Employment Opportunities

KZYX, Mendocino County Public Broadcasting, is seeking a Production Director.

  • Coordinate schedule of music shows, find substitutes, assist in recruitment and training of new programmers in consultation with Program Director.
  • Assist with programmer training, working with Program Director and Operations Director.
  • With other staff, update and edit website.
  • Support programming that reflects diverse community needs, including listeners who are underserved at the present time including youth, Latino, Native American and LGBTQ community.
  • Manage social media related to music programming on KZYX.
  • Oversee acquisition and integration of digital and CD music library.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with record labels and acquire relevant new releases in a timely fashion.
  • Manage and maintain the music library.
  • Promote and air relevant new releases.
  • Carry out quarterly reporting to Sound Exchange.
  • Assist programmers with Spinitron.
  • Assist in recording promos and underwriting.
  • Edit and do post production on public affairs and music programs.
  • Assist in organization and operation of fundraising drives.
  • With Operations Director, conduct routine maintenance checks at radio tower sites.
  • Support Operations Director and Program Director as needed:
    • Act as backup to supervise DAD automation.
    • Coordinate with both public affairs and music programmers.
    • Serve as general support to both Operations Director and Program Director
    • Assist in emergency situations, such as PSPS and fire and flood emergencies, including providing on-air hourly updates during disasters.
  • Other duties as assigned by General Manager.

Required:

  • Experience in producing live and recorded radio programs and announcements
  • Proven commitment to noncommercial radio
  • Proficiency in a range of technical radio applications, with ability and willingness to learn more
  • Proven ability to work in harmony with a variety of people
  • Proven ability to successfully juggle a number of tasks
  • Excellent communication skills.

Desired:

  • Bilingual (Spanish-English)

Part-time hourly position. Please send letter of application plus resume to Marty Durlin, General Manager, at marty@kzyx.org by January 31, 2020.

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