WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION
WNED/WBFO    Buffalo / Toronto


Position Description

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                


Position Summary:
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
program logs. 

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.

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