Classical 94.5 WNED – Mid-Day Program Host

Buffalo, NY, United States – Part Time

Classical 94.5 WNED, Buffalo NY, is seeking a creative, energetic and experienced Classical Radio host for our Monday – Friday 11:00 am – 3:00 pm shift. In addition to the on-air hosting, this position will assist with the digital music library for the station. This position may be performed remotely with the use of our voice tracking software if the candidate is located beyond a commuting distance from the station.

Classical WNED has been on the air for over 40 years, airing music 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The station harbors an ongoing broadcast and production relationship with the Grammy award-winning Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. Reaching a weekly average cume of 55,000. Classical 94.5 WNED is part of WNED|WBFO in Buffalo, NY, which also includes WNED-TV and WBFO (NPR Station). The stations serve Western New York and Southern Ontario. The Buffalo area is undergoing an economic and cultural renaissance and the Canadian market enhances the stations mission and fundraising opportunities.

We are looking for individuals who:
  • Have a clear speaking voice with the ability to tell compelling and engaging stories.
  • Enthusiastic and knowledgeable about classical music and related information.
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills with the demonstrated ability to use social media tools to engage a wide range of listeners.
  • Are looking for part time work, approximately 15 – 25 hours per week.

What you need to succeed:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Music, Broadcasting or other related field.
  • 1+ years’ experience radio broadcast experience.
  • Excellent radio on-air skills and knowledge of broadcast operations and standards.
  • Knowledge and passion of classical music and the ability to communicate this passion to a broad audience.

WNED | WBFO is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion.
Please email cover letter and resume to:
hr@wned.org OR mail to:
WNED | WBFO
PO Box 1263
Buffalo, NY 14240-1263