Job Description:

On-Air Host (Fill-In) - Denver

Rocky Mountain Public Media, home to Rocky Mountain PBS and KUVO Jazz radio, is the largest statewide, member-supported, multi-media network in Colorado. Rocky Mountain Public Media’s mission is to strengthen the civic fabric in communities throughout Colorado, engaging audiences through high-quality, trusted programming, community programs and partnerships, and educational initiatives that inform, enlighten and entertain. To further this mission, Rocky Mountain Public Media seeks a part-time On-Air Host (Fill-In).


DESCRIPTION:   The On-Air Host plays an integral role in providing support to KUVO Jazz radio. The On-Air Host will represent KUVO Jazz as a fill-in on-air host providing distinctive music, news, and informational programming reflecting the values and cultural diversity of our listener community.


TYPICAL DUTIES:  Serves as an on-air fill-in host. Hours range from 2 to 4 hours per shift, must be available Monday-Friday during prime-time shifts (6a-8p), and additional shifts as required. Select music and keep website playlist up to date. Prepare for and be an effective pledge rapper during on-air pledge drives. Schedule and promote information segments in the show. Conduct interviews. Voice over for production. Conduct ticket giveaways. Conduct EAS test as required. Interact with the public via phone, and personal appearances. Record promos for the show. Other duties, as assigned.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Articulate and able to communicate with a strong on-air presence. Outstanding speaking and oratory ability. Organized, and detail oriented individual. Professional demeanor, friendly, personable, great sense of humor, and excellent customer service skills. Ability to think and work independently.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Knowledge of public broadcasting and non-profit organizations is a plus. Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusiveness. Understands and supports KUVO’s mission statement.


KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Knowledge of public broadcasting regulations, standards, and practices. Knowledge of music history, including jazz eras, genres, history, personalities, and the Great American Songbook.


WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: This job operates in the production studio, radio master control studio, and in a professional office setting.



Job Location: 
Denver, CO
United States
Job Category: 
Friday, July 20, 2018
Job Type: 
Part time
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PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION:  Persons interested in this position should submit the following items via email to and put "On-Air Host (Fill-In)” in the subject line. 


1. A cover letter detailing how the applicant's qualifications fit the needs of RMPM and information on how the applicant found out about the job opening.
2. A résumé detailing education, training, salary history, and employment experience. 
3. Names, addresses, and phone numbers of at least three professional references with a thorough knowledge of the applicant's professional experience and achievements.
4. Compensation requirements.                                                                                                                                                                5. Audio demo, or air check of announcing performance. 3-5 minutes long.

Position will be posted at until filled. No phone calls, please. 
KRMA-TV/KTSC-TV/KRMJ-TV/KRMU-TV/KRMZ-TV and KUVO-FM/KVJZ-FM are licensed to and operated by Rocky Mountain Public Media, Inc. as non-commercial public television and radio. Rocky Mountain Public Media, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

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