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Media Positions Available

A special section for media companies seeking Chicago-area media professionals to fill a need within their organization. Ads may be open or blind.

This is yet another free service of CRM. Send Positions Available requests via email or the CRM "Contact Us" form for posting up on this page.


B95 Midday Bright AC Personality (DeKalb)

Midday Bright AC Personality Needed

Midday talent wanted for Bright-AC, 90 minutes west of Chicago. We're looking for someone who understands format. Someone who understands preparation, concentration & most importantly, moderation. Someone who knows that radio is fun…and a lot of hard work. Qualified candidates will have at least 2 years of professional radio experience and will be ready and willing to stay until the job is finished. Duties include on-air, production, copy writing, remotes, voice tracking & website updating. Occasional weekend days required for remotes or remote board op.

This is a great place to work! The station is locally owned and operated and we're a dedicated, friendly bunch of radio people. We want you to succeed. Join us!

Send an air demo and some production examples to:
Ken Misch, Program Director
B95 WDKB-FM
2201 North 1st Street
DeKalb, IL 60115

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Please, no phone calls.
WDKB is an equal opportunity employer.

WSSR-FM Seeking Its Next Star

Star 96.7 Part-Time On-Air Star
Star 96.7 (WSSR) is looking for its next part-time Star! We are in need of a weekend and weekday fill-in part-time utility player! Star 96.7 is the suburb's premier Hot AC station, serving the southwest and western Chicagoland area. Personable and energetic personality with knowledge of current music, culture, local events and social media a must. Qualified candidates will have at least 3 years on-air experience and can easily voice-track, go live, do production and must be familiar with various broadcast computer operating systems, including NextGen and Adobe Audition. Social media and audience interaction skills are a must.

Can you give the audience a great local listening experience, be available to fill in on short notice and be an active member of the Star team?

If you think that you fit the bill, e-mail or snail-mail your demo & resume.

Scott Childers, Program Director
WSSR-FM - Star 96.7
2410 B Caton Farm Road
Crest Hill , IL 60403

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Phone calls will not be accepted.

Digity, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

Wisconsin Public Radio Producer/Director, Morning Drive

Talk Producer/Director, Morning Drive (Madison, WI)

Wisconsin Public Radio seeks a talk show producer to join our morning drive team. Develop fresh ideas, book compelling guests, and create related online content.

Requires: Bachelor's degree, experience in talk show production, strong editorial and ethical judgment, solid idea generation, excellent writing skills, and more.

Further details and an online application can found HERE.

EEO.

Morning News Anchor - Rockford

Morning News Anchor - WREX-TV (Rockford)

Experience:
We are looking for a leader in both our newsroom and in the Rockford community. The perfect candidate is someone who is dedicated to working with others in a team-oriented environment.

In addition to anchoring, the job duties will also include reporting, live shots, story enterprising and development, script approvals, script writing and video editing.

Requirements:
WREX is committed to produce award-winning content on multiple platforms, including mobile, web and social media. The ideal candidate will have a full understanding of how to effectively use these kinds of digital media. Must have a valid driver's license.

Contact:
Interested candidates should send resumes and video reel illustrating your work to:
WREX-TV
Josh Morgan, News Director
P.O. Box 530
Rockford, IL 61105

WREX IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
No phone calls please.

Creative Services Director - Clear Channel Chicago

Creative Services Director

Clear Channel Media + Entertainment - Chicago has an immediate opening a creative imaging wizard! As the Creative Services Director for the Chi's #1 for Hip-Hop & R&B WGCI-FM, Chicago's Hit Music 103-5 KISS-FM (WKSC-FM), and Today's R&B & Old School V103 (WVAZ-FM), you will be responsible for ear-catching, impactful, timely, and engaging imagining to set our brands apart. If this is you, then we want you on our team!

Required Skills:
- Adhere to all guidelines, policies and procedures of the station, Clear Channel Communications, Inc., the FCC and all other federal, state and local laws.
- Produce all creative imaging (e.g. sweepers, montages, promos, vignettes, parody songs, show intros, etc.) for WGCI-FM, WKSC-FM, & WVAZ-FM.
- Gather and produce listener and client testimonial audio for imaging and brand marketing purposes.
- May be responsible for operating broadcast board inclusive of digital editing, recording and maintaining network feeds.
- Must be available to serve as fill-in air talent on any of the above stations.
- Ensure logged commercials, promotions and any other programming essential to the stations operation are aired.
- Adhere to all company policies and procedures regarding indecency and obscenity.
- Be on call for possible disasters, breaking news, or acts of nature.
- Assist with the voice over and production of paid, and non-paid, spots required to run on the station.
- Be an ambassador for the radio station when out in public. Maintain a positive and approachable attitude when around listeners and clients.

