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WFIU Opportunity

From the Association of Music Personnel in Public Radio list:

WFIU Public Media currently has an opening for Station Operations Director, Radio & Television Services

Job Summary: Manages daily operations and program production for WFIU, including overseeing programming, online, production, marketing, and news areas. Evaluates programs and proposals for broadcast and funding potential; researches grant and other revenue opportunities and assists in preparation; and evaluates program content for accuracy, consistency, and adherence to standards. Prepares and monitors budgets and maintains station compliance with copyright and FCC regulations. Oversees program logs; ensures flow and accuracy; and prepares programming contracts. Maintains relationship with NPR and other networks.

Qualifications: Review your qualifications prior to applying to ensure that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Resume and cover letter required.

REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree in liberal arts, journalism, telecommunications, or a relevant field; three years of successful experience in program production, evidenced in a portfolio of radio productions; understanding of legal and copyright issues; and five years of supervisory experience.

Knowledge of public radio programming and operations, creativity, and a broadcast technology background with emphasis on digital production. Negotiation skills to work with professionals, national distributors, and university/community entities. Computer systems knowledge to deal with radio traffic programs, troubleshoot software problems, and participate in national broadcast delivery initiatives. Working knowledge of digital production.

Preferred: Graduate degree and five years of program production experience.

Additional Information: WFIU-FM ( has been broadcasting from the Bloomington campus of Indiana University since 1950. The station is a charter member of NPR and broadcasts 24 hours a day to 20 counties in southern Indiana. WFIU-FM has a strong history of innovation in new media and is heavily vested in online content development.

Note: Include salary history and four professional references.

Applications accepted until August 16, 2012, or until position is filled.

David Wood
Music Director/Program Content Coordinator



Here at All Classical we’re in what some call the “slow summertime.” So much gets pushed to this time of year, between membership drives, board meetings and strategic planning. It just so happens to also coincide with everyone’s vacations. Good times! We also used the quietude to fill 2 open positions with great people.  The future is shaping up.

Summers slow at your station? Or, busy by virtue of the catch-up-cram-as-much-in-as-you-can time of year. Good luck with that. And, as always let us know if you have opportunities at your station. We’ll do what we can on our end to get the word out.




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