Careers at Virginia Tech

Radio Announcer

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Work type: Hourly Wage/Part-Time
Senior management: Vice Pres Advancement
Department: Communications and Marketing
Location: Blacksburg, Virginia, Roanoke, Virginia
Categories: Advancement, Communications / Public Relations / Marketing, Other

Job Description

Serves as production assistant, announcer and master control board operator during weekday and weekend shifts on an asneeded basis. Follows specified formats during air shift(s) and executes programming functions as instructed by station program director. When on duty, is responsible for programming on WVTF and RADIO IQ program streams as well as online streams. In conjunction with announcer/board operation duties, also is responsible for quality control monitoring of: program feeds, broadcast operations including automation systems, online streams, and transmitter remote controls as well as assuring the logged paid announcements air as scheduled. Is familiar with and adheres to FCC regulations. Adheres to station policies. Performs duties in a consistently professional manner.

Required Qualifications

Experience in radio broadcasting and news writing, preferably in multiple station operation and program streams; experience in operating broadcast audio consoles and digital audio capture/playback systems; experience in production and editing using digital systems; demonstrated knowledge of modern broadcast operations and monitoring; working knowledge of personal computers; candidate should possess a professional sound and delivery in live and recorded work as well as strong communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Public radio and news gathering experience; familiarity with our programming and our coverage area.

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Commensurate with Experience

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Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Advancement HR at during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

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