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Troy Public Radio is a service of the Broadcast and Digital Network and part of the Marketing and Communication Division of Troy University.  Troy Public Radio is a growing and diverse media group that is continually expanding its format both over the air and online to meet listener needs.

Through its three terrestrial signals WTSU, WRWA, and WTJB, Troy Public Radio serves listeners in South Central Alabama, Western Georgia, and Northern Florida which includes the following communities in:  Montgomery, Troy, Auburn, Opelika, Dothan, and Phenix City in Alabama, and Columbus in Georgia.  Troy Public Radio also has a large and growing audience which streams the station online and recently a large and growing audience are connecting to the station through the podcasts it produces.

TPR has also greatly expanded and intensified its fundraising efforts.  Through its sustainer program, underwriting sales, vehicle donations, and on-air fundraising efforts the station has quadrupled its revenue in the last 10 years and anticipates future growth potential.

 

Job Summary
The Digital Media Producer/Podcast Project Manager position will oversee the station’s podcasting program and coordinate audio production related to fundraising efforts and underwriting sales. This position will also coordinate and assist in production of audio content related to on-air fundraising and participate in on-air pitching.

This position will play a role in shaping the sound and format of the station and university podcasts, and will also serve as a consultant to other units across campus who are developing and delivering podcast content. This position will harness experience in audio production and project management to bring produce and create compelling content for podcast listeners.

This position will also assist the station in expanding its digital identity through promotion of podcast and audio content through social media, the station’s website, and other means of electronic engagement with the listening audience.
Minimum Qualifications
1. Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or similar field from an accredited college or university or equivalent job experience
2. Minimum of three years of experience in a media production role in broadcasting or related field
3. Ability to build and maintain rapport with the listening audience through the production of compelling content for podcast and broadcast
4. Experienced in developing and producing both short and long form content, preferably for public radio
5. Demonstrated project and time management skills, as well as skills in news writing, editing, interviewing, production, communication and interpersonal skills
6. Knowledge and experience building audience with online platforms, including social media
7. Experience producing and editing content for broadcast in for broadcast, podcast, or related field
8. Ability to handle a variety of activities, work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines
9. Experience in project management in audio production or related field
10. Some experience with fundraising, preferably for public radio
11. Willingness to participate in on-air fundraising
Preferred Qualifications
1. Ability to write copy for podcast or broadcast
2. Proficiency editing audio with either Hindenburg Audio Editor, Adobe Audition, or an equivalent editing application
3. Experience in fundraising activities, preferably on-air fund drives
4. Proficiency recording and producing audio in the field
5. Knowledge of how to set up a production studio and engineer two-way interviews
6. Experience working with broadcast radio or television production and re-purposing audio content for online distribution
7. Proficiency in the use and handling of audio compact flash recorders and moving recorded product into automation system
Job Location: 
Troy, AL
United States
Job Category: 
Production/Programming
Job Type: 
Full time
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