Job Description:

WTMD Baltimore is looking for our next on-air host. Our team is expanding and excited to add a versatile staff member with the ability and

flexibility to work in several capacities within the programming department. If you are  passionate about the Triple -A format and its artists but

also possess focus, drive and an attention to detail, we’re looking at you. This position requires on-air experience, preferably in Triple- A or

Alternative formats. The ideal candidate is proficient in Music-Master or a similar music scheduling program, has a basic knowledge of several

social media platforms, and is available periodically for local engagements.


A passion for the Triple- A format and public radio is required. Your understanding of the format and the relevance of new music discovery  

within it is paramount. A common, if not in- depth, knowledge of the artist’s in our library, a sense of Baltimore and its diverse community and

populated surroundings, and a genuineness on the air are all essential qualities. Experience working as a Music Director or Assistant Program

Director is helpful, as is a sensibility for how the industry functions, including record label relationships, working at a monitored station and

different tools utilized to aide in overseeing the output of the station.


Roles and Responsibilities:

• Serve as on-air host during assigned shifts adhering to all FCC regulations and WTMD standard operation procedures

• Engage the audience in a genuine, authentic manner

• Work with Program Director to optimize station’s performance

• Assist with live and recorded on-air fundraising

• Participate in weekly music meetings

• Direct and optimize all programming elements; assist with administration duties in the Programming Department

• Provide continuity and direction of the on-air product and sound in a professional, knowledgeable and entertaining way


Preferred Qualifications:

• Five years on-air experience, preferably in Triple-A or Alternative

• Experience with music scheduling

• Proficient in Music-Master ideally or Selector

• Knowledge of FCC broadcast rules and regulations

• Demonstrated ability to use tools to gather and analyze ratings data, make business decisions based on analysis; sound judgment and quality

   decision-making skills

• Knowledge and appreciation of diverse music genres, familiarity with radio programming in general

• Excellent team leadership and delegation skills, including motivation of staff; can set goals & expectations, provide honest feedback and  

   manage performance

• Ability to influence others, inspire innovation and ensure focus

• Familiarity using social media platforms

• Available for local engagements and WTMD events

• Deep understanding of the Triple-A format, artists, relevance and new music discovery

• A sense of Baltimore and its diverse community and populated surroundings

• Fluent use of standard computer software tools in business applications

• Ability to work in a face-paced environment


If you think you’ve got what it takes to work in the music-centric city that launched the

careers of Beach House and Snail Mail, forward your air-check and production samples


Candidates can also apply with cover letter and resume by mail to: Business Manager, 1 Olympic Place, Suite 100, Towson, MD. 21204.


WTMD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

No phone calls, please

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Baltimore, MD
United States
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