Required Experience:
- Minimum of three (3) years of on-air commercial radio experience required and three (3) years of production/creative production experience, excellent verbal and communication skills, outstanding ability to relate and communicate with target audience, positive attitude both on and off the air.
- Strong knowledge of NexGen, G-Selector, Vox Pro, and Pro Tools or similar systems.
- Knowledge of all FCC rules and regulations.
- This is an AFTRA position.
- Applicants must possess a strong work ethic, be well-read, punctual, and be a team player with a cooperative attitude.
- Applicant must deliver engaging and compelling on-air content.

Apply online HERE.

With 245 million monthly listeners in the U.S., Clear Channel Media & Entertainment has the largest reach of any radio or television outlet in America. Clear Channel Media & Entertainment serves 150 markets through 840 owned radio stations, and the company's radio stations and content can be heard on AM/FM, HD digital radio, satellite radio, on the Internet at iHeartRadio.com and on the company's radio station websites, on the iHeartRadio mobile app, in enhanced auto dashes, on iPads and smartphones, and used via navigation systems. iHeartRadio, Clear Channel's digital radio platform, is the No. 1 all-in-one digital audio service with over 260 million downloads; it reached its first 20 million registered users faster than any digital service in Internet history.

The company's operations include radio broadcasting, online and mobile services and products, live concerts and events, syndication, music research services and independent media representation. Clear Channel Media & Entertainment is a division of CC Media Holdings, Inc., a leading global media and entertainment company. More information on the company can be found at ClearChannel.com.

Clear Channel is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.

Soul 106.3 On-Air Host

WSRB-FM On-Air Host/Personality (Full-Time)

WSRB/Soul 106.3 is currently seeking to fill one full-time on-air position.

Qualified candidates must have a mature quality voice, not less than 5 years previous broadcast experience, and be computer literate. Excellent communication, voice and phone skills. Must have the knowledge of the Adult Urban format and be able to operate Vox Pro, an audio console, transmitter and all studio equipment. Must be willing and ready to fully support the Programming and Sales Departments. Additionally, reliability, punctuality and the ability to adhere to directives is a must.

Must be able to represent Crawford Broadcasting and the station in a professional type manor.

Responsibilities include:
- Performing live broadcasts that are entertaining and compelling.
- Ensuring that promotions and contests are executed properly.
- Operating the control board.
- Doing production work.
- Making personal appearances at station events and remote broadcasts.

To apply send a cover letter, your resume, and demos/air checks to:
ON AIR HOST POSITION
Crawford Broadcasting, Inc.
6336 Calumet Avenue
Hammond, IN 46324

IN ORDER TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, YOU MUST INDICATE IN YOUR COVER LETTER HOW YOU HEARD OF THIS JOB OPENING.

Phone calls will not be accepted.

WSRB, Soul 106.3 -- the best mix of R&B Soul1063Radio.com

CRAWFORD BROADCASTING COMPANY
D/B/A
WPWX-FM Radio 92.3, WYCA-FM Radio 102.3, WSRB-FM Radio 106.3, WYRB-FM Radio 106.3 FM

Crawford Broadcasting Company/Dontron, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. The Equal Employment Opportunity Program of Crawford Broadcasting Inc. seeks to hire qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, national origin.

1590WCGO Radio Sales Account Executive

WCGO-AM Radio Sales Account Representative

1590WCGO (Evanston) is building a new brand and is seeking an aggressive rep to get in on the ground floor with wide open territory and sell advertising in our new talk programming and help "build" weekend programming through block airtime sales.

Knowledge of Co-op advertising is required.

Please email resume to:
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No phone calls, please!

WFMT Operations Assistant

Operations Assistant - WFMT & the WFMT Radio Network

Window to the World Communications, Inc. is seeking an Operations Assistant to help in the daily operations of WFMT-FM and the WFMT Radio Network. The WFMT Operations Assistant reports to WFMT's Director of Operations.

Job Purpose:
To perform process of helping maintain smooth operations for WFMT and the WFMT Radio Network.

Responsibilities:
- Create cue sheets for syndicated programs.
- Monitor Live programs and On-Air signal.
- Maintain Website content.
- Place and retrieve programs on FTP.
- Convert files (FLAC, MP2, MP3, WAV, etc).
- Load audio to NEXGEN and follow up with proper documentation.
- Establish ISDN connections and properly route signal for studio sessions.
- Burn and quality check CD’s for the Beethoven Network and the Jazz Network.
- Record air checks for specials and Live broadcasts.
- Copy programs for special requests.
- Provide sales and support staff with air check requests.
- Maintain archive of all programs.
- Assist with live broadcasts.
- Occasional board operations.
- Provide excellent customer service to affiliates and listeners.

