The ABA has been contacted by Clear Channel Birmingham in their search for a part time reporter/anchor for some on-air and “behind the scenes” work. It would be predominately late nights, with some day-time fill-in. This is a great opportunity to get into news on a part time basis and be able to work another day job.
Please forward to any graduates you believe might be interested!
All applicants are supposed to go through the corporate web site. (06-24-13)
Operations Director, WIJD Mobile, AL Christian Radio AM 1270
- Salary $28,600/year, Major Medical Insurance
- 5 years radio experience required
- Call Greg at 251-340-0442 or 864-414-4140 for interview
- WIJD is a member of the Wilkins Communications Network, an Equal Opportunity employer. (06-21-13)
Public Radio WBHM 90.3 FM, Birmingham, Ala., is seeking a News Director to lead the station's award-winning journalistic efforts.
Take a leadership role in a noted public media enterprise as we evolve and develop over time, listening closely and giving voice to the community we serve. Work extensively with online content, social media, and the ever-evolving technology and trends inherent in successful media today.
You will need at least a bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, or a related field and five years of related experience. Supervising, directing, and editing the work of others will be a major part of your duties. While reporting is not a primary duty, the eagerness and ability to find and tell stories will be important, too. As with all of our content managers, you should be able to do fill-in work on-air, as well as modest amounts of fundraising and other station-related activities.
Collaborating within the station and throughout the community will be important to your success. Experience and willingness to work with independent producers, other media entities and content partners, and other creative people is a major plus as WBHM routinely works with other stations and distributors in public media. It would be also be good if you have direct, active experience with NPR and public radio news practices. NPR’s Southern Bureau Chief Russell Lewis is based at WBHM.
The annual salary range is $45,198.40 – $72,321.60, plus excellent university benefits. To be considered, you must apply online at the Human Resources section of www.uab.edu. Type “radio” into the keyword search box to find the right listing. Position is open until filled. AA/EOE
WBHM is a listener-supported service of the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), “your NPR news station,” and home to the Alabama Radio Reading Service, a resource for the blind and print-impaired. WBHM serves a significant radio audience in Birmingham and North Central Alabama, and our online presence has more than quadrupled in unique page views in the past year. Financial support from listeners and business is at an all-time high, and UAB, WBHM’s Friends Board and our Junior Advisors are active in helping inform our plans for the future to use journalism to convene community, create relationships, examine problems, and explore solutions.
WBHM is a PC and MAC friendly shop and an increasingly “digital first” environment, where news features and two-ways are routinely put online for web and mobile use by our audience before reaching the FM airwaves. Our broadcast and production chain has undergone major upgrades in the past year to a full SAS digital routing system and consoles, and we are leading efforts with the open-source Linux-based Rivendell automation system.
Exciting times are ahead for WBHM, which is fortunate to be in a market where our listeners encourage us to do more even as we work to build a better community, inform citizens, and enrich the cultural environment. And it is with UAB’s support that we fulfill our promise of service and civic awareness. Birmingham is a city with a storied, complex history. Since the 1970s, WBHM has been integral in the city’s past, and we intend to be a vital and vibrant part of its future as we continue to make a difference in North Central Alabama. (06-15-13)
FUN 92-7 FM (WAFN-FM Arab/Huntsville) is looking for a production person with knowledge of Adobe Audition and other digital production; website, facebook and twitter understanding. Must be willing to work in a smaller market with a chance to learn the ropes before growing into a major market production wizards. Some broadcast training / education is a plus. Resumes to FUN Media Group Inc; P O Box 1297 Arab AL 35016. EOE (06-13-13)
Rocket City Broadcasting LLC has a rare sales opening at our 3 successful radio stations in Huntsville, AL - WAHR Star 99.1FM, WRTT Rocket 95.1FM and WLOR Sunny 98.1FM. We offer an exciting work environment, complete benefits package and an excellent commission structure. Two years media sales experience required, radio sales preferred. The candidate must also have good communication and presentation skills, basic computer knowledge and a strong desire to succeed. To be considered for our team, e-mail your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to Rocket City Broadcasting LLC Attn: Laura Orand, Director of Sales 1555 The Boardwalk Suite 1 Huntsville, AL 35816. Rocket City Broadcasting is an equal opportunity employer. (07-08-13)
Scott Communications, WALX-FM 100.9 / WJAM-AM/FM 96.3/1340, /KIX COUNTRY 101.5 Selma: Production Manager / Talent Position Available. Candidate must be self motivated and creative, able to interact with listeners on the phone and in public. The position also requires knowledge in windows basic operations. Experience with Adobe Audition and Scott Studios Automation systems is preferred, but not required. We will train you. Responsibilities include commercial production, on air work, voice tracking and oversee daily general operations. Scott Communications is a equal opportunity employer. Send or email resume to :
Scott Communications, Inc.
