EMPLOYMENT & OTHER CLASSIFIEDS

Position: Production Assistant
Company: Gray Media Group, Inc
Station(s): KGWN-TV
Job Type: fulltime
Hours: 40 Hours per week
Compensation: $20,800 / year

Job Description:
Would you like to start your career at an award-winning television station? Our employees contribute to that success on a daily basis. A dedicated group of experienced veterans and young professionals work hard morning, noon and night to bring our community the best quality content possible.

Master Control responsibilities may include:

Monitoring the quality and accuracy of our on-air signals as well as ensuring the transmission meets government regulations and the station's high standards. Building automated playback logs. Preparing material for on-air playback via automation system. Verify all material airing by referencing timing sheets and dub lists. Perform on-air switching for live events. Operating recording hardware, satellite receivers and computer-based systems. Monitoring transmitter power levels and tower lights to ensure equipment is functioning correctly and meeting FCC regulations. Anticipate and troubleshoot issues when they occur. Perform other duties as assigned.

Audio operator's responsibilities may include:

Preparation of the audio board and equipment for shows, as well as maintaining the quality of sound throughout the newscast. Controlling CGs throughout newscast. Audio ops are responsible for checking sound levels on microphones and other audio equipment functionality, including running sound checks, and troubleshooting sound equipment.

Other responsibilities may include:
Assembling, preparing and setting up equipment and the studio prior to newscasts, which may include, monitors, lighting, cables, mics and headsets. Finding solutions to technical or other practical problems. Being prepared to innovate and experiment with ideas. Working quickly, especially as timing is such an important factor.

Benefits:
Education Required:
Minimum High School Diploma

Experience Required:
TV operation experience preferred but not required

Other Requirements:
Works well within a team environment and independently with minimal supervision
Possess strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills

Date Available: 03-17-2022

Contact Info:
Joe Bostrom
joseph.bostrom@gray.tv
Fax:
Instructions: Please apply online at www.gray.tv/applynow
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This job notice expires: 06-01-2022

NETWORK ENGINEER:  Posted 3/5/2022

Legend Communications
Network Engineer Job Description

At the Big Horn Radio Network, our mission is to be the community resource leader for entertainment, information, and business development with integrity, trust, and accountability. To achieve this mission, we believe it begins with the people on our staff and the environment they operate in every day.  We value each other, and the communities we serve.  We would love to hear how your experience and skills can help us achieve our vision - To Connect our Communities.

The Network Engineer position at the Big Horn Radio Network is a cornerstone to our radio and digital operations.  Our Engineers are an integral part of our success in our vision To Connect our Communities.  We service a significant portion of Wyoming and maintaining radio operations is imperative to our mission.  Through various audio and digital platforms, our Engineers help us reach the Big Horn Basin and beyond. 

Please find below the responsibilities and qualifications for the position of Network Engineer with the Big Horn Radio Network.

Responsibilities

  • Flexible schedule and ability to support a 24/7 operation

  • Maintain and advance networks, phone systems, and studio equipment for remote broadcast, syndication, streaming and podcasting

  • Administer Microsoft Office, broadcast studio and automation systems including Triton Streaming, Omny Podcasting, AudioVault and Logitech

  • Prepare and maintain office buildings and grounds for aesthetics, and inspections by city, county, state, and federal agencies

  • Interface and effectively communicate with clients and employees on a day-to-day basis, in person and through other forms of communication

Qualifications

  • Experience in installation and maintenance of low voltage wiring, LAN systems, and personal computing systems and networks

  • Highly proficient in Windows, Apple, and Linux operating systems

  • Possess computer network and network security knowledge and training

  • Having knowledge of audio and video software and applications

  • Degree in applicable field desirable

  • Willingness to learn and grow as an induvial, as a team and the ability to place our values of Accountability, Commitment, Trust, Decisiveness and Respect first

Send resume to Jake Hogan jhogan@bhrn.com

Legend Communications is a equal opportunity employer.

 

MARKET MANAGER:  Posted 2/15/2022

Regional radio group with stations in Cheyenne, Laramie, Cody, and Jackson Wyoming along with stations in Fort Collins, Colorado and Rapid City, South Dakota seeks sales driven Market Manager to oversee our stations from headquarters in Cheyenne.  We are looking for an experienced manager with strong sales and leadership skills to take the helm at our long held stations and digital offerings.  You will enjoy autonomy, as we are not interested in micromanaging our key people.  Need to be able to take charge and build your team – be a mentor and a coach, out on the streets teaching your people. If you are looking for a corporate setting - this is not a job for you.  Competitive compensation and benefits based on experience.  Send your cover letter and resume to careers@radiowyo.com.  We are an equal opportunity employer.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. 

