iHeartMedia Morning Show Producer/Midday Personality (Full Time) in Des Moines, Iowa
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The audio revolution is here – and iHeart is leading it! From broadcast radio to digital streaming radio to podcasting, audio continues to grow – and iHeart, which reaches 90% of Americans every month, is the #1 audio company in America across every one of those platforms. We’re the home of many of the country’s most popular and trusted on-air personalities and podcast influencers; we build important connections with hundreds of communities across America; we create and produce some of the most popular and well-known branded live music events in America; and we have the only complete audio ad technology stack in the industry for all forms of audio, from on demand to broadcast radio, digital streaming radio and podcasting. Only one company in America has the #1 position in everything audio: iHeartMedia.
If you’re excited about this role but don’t feel your experience aligns perfectly with the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. At iHeartMedia we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace and are looking for teammates passionate about what we do!
What We Need:
We’re seeking a talented Broadcast Producer to assist with the planning and production of live morning radio show featuring news, talk, sports, traffic and feature productions; and do a voice-tracked midday shift for our Top 40 station.
What You'll Do:
Leads in the Planning and Show Direction
Participates in daily planning meeting with Show Hosts, News Staff, Farm Staff
Contributes ideas .
Creates and communicates the daily show plan
Details implementation throughout the show
With particular emphasis on “Topic A” pieces
And key local and national events for consideration
Secures and Identifies audio
Production for each show
Produce daily show audio pieces.
Capture and cut audio from current day show for use in promos and liners, social media, and recycle liners for the next days' show.
work with show hosts to obtain contact information.
setting up appearances and coordinate timing with guest and hosts.
maintain the contact rolodex.
Operation of audio console
familiar with both the all control room and host studio operations
Understand operation of the Gentner Phone system
including interfaces with adjoining studios
Act as phone screener for all phone calls to the show
Familiar with setting up remote broadcast connections and IFB ‘talk back’ connections.
Monitor EAS system .
for Weekly and Monthly EAS Tests
for unscheduled EAS Severe Weather Announcements
Monitor log compliance .
work with Traffic Director to insure 100% clearance of all scheduled commercials.
notify Traffic Director of any missed commercials and begin working to get them rescheduled, due to breaking news, long running segments or other instances where commercials did not air as scheduled.
Monitor on air content.
- For Inappropriate comments and be prepared at all times to use delay to prevent them from airing.
Coordinate back timing.
- with show hosts to hit top/bottom of the hour newscasts and other key benchmarks.
Work with On Air traffic Anchor
to monitor traffic flow in the city
pass along reports on traffic tie ups and accidents
and when traffic has returned to normal
Monitors radio stream during all live programs.
Coordinate Promotions and contests for the show
Handling creation and execution of contests/promotions
Tracking of prizes and entering winner info in PromoSuites
Daily posts content to website
edits audio for podcasts
uploads to the site
Daily posts content to social media
Monitors social media.
Looking for appropriate or engaged content.
Emails to show hosts.
Forwarding them to the programming Team
Send to Management when appropriate.
Listener phone calls
Handle listener phone calls
Directing them to the right station personnel
Seeking information or expressing opinions
Influencer and Endorsement campaigns
Instructs show hosts on upcoming live spots.
Assists show host with timing of spots.
What You'll Need:
Ability to Voice Track midday shift on KKDM-FM
Daily Log Schedule
Coordinate with traffic department
Assist Program Director.
Making sure each hour is filled in NexGen system.
All other voice tracks are in the log.
Back timing Elvis Duran Morning show
Filling hard time stop sets.
Make the show sound seamless.
Manage Prizing on KKDM-FM
With Program Director vision
Create client recaps and follow throughs.
Execution of promotions,
Coordinate all prizing.
Social Media content Monitoring for Facebook, Instagram, Tik Tok, Twitter
Interact with Listeners in a timely fashion.
Reply to any comments.
Field any questions
Coordinate w/ Program Director
Figure out appropriate timing.
Execution of promotion
Influencer and Endorsement campaigns as needed by clients.
Perform Influencer spots during Midday Show
Record commercials that air outside of show.
Discuss availability for client meetings with Account Excutive
Be available for Live Remotes
Outside of the midday show
Clips from remotes
To Account Executives
to be used in sales recaps
Social media posts
Execute all posts directed by account executives.
On Tik Tok,
What You'll Bring:
Respect for others and a strong belief that others should do this in return
Ability to work within prescribed guidelines without needing close supervision
Problem solving skills within established procedures
Understanding of when to seek guidance for unforeseen problems
Close attention to detail
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to act in a professional manner and collaborate with colleagues of different levels
Des Moines, IA: 2141 Grand Ave, 50312
iHeartMedia’s benefits offering is flexible and offers a variety of choices to meet the diverse needs of our changing workforce, including the following:
Employer sponsored medical, dental and vision with a variety of coverage options
Company provided and supplemental life insurance
Paid vacation and sick time
Paid company holidays, including a floating holiday that enable our employees to celebrate the holiday of their choosing
A Spirit day to encourage and allow our employees to more easily volunteer in their community
A 401K plan
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) at no cost – services include telephonic counseling sessions, consultation on legal and financial matters, emotional well-being, family and caregiving
A range of additional voluntary programs, such as spending accounts, student loan refinancing, accident insurance and more!
The Company is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.
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iHeartMedia is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month – we specialize in radio, digital, social, podcasts, influencers, data, and events across the nation and provide premier opportunities for advertisers.
Visit iHeartMedia.com to learn more about us.