Job Opportunities in Community Radio

Date AnnouncedPosition / StationCity, StateDetails / Link
12.13.21General Manager

WMMT/Appalshop, Inc.

Whitesburg, KYThe WMMT General Manager is a year-round, full time position in Whitesburg, Kentucky in a salary range of $46,750 - 66,000 with full paid benefits.

The General Manager provides leadership and coordination for all aspects of station activity, including fundraising, staff management, volunteer management, and government compliance. As the head of WMMT 88.7 FM, the GM works closely with Appalshop’s Executive Director, organizational managers, and other Program Directors within Appalshop to create a collaborative work environment. The GM also leads in developing and carrying out the station's long-term vision.

The general manager will have responsibilities in administration, fundraising, and community relations.

General Responsibilities:

*Supervise WMMT staff including hiring/firing, onboarding, grievances, and regular staff check-ins
*Advocate for WMMT and articulate the station’s mission locally and nationally
*Lead weekly staff meetings
*Coordinate with other Appalshop Program Directors
*Ensure ongoing upkeep of equipment and technology in partnership with WMMT staff and the station's contract engineer

To apply for this position: Please submit a resume, cover letter, and three references to apply@appalshop.org.

For a full job description, click (here)
12.10.21Assistant / Producer
KPFK

Los Angeles, CA

Job Opening at KPFK Los Angeles - AM Producer
KPFK is pleased to announce an employment opportunity for an Assistant/Producer for our 7–8 A.M. weekday morning drive-time show.

Candidates are expected to be proficient in research and news writing. They should also be extremely knowledgeable about current political affairs and intimately familiar with the landscape of local, national and international progressive information outlets. They must be detail-oriented, proficient in audio editing, have good verbal and written communication skills, be comfortable with the use of social media, be able to balance multiple deadlines, be available work during early morning hours, be comfortable supervising volunteers, and be able work in a fast-paced environment. The assistant producer will be expected to help grow and expand the show, as well as coordinate news and fundraising programming with our affiliate stations. Prior training in broadcasting and journalism is required. We encourage women and people of color to apply.

NOTE: This is a union position with health benefits.

Application Deadline: January 16 at midnight PT.

Please send a cover letter, a 1-page resumé and 2 references to jobs@kpfk.org with the subject: "Producer- Job Application" If you do not receive an email confirmation, that means we did not receive your application. We will only accept electronic applications.

The Pacifica Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate based on race, nationality, gender, age, disability, or sexuality.

10.20.21 Conference Assistant for “Building an Anti-Racism Strategy
for Canadian Broadcasting”

The Community Media Advocacy Centre

Montreal, Halifax, Vancouver, Calgary, Winnipeg, and Ottowa, Canada575 hours at $20/hr, plus travel expenses

Position Summary:

CMAC is hiring a Conference Assistant tasked with helping to prepare a regional and national event series happening in 2022 called: "Building
an Anti-Racism Strategy for Canadian Broadcasting: Conversation &
Convergence." These important and timely events are supported by
Heritage Canada and will address access, representation, and
employment-related barriers facing racialized communities and Indigenous
Peoples in Canadian broadcasting. Activities will include five regional
engagement sessions held across Canada (Montreal, Halifax, Vancouver,
Calgary and Winnipeg) that will culminate in a two-day national
conference held in Ottawa and the development of an anti-racism strategy
for Canadian broadcasting. The events are proposed to run from
April-May-June 2022 and September-October-November 2022. The Conference
Assistant will work under the supervision of the Project Steering
Committee.

Responsibilities:

-Before each event, prepare the activities by booking the venue,
including AV equipment and hospitality services, circulating the CFP and
confirming presenters, recruiting participants, and confirming sponsors,
promotions, media coverage, and archiving;
-During each event, attend the activities and support the facilitation
of the event to achieve project goals;
-After each event, prepare the event archives and summary reports in
French and English for dissemination publicly and to event participants.
http://www.cmacentre.ca/

For a full job description, click (here)

** Review of applications will begin on Nov. 15 and continue until the position is filled. **