Full-Time Sports Play-by-Play/Reporting, Ada, MN -- FILLED BY STAA MEMBER

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Full-Time Sports Play-by-Play/Reporting, Ada, MN -- FILLED BY STAA MEMBER

#1 Post by Jon Chelesnik » Mon Sep 28, 2020 9:58 am

KRJB Radio in Ada, MN is seeking to hire a Full-Time position of Sports Play-by-Play and Reporting for radio and www.yourliveevent.com video division.

This position requires sports interest, computer skills, social media, and basic technology skills.

The duties of this position will include Live Sports Play-by-Play, Scheduling of Game broadcasts, social media, and website updates, and creating on-air, online, and mobile content. Applicants should have ability to do quality Play-by-Play for sports including Hockey, Basketball, Football, and Volleyball. Play by Play opportunities for additional sports will also be available. Individuals with interest and experience in news or sales will be considered with additional earning opportunities.

Applicants for this position need to have the following:

* Be Self-Motivated with a strong work ethic
* Demonstrate commitment to accuracy, ethics, and transparency
* Good communication and people skills
* Ability to work with and lead a team
* Willingness to work flexible hours as content and reporting require
* Demonstrated skills in interviewing and writing
* Comfort with taking pictures
* Prior experience is preferred but not necessary
* Comfortable with editing audio for radio and video broadcasts
* Valid Driver’s License and mode of transportation to allow for completion of job duties

Please indicate in your cover letter you learned of this opportunity through Sportscasters Talent Agency of America. Send demo, resume and references to:

Jim Birkemeyer
KRJB General Manager
jimradio@loretel.net

R & J Broadcasting, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits harassment. All applicants will be considered for employment without discrimination on race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, family responsibility, disability status, protected veteran status, or religion. Benefits package included. Accepting Applications until filled.

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Re: Full-Time Sports Play-by-Play/Reporting, Ada, MN

#2 Post by Jon Chelesnik » Tue Sep 29, 2020 9:18 am

STAA members have already had their demos and resumes sent to this employer. You have an edge in the job market when someone is going to bat for you. If that would be helpful to you, You should click here now to join STAA or call 949-648-7822.

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Re: Full-Time Sports Play-by-Play/Reporting, Ada, MN

#3 Post by Jon Chelesnik » Thu Oct 08, 2020 8:54 am

The application period for this position has closed. The station is now evaluating candidates.

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Re: Full-Time Sports Play-by-Play/Reporting, Ada, MN -- FILLED BY STAA MEMBER

#4 Post by Jon Chelesnik » Tue Oct 27, 2020 8:44 am

Congratulations to STAA member Derek Zimmerman-Guyer, the newest member of the sports staff at KRJB Radio!

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Re: Full-Time Sports Play-by-Play/Reporting, Ada, MN -- FILLED BY STAA MEMBER

#5 Post by Jon Chelesnik » Fri Oct 30, 2020 8:44 am

Derek Zimmerman-Guyer is relentlessly optimistic and motivated. Investing in those traits has led to his new job as a play-by-play broadcaster and reporter at R&J Broadcasting in Ada, MN.

He joined STAA earlier this year. "This career field is my dream, and it's not going to come about all on its own. It's tough to do it alone, and I knew if I wanted to invest in this career for real, I'd really have make a financial investment and join."

Read the full story here.

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