Job Posting OPEN
Classical Radio Host - WNED FM (Part-Time)
Buffalo Toronto Public Media is your local
source for television and radio –
WNED PBS, WNED PBS KIDS, WNED Create,
WBFO NPR, WNED Classical, and WBFO The Bridge!
We reach Western New York and
Southern Ontario and can be streamed from your favorite device.
our communities through exploration and entertainment—everywhere.
We’re looking for multiple Radio Hosts!
***Independent Contractors and WNY and Canadian talent are encouraged to apply***
you’ll be doing:
The Host supports station programming for WNED Classical by hosting
pre-recorded and live on-air broadcasts and engaging with the station’s
listeners. Both an on-site and remote work option are available in this role. In summary, this individual will:
- Serve as announcer for
open station shifts, by voice tracking programs in advance of air date
- Review set play list
for correct pronunciation of music and composers. Provide commentary to
bridge musical selections
- Report (or solve)
programming or equipment discrepancies or problems as they occur. During
non-business hour shifts, take responsibility for overall Classical WNED
operations and monitor security
- Adhere to FCC
regulations and broadcasting best practices
- Demonstrated knowledge
of the classical music genre
up-to-date on related concerts and events
- Minimum of high
school diploma or equivalent; advanced degree in music, broadcasting, media or
related field preferred
experience in classical music radio preferred
- Knowledge of
broadcast operations and standards preferred
with current production and editing software highly desirable
proficiency with computer programs including Microsoft Office
- Understanding of on-air compliance and
- Excellent verbal/on-air personality and skill,
personable; able to speak eloquently and clearly
we’re awesome! You won’t find a better group of talented, energetic
people dedicated to quality content and reaching the various communities of our
region. We are proud of our culture and promote a realistic balance of
both work and personal life. Our benefits package is fantastic and we
have free parking!
a part-time, non-exempt position and starting pay will be based on
education, experience and interview. This position has a starting
rate of $19.33 per hour. Part-time hosts enjoy a flexible schedule and an accrued sick time benefit.
Buffalo Toronto Public
Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through
diversity and inclusion.