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KTAR PT Technical Director/Producer (8080) - Phoenix, AZ

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Company Name:BonnevillePhoenix
Location:Phoenix, AZ
Employment Type:Part Time
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News-Talk 92.3 KTAR and Arizona Sports are looking for part-time technical directors/producers to join Arizona's largest and most-trusted radio newsroom and sports station.  The function of this position is to operate the on-air studio console, assure accurate broadcasts, assist in coordinating live interviews, audio elements and other program content. While radio experience is a requirement, this is primarily an off-air position.                              



  • Focused operation of on-air console.
  • Air commercials per program log.      
  • Maintain accurate transmitter logs and program logs.
  • Double check that audio elements are problem free, before they air.   
  • Ensure that transmitter is operating according to FCC parameters.   
  • Record satellite feeds.   
  • Air emergency alerts. 
  • Communicate and be part of shows with hosts, anchors and producers on upcoming elements.  Give time cues.
  • Report equipment problems, update discrepancy reports to communicate any occurrence that departs from program log or quality goals.
  • Cross-training on other shifts in the event of scheduling emergencies.
  • Working knowledge of broadcast computer system(s).  Digital video and webcam setup/operation, monitoring of website audio streams.
  • Ability to drive Company vehicles for remote broadcasts (valid driver's license, attending driver safety training).  No smoking in station vehicles.
  • In performing responsibilities, exhibit a thorough working knowledge and understanding of Bonneville Policy and FCC Rules and Regulations.
  • Maintain confidentiality by not discussing internal KTAR matters, company strategies, client's proprietary information, personnel matters, wage and salary information or any other sensitive information with clients, competitors, listeners, the media or inappropriately with co-workers and by not distributing our proprietary research or any other information with our competitors.
  • Able to manage stress and unforeseen news events effectively.
  • Work effectively in a team environment (quick-witted when needed) or alone in studio.
  • Consistently works hours required, including overnights and weekends.
  • Work in compliance with Company policies and procedures.
  • Maintain a positive and cooperative rapport with staff, management, and clients. 
  • Project an appropriate professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Personal growth and development.
  • Other duties as assigned.










  • Two years news/talk/sports radio control room work with skills in the following areas: running an on-air console, booking guests, broadcast computer and operational skills.  Digital/website experience helpful.
  • Experience in a broadcast journalism environment, professional or collegiate level.  Knowledge of newswire services and a working knowledge of computer skills.
  • Multi-tasking pro.  Ability to be organized with the capability to concentrate on more than one event at a time, able to follow written and verbal instructions under moderate supervision.
  • Proven ability to work under pressure to meet hourly/daily/weekly deadlines.  Ability to be precise and accurate both in announcing and production.
  • Self-starter with the ability to assure that shift personnel receive material for broadcast on time as the services performed affect company image, clients, and listening audience.  Errors may incur financial or time loss.
  • Must be able to pass a written and practical test at the end of the 90 day initial evaluation period..  The first test will be given at the end of 60 days with an additional 30 days for re-tests.




  • Receive, process, and maintain information through oral and/or written communications effectively.
  • Substantial physical movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
  • Ability to extend hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction with good eye and hand coordination.
  • Lift, move, and carry up to 65 pounds on occasion.

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