Creates content and provides timely and useful information to commuters planning their drives as well as to those already en route by maintaining contact with external sources of information or by observing traffic patterns.
Manages information: keeps all facts straight, makes sure details are accurate and current and tracks any changes in information.
Must have a sense of urgency.
Computer experience is a must. Reasonable typing speed and knowledge of how to use drop-down menus.
Knowledge of maps and how to use mapping devices such as GPS is mandatory.
General people skills are important. Must be able to communicate with staff and other agencies as well as outside operations that the company partners with.
Some weekend, holiday and overnight hours are expected. We are a 24/7 operations.
Will have the ability to follow directions and employment guidelines.
Works in collaboration with presenters, performers or other program contributors, in order to perform quality assurance to meet established production standards, rules and regulations.
Uses various broadcasting technologies such as soundboards and editing/production software.
Ability to generate original ideas, and to think creatively about how to communicate them to audiences; has comprehensive knowledge of subjects relevant to specific radio genres
Excellent writing and storytelling skills; ability to tailor and adapt content for different audiences and platforms
Knowledgeable of the radio market, different station/program styles, audience demographics
Excellent communication skills, complemented by diplomacy, empathy and patience
Ability to build rapport and draw information from people
Can coach and develop others
Has confidence and tenacity to pursue information, overcome obstacles and pitch ideas to senior colleagues
Stress tolerance: ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure, and to react quickly to changes
Ability to plan and organize, set priorities, multi task and meet tight deadlines
Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and social networking platforms
3+ years experience as Radio Producer and/or Assistant in a smaller market or college station
4-year college degree, preferably in Radio or Media Production