ESPN Madison Part-Time On-Air Host & Producer / Board Operator

ESPN Madison Part-Time On-Air Host & Producer / Board Operator (Madison, WI)

ESPN Madison is seeking a part-time programming teammate to be a part of our continued growth. Madison, frequently named the nation’s best college sports town, was Good Karma Brands’ second market. ESPN Madison is the best place for local and national sports talk, and features signature events such as ESPN Wisconsin College GameDay to bring fans and marketing partners together year after year, and now we are looking for a part-time producer to run live & syndicated programming and live sports! The ideal candidate will be passionate about Wisconsin sports, have previous radio operating experience, and a flexible schedule.

The Role of an On-Air Host/Producer/Board Operator:
The primary role of this position will work with host(s) on content plan & execution, support our talent on show production and log fulfillment, collaborate with other show producers on the sharing of news, ideas, & audio, work in conjunction with marketing/promotions on contesting & sponsorships, assist engineers on ensuring the station is operating within FCC guidelines and is on-the-air, as well as host, co-host, or fill-in on local shows.

Daily Responsibilities Include:
• Skill in running a radio board – maintaining levels, smoothly transitioning from one source to another
• Opportunity to host local produced shows, updates, vignettes, and recorded shows
• Creating and implementing production elements including bumpers, liners, audio drops, sound effects, etc.
• Writing material for updates
• On-air voice & ability to deliver top-of-the hour timely, engaging, and entertaining reports
• Sourcing potential contributors and interviewees
• Social media proficiency in posting about the show, including bulletins and links
• Undertaking editing audio cuts and entire hours for podcasting
• Converting text, graphics, video and audio files for all digital platforms
• Contributing to, and making use of, archives of audio files and sources for content segments
• Responding to audience feedback, referring on to other departments as necessary
• Aptitude in editing software, such as Cool Edit Pro, Pro Tools and Adobe Audition for production purposes

Preferred Skills, Knowledge & Qualifications:
• Radio operating and hosting experience preferred
• Audio editing experience preferred
• Schedule flexibility, able to fill-in on non-established work days
• Strong organizational and time management skills
• Creativity, flexibility & passion
• Familiarity with Microsoft Office and Adobe Audition
• Night and weekend availability

Hours/Salary/Benefits: Good Karma Brands part-time content teammates are paid hourly. The role of a Part Time Content Teammate will require teammates to work evenings and weekends.

Opportunity for Growth: Teammates have the opportunity to continuously learn and grow within Good Karma Brands and are responsible to represent GKB, our story, and our core values inside and outside the workplace. Teammates are encouraged to take a proactive role in building relationships and seeking opportunities throughout the company.

Closing Date: For considerations, please send resume and cover letter to [email protected]

About Good Karma Brands
Good Karma Brands, LLC (GKB) is a media and marketing company with expertise in leveraging the power of sports and local news to build brands through radio, digital, events, and TV assets. Radio assets include Newsradio 620 WTMJ & 101.7 The Truth in Milwaukee, Wis., seven ESPN affiliated radio stations in Chicago, Cleveland, Madison, Milwaukee and West Palm Beach, and two stations in Beaver Dam, Wis. In partnership with ESPN, GKB also offers local marketing partners geo-targeted advertising on ESPN’s digital platforms. In addition to its radio assets, GKB boasts a number of premium brands, including an events division that produces the Wisconsin Sports Awards, Tundra Trio hospitality houses in Green Bay, Wis., and the Boca Raton Bowl. For more information, please visit www.goodkarmabrands.com.

*Good Karma Brands is an equal opportunity employer. Our policy is to provide equal opportunity employment, development and advancement to all current and potential teammates.