iHeartMedia Producer / Board Operator in Nashville, Tennessee
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The audio revolution is here – and iHeart is leading it! From broadcast radio to digital streaming radio to podcasting, audio continues to grow – and iHeart, which reaches 90% of Americans every month, is the #1 audio company in America across every one of those platforms. We’re the home of many of the country’s most popular and trusted on-air personalities and podcast influencers; we build important connections with hundreds of communities across America; we create and produce some of the most popular and well-known branded live music events in America; and we have the only complete audio ad technology stack in the industry for all forms of audio, from on demand to broadcast radio, digital streaming radio and podcasting. Only one company in America has the #1 position in everything audio: iHeartMedia.
If you’re excited about this role but don’t feel your experience aligns perfectly with the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. At iHeartMedia we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace and are looking for teammates passionate about what we do!
What We Need:
We’re seeking a skilled Broadcast Producer to assist with the planning and production of live and pre-recorded radio shows featuring news, music, talk, sports, traffic and feature productions
What You'll Do:
Generate original ideas, encourage ideation from others, and carry out thorough research
Research information, obtain materials and assist with contacting and scheduling guests
Give direction to presenters, content providers, assistants and other crew members
Manage budgets and ensure the efficient use of resources
Obtain permission or licenses for recording or broadcasting on location, and for the use of music, sound effects and audio archive material
Monitor listener emails, inquiries and responses related to shows
Work in collaboration with presenters, performers or other program contributors, in order to perform quality assurance to meet established production standards, rules and regulations
Use various broadcasting technologies such as soundboards and editing/production software
Schedule and monitors the radio stream during live recordings
Assist with time-keeping, saving show recordings, archiving show files and post-production editing as directed
What You'll Need:
Advanced proficiency with Digital Audio Editing Software such as Adobe Audition or similar programs is required.
Proficiency with radio station automation softwares such as RCS Nexgen or Sound Plus is prefered.
Creative mindset with the ability to formulate and communicate original ideas
Excellent writing and storytelling skills; ability to tailor and adapt content for different audiences and platforms
Knowledge of the radio market, different station/program styles, audience demographics
Experience using a variety of recording equipment and operating a radio studio
Ability to build rapport and draw information from people
Confidence and tenacity to pursue information, overcome obstacles and pitch ideas to senior colleagues
Stress tolerance with ability to work calmly and effectively under pression, and to react quickly to changes
Ability to plan and organize, set priorities, multi-task and meet tight deadlines
Full knowledge of the law, rules and industry regulations around radio productions; know when it necessary to acquire relevant clearances and licenses
Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office, including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and SharePoint as well as social media platforms
What You'll Bring:
Respect for others and a strong belief that others should do this in return
Ability to work within prescribed guidelines without needing close supervision
Problem solving skills within established procedures
Understanding of when to seek guidance for unforeseen problems
Close attention to detail
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to act in a professional manner and collaborate with colleagues of different levels
Nashville, TN: 55 Music Square West, Floors 1 and 2, 37203
iHeartMedia’s benefits offering is flexible and offers a variety of choices to meet the diverse needs of our changing workforce, including the following:
Employer sponsored medical, dental and vision with a variety of coverage options (employees meeting ACA measurement)
A 401K plan
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) at no cost – services include telephonic counseling sessions, consultation on legal and financial matters, emotional well-being, family and caregiving
A range of additional voluntary programs, such as spending accounts, student loan refinancing, accident insurance and more!
The Company is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.
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iHeartMedia is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month – we specialize in radio, digital, social, podcasts, influencers, data, and events across the nation and provide premier opportunities for advertisers.
Visit iHeartMedia.com to learn more about us.