors, readers, and fans of the website, CRM is a both a resource and a release, both educational and an escape, and both factual and fun.

If it has a connection to Chicago area radio, television, print, and/or other forms of media -- information on it can be found here at ChicagolandRadioAndMedia.com!