Classical 94.5 WNED – Program Host

Buffalo, NY, United States – Per Diem

Are you looking for something interesting to do that doesn’t require a full time commitment? Classical 94.5 WNED, Buffalo NY, is seeking individuals who are passionate about classical music and would like to be part of our exciting on-air team of program hosts on a per-diem basis. This position will involve on-air hosting as well as social media / digital engagement with listeners. Be part of a team of amazing professionals seeking creative and innovative ways to enrich our community with classical music.
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), serving Western New York and Southern Ontario.

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.

What you need to succeed:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Music, Linguistics, Broadcasting or related field.
  • Thorough knowledge of classical music, performers, concert world and command of foreign pronunciation common to classical music.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with computers and social media.
  • Familiarity with current production and editing software highly desirable.

WNED | WBFO is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion.

Please email cover letter and resume to: OR mail to:
PO Box 1263
Buffalo, NY 14240-1263