Radio Broadcasting assistants

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We at Madd Money Entertainment has taken on a client that has started a internet radio station in Detroit, Michigan. The job can vary widely in internet radio and even between different programs within a single station. In particular, day-to-day activities will vary between speech and music radio stations, and according to the size of the station and production team. Most broadcast assistants will be expected to provide some degree of administrative, technical and production support, but some posts may be more closely related to assistant producer or producer roles.


undertaking general research for programmes;
general administrative duties;
arranging and overseeing guest visits and freelance staff;
maintaining up-to-date contact lists;
producing transcripts, programme logs and running orders;
recording programme costs;
preparing contracts and payments for guests and contributors;
answering and archiving details of calls for phone-ins and competitions;
archiving past programmes;
booking resources, facilities, studio time and equipment;
editing audio packages with digital editing software;
assisting with time-keeping;
assisting the production team;
assisting with the recording of transmissions;
'driving the desk' for some pre-recorded or live programs;
contributing to the creative input of a show, for example writing cues and updating scripts;
liaising with publicity departments about programs trailers and competition prizes;
updating the programs or station website and ensuring that the on-air and online content are the same.


Must have knowledge of radio broadcasting and programming as well as engineering


Required - Radio Broadcasting, Radio Host, Radio Promotions, Radio Programming, Radio Communication, Radio Presenting, Amateur Radio Operator, Internet Radio

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