Board Operator

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Ref#: 27556
CBS Business Unit: CBS Radio
Job Type: Part-Time (without benefits)
Job Schedule: Part-Time
Job Location: New York, NY, US

About Us:
CBS RADIO is one of the largest major-market broadcast media operators in the United States and the undisputed leader in news and sports radio. Producing original audio and video content, live events and exclusive programming broadcast via on-air, online and mobile platforms, CBS RADIO reaches more than 72 million consumers nationwide each week. As a part of CBS Corporation, the division owns and operates 117 radio stations in 26 markets – including the top 10 as ranked by Nielsen Audio – as well as an extensive array of digital assets. CBS RADIO distributes its programming via AM, FM and HD Radio stations, Radio.com and CBS Local Digital Media apps, making engaging with audiences easier than ever before. For more information, please visit www.cbsradio.com.
Description:

WFAN and the CBS Sports Radio Network are looking for tape operators/board operators. Board Operators are responsible for running the control board, following station format, arranging and playing commercials and IDs according to program and commercial logs, following all applicable laws and FCC regulations. In addition, you may help administer contests, answer listener phone calls, screen listener calls for live shows, operate satellite receivers, take transmitter meter readings, conduct EAS tests, etc. This is a critical role in the on-air execution of the station. Board operators may also be responsible for monitoring and log keeping for an additional radio station.  As a Tape Operator, you will edit play-by-play highlights and interviews using a digital editing program.

Qualifications:

Board Operators/Tape Operators must have:

  • Experience in a newsroom; preferably at a sports talk radio station/network.
  • You must have hands on experience with a digital operating system (Media Touch, Audio Vault, Enco, Burli or Profit).
  • Must have editing experience in Adobe Audition, Pro Tools or SAW.
  • Must be a team player, computer savvy and have the flexibility to work different shifts, including weekends, overnights and holidays, if required.

Minimum Education Level: Associate's Degree

EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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