Sports Director, Madison, SD -- FILLED BY STAA MEMBER

Sports Talk, Play-by-Play, Anchor & Reporter Jobs
Post Reply
Message
Author
Jon Chelesnik
Posts: 13864
Joined: Thu Jun 01, 2006 8:27 pm

Sports Director, Madison, SD -- FILLED BY STAA MEMBER

#1 Post by Jon Chelesnik » Thu May 30, 2019 11:29 am

KJAM AM/FM – Madison, SD is seeking an experienced Sports Director.

The Sports Director/ Play-by-Play Announcer will be responsible for a live air shift on our Hot Country FM station as well as voice tracking on our Classic Hits AM station as well as PBP for High School and College football and basketball and Amateur baseball.

The ideal candidate is someone with a great attitude, an exceptional work ethic and is able to naturally resonate with the listening audience. The right person understands the interaction between the talent, clients, and audience at live remotes, appearances, station events, and on-air are a vital part of the station’s ratings and success.

We are live and local and can’t wait to talk to you!

Responsibilities of this position may include:

* Live Air Shift on KJAM FM and Voice tracking on KJAM AM.
* PBP for High School & College Sports
* Host an hour-long sports talk show on KJAM AM weekly during College sports season
* Write and post sports stories to station website.
* Interview coaches and athletes.
* Attend games and press conferences, retrieve and edit audio.
* Manage all contractors and employees assisting with live broadcasts.
* Work with Sales, Traffic, and Programming Departments regarding sports broadcasts.

Requirements of this position include the following:

* Knowledge of all applicable FCC rules and regulations.
* Ability to interact with management and staff at all levels.
* Ability to multi-task, prioritize and adhere to strict deadlines.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Experience with audio software editing.
* Must have a valid driver’s license and current auto insurance.
* Available weekends, evenings, and holidays when necessary.
* Must have a valid driver’s license and current auto insurance.

Please indicate in your cover letter you learned of this opportunity through Sportscasters Talent Agency of America. E-mail your resume, with an air check and PBP samples to:

Peg Roehrich
Market Manager, KJAM Radio
Alpha Media
peg.roehrich@alphamediausa.com

Give yourself the advantage of being among the first to apply for jobs. Receive openings before we post them. You should click here now to join STAA or call 949-648-7822.

Jon Chelesnik
Posts: 13864
Joined: Thu Jun 01, 2006 8:27 pm

Re: Sports Director, Madison, SD -- FILLED BY STAA MEMBER

#2 Post by Jon Chelesnik » Fri Aug 09, 2019 10:42 am

Congratulations to STAA member Carl Hauser. He is leaving his comfort zone for new challenges as sports director at KJAM in Madison, SD.

Read the full story here.

Visit Carl's STAA Talent Page.

STAA members get jobs. If your way isn't working, try ours. Click here to join now or call 949-648-7822.

Post Reply