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Classical Announcer, Casual


  • WXXI Public Broadcasting
  • 08/19/19
  • Rochester, NY
  • 14614
  • TBD / Hourly
  • Part-Time
POSITION: Classical Announcer
DIVISION: Radio
REPORTS TO: Classical Program Director
CLASSIFICATION: Casual, Non-Exempt
DUTIES:
1. Prepare and host fill-in airshifts (as assigned) to include: advance preparation of music listings
according to music guidelines, posting in Music Librarian and Composer 2 for web, presenting
all program elements (UW, promos, traffic/weather/news etc.) as required by the Allegiance
Program Log, in a personal way that engages the listener and speaks to WXXIs Classical Core
Values.
2. Smooth technical operation of FM master control to include: CD players, Enco, live and direct
feeds from Decoders, microphones, EAS tests, and programs from automated playlists. Work
with Operations staff and/or PC Support staff to communicate discrepancies, report on UW,
troubleshoot technical problems, and accurately report all program details on the daily program
log.
3. Assist with social media outreach efforts, to include posting on FB and/or Twitter, writing
blogs, creating original content that enhances the on-air presentation of music and assisting
with program highlights on classical915.org
4. Serve as host and pitch talent during station fundraising activities and represent WXXI at
station events as assigned and available.
5. Other related divisional duties as assigned.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Thorough knowledge of classical music and performers,
command of foreign pronunciation common to classical music.
Demonstrated proficiency with computers and various social
media. Classical hosting experience preferred.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: B.A. degree preferred.
Qualified applicants may submit their cover letter, resume and audio sample(s) to:
hr@wxxi.org or WXXI, Human Resource Dept., 280 State St., Rochester, NY 14614.

Note: Audio samples may be submitted via Smartphone if a studio recording is not available.

WXXI is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion. (EOE)


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