Job Description:

Are you interested in being on the radio? Are you passionate about classical music and love to tell stories?  Classical KDFC in San Francisco is offering a rare opportunity for you to develop your passion into a potential career.  We always want to hear from those who are excited to nurture a love of classical music for audiences in our California communities.  To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume. In one of those submissions, please include a link to audio of you talking about why you want to share classical music and stories on the radio. The audio should not exceed 2 minutes.

USC Radio Group includes two major classical stations and is the largest classical radio service in the United States.  KDFC is in downtown San Francisco, serving the Bay area and other communities in Northern California. KUSC is in downtown Los Angeles and serves communities throughout Southern California.  The stations are licensed to the University of Southern California, one of the leading research universities in the nation, with a respected commitment to classical music, arts, and the community.

Talent Development Program Overview

The Host Trainee will learn to host and produce audio for regular feedback with a goal to host and produce audio for various time slots on the radio and digital platforms.  The Host Trainee will also spend time with station hosts and producers.  The Host Trainee will learn all aspects of the radio station processes and operations.   The Host Trainee will also have opportunities to host, produce and create digital content for our website and branded social platforms.  Community engagement and events are also a priority. The Host Trainee will be hired on a short-term contract lasting 6 months, with potential for longer term opportunities.  Compensation and flexible work hours are negotiable. 


  • Affinity for and love of classical music
  • A love of audio
  • Curious and welcoming
  • Great storyteller and communicator
  • Enjoy working with teams

USC Radio Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Job Location: 
Los Angeles, CA
United States
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Part time
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(310) 989-0236
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