Job Application - WNY Public Broadcasting Association

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.


Engaging 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***


What 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

What you’ll need:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the classical music genre
  • Maintains 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
  • Previous experience in classical music radio preferred
  • Knowledge of broadcast operations and standards preferred
  • Familiarity with current production and editing software highly desirable
  • Demonstrated proficiency with computer programs including Microsoft Office
  • Understanding of on-air compliance and regulatory guidelines
  • Excellent verbal/on-air personality and skill, personable; able to speak eloquently and clearly


Because 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!


Salary and Benefits:

This is 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.