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The News/Content Director works to see creative projects at WETS to fruition, helping to coordinate and utilize available resources to create Programming and News content and develop innovative ways to appeal to WETS listeners/contributors. Responsible to the Director for ensuring quality of programming on the FM/HD-1,HD-2, and HD-3 air signals; monitoring those air signals on a regular basis and arranging programs that have been downloaded into their proper places to make playlists the correct length; arranging the breaks for the FM/HD-1 signal for morning and evening/overnights shifts using pre-recorded material from the announcers; filling in for the recording of underwriting credits as well as public service announcements from the community; coordinating placement of underwriting credits within the on-air playlists; works with the Station Director to work out programs to fill in for programs that have ended or are being replaced; working with NPR Digital Services to take advantage of new NPR initiatives as well as SoundExchange music reporting; in the event of format-breaking news alerts via email, the News/Content Director is responsible for updating playlists to make sure that the news is aired and not overridden by the previously placed breaks; and, performing other related duties as assigned.
The value of employment at ETSU goes far beyond salary. The official workday is 7.5 hours, which includes a one-hour lunch/meal break. Regular benefited ETSU employees enjoy a full range of benefits, services, and programs including:
Paid time off & leave
17 paid holidays
Health and life insurance
Access to University facilities and services and much more!
ETSU is committed to ensuring that our students, faculty, and staff are valued and work in an environment of openness and acceptance. ETSU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Disclaimer: The Job Summary is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals in this classification. It is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Management reserves the right to revise the job or require different tasks to be performed as assigned to reflect changes in the position. The employee must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations.
Job Category: Administrative
Bachelor's degree in broadcasting, communication, or a related field.
Three years of experience in public radio.
Working knowledge of the ENCO-DAD automation system.
Founded in 1911 (as East Tennessee State Normal School), East Tennessee State University serves over 15,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. ETSU has eleven colleges and schools, including health sciences, liberal arts, education and business & technology. ETSU is centered on a warm and friendly residential campus nestled in the secure and beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of northeast Tennessee. As part of the ETSU community, you will enjoy all the region has to offer, including snow-skiing, various festivals, numerous golf courses and lakes, popular national and state parks, whitewater rafting, the Appalachian Trail, and much more.