We are thrilled that you are interested in The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (CJC) as your next potential employer! Below we have detailed information about the position that you are applying for, as well as information about the CJC, UF and Gainesville.
WUFT-TV and WUFT-FM, the PBS and NPR affiliates for the Gainesville-Ocala, Florida market and region, are recruiting an experienced programming and production professional to work alongside our team in the production of television and radio programming that truly makes a difference in the communities we serve. The programming and production coordinator will play a key role in the day to day operations of both the 24-hour public television service but also the NPR news/talk radio station and associated online and mobile platforms at WUFT.org and in the WUFT mobile app. Experience working with television and/or radio automation systems and on air hosting is a real plus in addition to having experience producing high quality audio production. Come join an exciting and engaging team at the University of Florida’s media properties!
Specific Duties Include:
• Daily log coordination and maintenance for radio station platforms.
• Coordination with the underwriting department in executing daily log maintenance including setting underwriters and daily promos for the public radio stations.
• Locating and validating radio programming in coordination with the radio program director and operations director to assist in making programming scheduling decisions.
• Ensures programming airs correctly and sequentially using Wide Orbit Playlist Editor, Adobe Audition and Wide Orbit Automation for Radio.
• Quality check locally produced programming and maintain the digital library of locally produced programming.
• Locate and assign special coverage programming to cover holidays and other special periods when alternate programming is suitable.
• Build and implement automation formats as necessary.
• Serve as an on-air host of WUFT-FM between 12 noon-3 pm Monday through Friday.
• Maintain flexibility to host WUFT-FM programming shifts as needed including Morning Edition, All Things Considered and Special Coverage (nights, weekends and holidays).
• Diagnosis and troubleshooting of any issues related to the ongoing operation of all of the radio stations.
• Oversee the coordination of public television promos/ID’s, etc.
• A High School diploma and five years of appropriate experience. Appropriate college coursework or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.
• College degree in a related field
• A minimum of three years of experience in the areas of broadcast programming, production and/or operations
• On air hosting and production experience makes you an even more qualified candidate.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS:
• In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter and resume.
• This position is eligible for veteran’s preference. If you are claiming veteran’s preference, please upload a copy of your DD 214 Member Copy 4 with your application for consideration. See our Veteran’s Preference Page for more specific information.
• $16.76 – $20.35; commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date, September 10, 2021.
For details and to apply, visit https://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/en-us/job/517877/tvradio-programming-and-production-coordinator
The College of Journalism and Communications (www.jou.ufl.edu) offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees and certificates, both online and on campus. CJC students have the opportunity to gain practical experience in the Innovation News Center, which generates content across multiple platforms, and The Agency, an integrated strategic communication and consumer research agency focused on marketing to young adults. The College includes seven broadcast and digital media properties, the Joseph L. Brechner Center for Freedom of Information and the nation’s only STEM Translational Communication Center and Center for Public Interest Communications.
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The College of Journalism and Communications and WUFT/WRUF embraces diversity as a shared responsibility among faculty, staff and students and strives for tangible expressions of this responsibility. We are committed to fostering a safe, welcoming and inclusive environment for individuals of all races, genders, nationalities, religions, sexual orientations, identities and abilities to express their culture and perspectives through the art and science of journalism and communication.
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