WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION
WNED/WBFO Buffalo / Toronto
Position Title: Classical Radio Program Host – Part Time
Department: Classical WNED
Reports To: Classical WNED Music Director
Status: Casual, Non-Exempt (25 hours per week)
Date: April 2017
Serves as Announcer and Master Control Operator during on-air shifts. Hours are Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Responsibilities include: % Time Spent
1. Serves as announcer and master control operator 80%
during local music programming programs. Monitor
transmitter performance and maintains transmitter
2. Review set play list for correct pronunciation of music and 10%
composers. Provide commentary to bridge musical selections.
3. Reports (or solves) programming or equipment 10%
discrepancies or problems as they occur. During
non-business hour shifts, takes responsibility for overall
FM operations and monitors security.
Qualifications and Education Required:
- Knowledge of broadcast operations and standards preferred.
- Knowledge of classical music and the concert world.
- Previous experience in classical music radio preferred.
- Undergraduate degree in music, broadcasting or related field.
- Familiarity with current production and editing software highly desirable.