Skills Required:
- A thorough knowledge of radio broadcast equipment is required.
- Familiarity with Adobe Audition, Pro Tools, and NexGen is a plus.
- The candidate should have a strong technical understanding of the web, including discussion boards, video sharing sites, podcasting, and social media platforms.
- The ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently while maintaining exceptional attention to detail is critical.
- Candidate must also be a self-starter.
- Strong communication skills and advanced computer skills are also essential.

Minimum Requirements:
- At least 4 years of hands-on radio experience.
- Bachelor's Degree.

Submit resumes and inquiries to:
Human Resources
c/o Window To The World Communications
5400 N. St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60625
Fax: (773) 509-5309
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NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

CSN Chicago Producer

Producer - Comcast SportsNet Chicago

Comcast SportsNet Chicago is seeking a content producer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Produce newscast, including but not limited to formatting the show, determining news stories to be shown during the assigned newscast, coordinating cut-ins, and writing copy
- Determine the sequence and flow of the newscast. Format and write material for broadcast—take newscast from concept to completion -- day after day
- Coordinate all live shots during broadcast
- Stay in communication with assignment desk
- Develop contingency plans for breaking stories
- Prepare anchors for broadcast
- Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned
- Produce specials or original programming as assigned
- Train and supervise all newsroom staff: including associate producers and production assistants as needed
- Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
- BA/BS degree in Radio/TV/Film, Communications, or equivalent experience required
- Five (5) years television experience
- Must have newsroom experience

Eligibility Requirements:
- Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV HERE to be considered
- Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
- Must be willing to work in Chicago, IL
- Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
- Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
- Must be 18 years or older
- Must be able to provide a reel/portfolio of work examples -- if available, include a web address when you submit your resume

Additional Job Requirements:
- Thorough knowledge of local and national sports required
- Must possess poise under pressure and be able to meet tight deadlines, change and numerous other tasks
- Maintaining accuracy and details are critical to newscast
- Must be creative and enterprising, a team player with leadership qualities
- Must possess excellent copy editing skills
- Excellent knowledge of current events, regionally, nationally, as well as, internationally
- Must have the ability to guide writers, reporters, contributors, production assistants and others in order to complete a well-structured newscast
- Must have the ability to operate in the control room
- Strong work ethic, positive attitude and leadership qualities with the ability to handle multiple tasks and set priorities a must
- Ability to work non-traditional hours, weekends & holidays
- Ability to work in a fast paced, high pressure environment
- Producing Live Studio show experience a must.

About Us:
NBCUniversal is one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks.

NBC Sports Regional Networks, part of the NBC Sports Group, consists of 11 regional networks that deliver more than 2,400 live sporting events annually, along with breaking news, comprehensive analysis, digital content and original programming, to more than 50 million homes. The NBC Sports Regional Networks are: Comcast SportsNet Bay Area, Comcast SportsNet California, Comcast SportsNet Chicago, Comcast SportsNet Houston, Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic, Comcast SportsNet New England, Comcast SportsNet Northwest, The Comcast Network, Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia, and SNY.

It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal's affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

WGN-TV Interactive News Producer

WGN-TV Interactive News Producer

WGN-TV is looking to expand its digital team by hiring a web producer. This multi-talented candidate must have strong news judgment, knowledge of myriad social media and thrive on working in the 24-hour news cycle.

Responsibilities include: Writing up and posting local news stories, interesting videos and web exclusive content that may originate outside of our newscasts to WGNtv.com, CLTV.com and ChicagoWeatherCenter.com.

Populating our social media channels with compelling content that drives users to our websites. Ensuring factual, grammatical and legal accuracy online and upholding the station's established journalistic standards to avoid editorial bias.

The successful candidate will be a self-starter with excellent communication skills who is organized and focused on ensuring a website that is topical and beneficial to users. The candidate should also be able to balance the demands of both long and short-term projects, while meeting daily deadlines.

A college degree in journalism, mass communications, a related field or equivalent experience is preferred. A minimum of 1-2 years of online content experience with a broadcast/television media environment, as well as experience in website design and functionality, are necessary. Strong abilities with HTML, Adobe Photoshop, Final Cut Pro, Wordpress, Google Analytics and Chartbeat a plus. Willingness to work flexible shifts, including weekends and holidays, as well as being on call are required.

If interested, apply online or send resume and cover letter to:
WGN-TV Human Resources Department
2501 W. Bradley Place
Chicago, IL 60618
Fax: 773-528-1387

Equal Opportunity Employer

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!