Volunteer/Paid Positions “available”at 95.1 WDCR-FM:
For more information on rewarding, volunteer opportunites at WDCR, please contact R.J. Smith,
General Manager/Program Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (250) 768-1111.|
CORPORATE SALES REPRESENTATIVE: (full time and part-time)
Selling corporate sponsorships to the Okanagan business community, full time or part time available ! Complete training provided, outstanding commission renumeration ! NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED! Must have a cell phone and vehicle! Reports to the General Manager. (position deadline: Dec. 22nd, 2016, 5 pm)
DEE-JAY/PROGRAMMER: (part-time, various shifts, available)
Can be male or female, (ages 12 and up). A good voice is desirable, but not essential. Responsible for hosting (and programming) a live, one to three hour musical show, preferably featuring "category three music." Regardless of age, must be an intelligent, well read, well spoken person, aware of current events and local happenings.
Must be able to operate a “live” studio board, microphone, computer or other equipment, maintaining proper levels. Responsible for selecting a list of songs and accompanying spoken word enrichment, to fill an entire show, including doing “show prep” and research about the artists.
Must maintain a written, on-air log sheet (i.e. record and time what songs and speaking breaks are played, on air, including commercials and liners), plus recording of on-air shows. Must be able to coordinate sound from an outside source (i.e. news, sports programming, phone lines, cut-ins, talk shows. etc.) Must be able to ad-lib, breaks between songs, meaningfully, (i.e. speak extemporaneously or read pre-prepared, pre-written scripts or cue cards).
Expected to provide listeners with “live” spontaneous, weather bulletins, station i.d.’s, local temperature, sports news, and other community event updates, without scripts. May play, read, or voicetrack commercials, promos, public service announcements and positional liners. Preference will be given to show ideas featuring alternative music formats or local Westside bands, not currently played on local commercial radio. No previous experience required. Must be willing to attend a free WDCRS approved training course. MUST HAVE A WORKING PHONE ! Reports to the General Manager.(position deadline: Dec. 22nd, 2016, 5 pm) To apply for a deejay/programmer position with WDCR, please click here !
NEWS AND SPORTS DIRECTOR: (part-time, morning or afternoon shift available)
The News and Sports Director roles (male or female, age 19 and over) could well be split into separate departments. 95.1 WDCR will be placing a keen emphasis on local sports coverage and programming, so only those with a serious interest in sports (and sports journalism) will be considered.
Will produce, write, line-up and read a hourly, four minute news, sports, and weather “package,” emphasizing or even leading with, local Westside and Kelowna sports teams and/or athletes, as well as regional, provincial and national stories of interest toWestside residents.
Updates the station’s website with fresh stories. May cover breaking sports or news, and is expected to develop contacts and sources in the community.
If you have training in broadcast journalism, sports, coaching, or politics, that would be quite helpful. Must be willing to take initiative to conduct telephone interviews and stories of the Westside hockey scene, baseball, football, high school, and other sports, as well as training/scheduling sports and news staff . Must be computer literate and be able to use/operate a digital tape recorder. Must own a car and valid B.C. Drivers Licence. Familiarity with Burli newsroom software is an asset. We are willing to train the right applicant. Reports to the General Manager. To apply for a News/Sports Director position with WDCR, please click here !(position deadline: Dec. 22nd, 2016, 5 pm)
NEWS ANNOUNCER/REPORTER: (part-time, various shifts available)
Can be male or female, age 16 and up. A good voice is desirable, but not important. Responsible for reading, producing, and line-up for a news, sports, and weather “package,” live on the air, once an hour. Works together with News Director, the on-air deejay and sports announcer (if available).
Assembles and collates mostly local, (but also, provincial, national and international news) stories of interest to Westside residents. Pre-reads every newscast, prior to air, checking for proper pronunciation.
Checks to see that all voice clips, voicers and pre-recorded stories in computer are working properly, prior to air. Generates and writes/re-writes local news stories and “wraparounds.”
Conducts telephone interviews with local news-makers, may attend breaking news events on Westside. Able to operate a digital tape recorder and then edit interviews and/or sound bytes for “on air” us.
No previous experience required, must be willing to attend a free WDCRS approved, broadcast journalism training course. Reports to News Director or General Manager. To apply for a News Announcer/Reporter position with WDCR, please click here !(position deadline: Dec. 22nd, 2016, 5 pm)
SPORTS ANNOUNCER/REPORTER: (part-time, various shifts available) Can be male or female, age 12 and up. Responsible for presenting, producing and line-up for a sports package, “live” on the air, once an hour. Works with the on-air deejay and news desker to assemble local sports stories of interest to Westside residents, including Westside Warriors Junior A Hockey, Westside Minor Hockey, Kelowna Jays baseball, football, Mt. Boucherie high school sports, basketball, ringette, martial arts, etc.
Able to write/assemble local sports stories and voicers. Interviews by telephone (and in the field) with coaches, players and organizers.
May assist with “live” sports talk show.
Must be able to use a digital tape recorder. Pre-reads all sportscasts for proper name/team pronunciation. No previous experience required, but a background as a professional athlete, coach, or organizer is very helpful. Must be willing to attend a free WDCRS approved, broadcast journalism training course.
Reports to News or Sports Director or General Manager. To apply for a Sports Announcer/Reporter position with WDCR, please click here !(position deadline: Dec. 22nd, 2016, 5 pm)
BOARD OPERATOR: (part-time, various shifts available.)
Can be male or female, age 12 and up. Training provided to operating a four or eight channel board in our master control room, along with computer, cd decks, and, if necessary, a conventional turntable playing vinyl 45's, 33's and 78's. Ensures that all on air sound levels are “correct” and not over-modulated. Will also be responsible for playing on-air music songs, pre-recorded advertisements (spots), public service announcements, station id’s, positional liners and adheres to station log.
Answers phones and puts phone calls and/or other talent, on air. (if needed). No experience required. Reports to General Manager. Must be willing to attend a free WDCRS approved training course. To apply for a Board Operator position with WDCR, please click here !(position deadline: Dec. 22nd, 2016, 5 pm)
PRODUCTION ASSISTANT: (part-time, various shifts available.)
Can be male or female, age 16 and up. We are looking for a highly creative, imaginative person. Responsible for voicing and/or writing commercials, liners, and psa’s for production purposes. Able to pre-record and edit voice scripts (or voice track), write and edit voice scripts, and record sessions accurately, either with or without a musical bed. Experience preferred, but willing to train the right talent. Must be willing to attend a free WDCRS approved training course. Reports to General Manager. To apply for a Production Assistant position with WDCR, please click here !(position deadline: Dec. 22nd, 2016, 5 pm)
ASSISTANT PROGRAM DIRECTOR: (A.P.D.)(part-time)
Please call or email the General Manager for more information.
STATION ENGINEER: (part-time)
Responsible for installation and maintenance of all studio equipment, boards, microphones, logger tapes, computers and things electronic. This includes the studio, itself, and installation, monitoring and proper calibration of the station transmitter and its computer, along with the tower, mast and antenna.
Looking for someone with a previous background or schooling in audio engineering, electronics. or perhaps a trade school apprentice who has an interest in broadcasting. Reports to the General Manager. To apply for a Station Engineer position with WDCR, please click here !(position deadline: Dec. 22nd, 2016, 5 pm)
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