P.O. Box 1150
Selma, Alabama 36702-1150
or make application in person during regular business hours of 8am to 4pm at 273 Persimmon Tree Road, Selma, Alabama 36701 (06-08-13)
Bluewater Broadcasting Co., LLC has an immediate opening for a Studio Engineer to
maintain our 7-station cluster in Montgomery, Alabama. If you're tired of the corporate grind,
then come work for a locally owned and operated company.
- The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years of radio broadcast experience as Studio
Engineer, Audio Engineer, Assistant Chief Engineer, or Chief Engineer. SBE Certification is a
- The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years of IT experience in configuration,
operation, and maintenance of Windows systems hardware and software and related
infrastructure including network administration and software systems management.
- Be able to perform first level maintenance on analog studio equipment. Digital processing
equipment, and STL transmitters.
- Be able to perform first level maintenance on business computers and PCs, perform
required system monitoring to establish integrity of hardware, server resources, verify
completion of scheduled jobs such as backups. Create, change, and delete user accounts.
Repair and recover from hardware or software failures. Coordinate and communicate with all
- Be able to maintain EAS logs and Public File.
- Be familiar with SS32 automation, it's hardware, possess the ability to participate in planning
for future replacement, and be able to troubleshoot with remote support technicians.
- Be familiar with Visual Traffic, it's hardware, and possess the ability to troubleshoot with
remote support technicians.
- Be familiar with FCC rules and regulations.
- Be familiar with FCC website and how to navigate the ULS and CDBS.
- Assist the RF engineer with transmitters as needed.
- Be on-call 24/7.
- Strong desire to be a team player and appreciate a professional work environment.
Understand the need for each department to work with and support the others.
- Must have reliable transportation and a valid driver's license and ability to lift 50 pounds,
climb ladders and undertake other physical duties necessary to accomplish the job.
Bluewater is an Equal Employment Opportunity Company (06-06-13)
Are You a Hunter?
Cumulus Media-Birmingham (JOX 94.5, WAPI 100.5, HOT 107.7, 99.5 the Vibe) is searching for exceptional candidates to help drive the future of local media sales. We hire passionate, driven, resourceful, organized, customer-focused problem solvers who have great communication skill and the ability to cultivate client relationships. We target thousands of local companies with a highly tuned business-category focus and introduce these companies to Cumulus’s large demographically-distinct audiences via the POWER OF RADIO. We provide our teams with a great product to sell, superior training tools, and a sales management system that supports business development and rewards performance. Unlike other media sales organizations, we don't wait for the phone to ring. We target thousands of local companies with a highly tuned business-category focus and we introduce these companies to the power of radio.
•Prospecting/Cold Calling/Business Development
•Setting appointments with prospects
•Presenting creative client presentations conveying the value of radio advertising
•Achieving a sales quota
•Outgoing, self-motivated, resourceful, organized, communication skills, entrepreneurial spirit
•Appreciation for process, performance measurement, employee development, and a results-oriented sales approach
•Strong understanding of lead generation, CRM/SFA and account management
•Cultivation of long standing client relationships
•Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
•New business to business experience preferred with recognition as top-performer
•Minimum of 1 year outside sales experience required; 2 or more years preferred with ability to penetrate new business categories
•Media sales background preferred, not required
•Bachelor’s degree preferred
•Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance Package
•Paid Vacation & Holidays
•Career Advancement Opportunities
Cumulus is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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