Your Call is a syndicated listener participation program broadcast weekdays from 10-11am PT on KALW 91.7 FM in San Francisco. Our aim is to engage with listeners in conversations about current events, politics, arts and the media, with a focus on the ways people can get involved, make change, and build community. We strive to be welcoming, curious, skeptical, and solutions-oriented. You can learn more at our website, www.yourcallradio.org.
WE'RE LOOKING FOR SOMEONE WHO:
*Understands how to take a well-established program to the next level by assessing the program’s strengths and challenges.
*Is immersed in news and current affairs and has new ideas about facilitating dialogue and bringing listeners into conversations that matter.
*Has excellent fact-checking skills, as well as sound editorial judgment.
*Maintains high standards for all written materials, especially show and web copy.
*Can handle daily deadlines and the pressures of live radio.
*Works well independently, on a small team, and enjoys creative collaboration.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
*Successfully manages a small team of two (senior producer, host) and annual budget with clarity and creativity.
*Works with the host and senior producer to syndicate Monday’s One Planet series and Friday’s Media Roundtable.
*With host, runs weekly editorial and production meetings.
*In consultation with development director and general manager, sets direction for a strategic fundraising plan for Your Call.
*Produces two shows in studio per week: Schedule, pre-interview, and prep guests for the broadcast; provide prep and research materials for the host; write script intro and questions; and work with social media producer to raise awareness about each show. Screen phone calls, direct engineers, and communicate with host during broadcast.
*Come up with creative ideas to promote the show, the Your Call podcast, and grow our social media presence.
EXPERIENCE & KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:
*Five+ years radio experience in news and/or public affairs programming preferred.
*News reporting experience preferred.
*Ability to manage a small, highly motivated team under tight deadlines.
*Experience with show syndication; planning and implementation of social media strategy in coordination with producers and host.
*Enthusiasm identifying and researching possible funders and underwriters for journalistic projects.
START DATE: Immediate
PAY & BENEFITS: Independent contractor. Compensation commensurate with experience, in the market range for comparable positions in public radio. Range is $70,000--$80,000
PLEASE SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING MATERIALS BY September 8, 2019:
*Resume, including your e-mail address.
*A cover letter about what you’d bring to Your Call and KALW. What creative ideas do you have for reaching new audiences and fundraising streams for Your Call?
All application materials must be RECEIVED by close of business on September 8, 2019.
Please submit all materials to:
ATTN: Tina Pamintuan/General Manager
500 Mansell Street
San Francisco, CA 94134
KALW and the San Francisco Unified School District is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory work environment. KALW/SFUSD does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.