MORNING SHOW HOST/PROGRAM DIRECTOR:  Posted 2/11/2022

 

Montgomery Broadcasting LLC located in Cheyenne, WY is looking for an experienced morning show host/program director for our news and sports station, KFBC AM/FM in Cheyenne.  KFBC is a heritage station having first gone on the air December 5, 1940.  KFBC is a CBS Sports affiliate and flag ship of both the Cowboy State News Network and the Cowboy Sports Network. We are looking for an experienced individual that loves talking to state and community leaders on-air, interacting with listeners during the morning show and being a part of the community while representing the station. Strong interest in and a knowledge of sports is essential and play-by-play experience is beneficial.  Duties include but are not limited to; hosting two-hour morning news and information show Monday-Friday, remote broadcasts and community appearances, writing stories each day for our website and social media sites and producing commercials, promos and liners.  Strong commercial production skills are essential. Successful candidate will also oversee the on air day to day operation of the station.  Knowledge of Digilink or similar automation systems and computer production and editing are desirable. This is NOT an entry level position.  Salary is commensurate with experience.  Medical insurance and paid vacation are available. Montgomery Broadcasting is an equal opportunity employer.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. If you are interested, please email your resume and air check to dmontgomery@kfbcradio.com or mail them to David Montgomery, Owner, Montgomery Broadcasting L.L.C., 1806 Capital Avenue, Cheyenne, WY 82001

NEWS DIRECTOR:  Posted 2/11/2022

 
Montgomery Broadcasting LLC located in Cheyenne, WY is looking for an
experienced news director for our news and sports station, KFBC AM/FM in
Cheyenne and the Cowboy State News Network (CSNN). CSNN is a statewide
news and sports network with approximately 50 affiliated stations. KFBC is a
heritage station having first gone on the air December 5, 1940. KFBC is a CBS
Sports affiliate and flag ship of both the Cowboy State News Network and the
Cowboy Sports Network. We are looking for an experienced individual that loves
both local and regional news, loves interacting with state and community leaders,
and loves being a part of the community while representing the station. Strong
interest in and a knowledge of sports and play-by-play experience is beneficial.
Duties include but are not limited to; gathering, writing and presenting news on
both KFBC AM/FM and the Cowboy State News Network, writing stories each
day for our website and social media sites. Strong on air presentation skills are
essential. Knowledge of Digilink or similar automation systems and computer
production and editing are desirable. This is NOT an entry level position. Salary is
commensurate with experience. Medical insurance and paid vacation are
available. Montgomery Broadcasting is an equal opportunity employer. Women
and minorities are encouraged to apply. If you are interested, please email your
resume and air check to dmontgomery@kfbcradio.com or mail them to David
Montgomery, Owner, Montgomery Broadcasting L.L.C., 1806 Capital Avenue, Cheyenne, WY 82001

 

SALES REPRESENTATIVE - WIND RIVER RADIO NETWORK:  Posted 12/13/2021

 

  • Maintain productive visit/call schedule for all accounts

  • Make yourself aware of customer's promotional/sales schedules and provide comprehensive advertising support

  • Make yourself aware of customer's advertising needs, also what methods work and why, what doesn't work and why

  • Maintain strict confidentiality regarding account information

  • Take responsibility for correct ads on air at all times, maintains start/end dates on all ads in automation/network system

  • Turn in all order on time

  • Maintain co-op and change orders in a timely fashion to insure correct billing

  • Maintain organized files on all accounts

  • Participate in meetings

  • Other duties as assigned

For more information, contact:  Kevin Shields - kevin@wrrnetwork.com

Wind River Radio Network is an equal opportunity employer

 

CHIEF ENGINEER - Legend Communications, Cody, WY -   Posted:  12/13/2021  Closes 1/31/2022

 

Details:
 

Working in radio, Broadcast Engineers are responsible for the installation, maintenance, and operation of all broadcast-related equipment. They also provide technical support in the arenas of live events, remotes, concerts, and voice recording, ensuring the quality production and transmission of audio. Knowing video helpful. Broadcast Engineers typically work within broadcast or recording studios, although they also may work in event spaces, such as hotels, entertainment venues and arenas.  

We have a cluster of 21 signals. We have a mountain separating our group. This position in for the 9 stations, and 4 translators on the west side of the Big Horn Mountains. From Cody to Worland Wyoming. If you love the outdoors, hunt and/or fish we would love to talk to you. We have the best back yard maybe you have heard of it “Yellowstone National Park.”

 

Experience:

Working in radio, Broadcast Engineers are responsible for the installation, maintenance, and operation of all broadcast-related equipment. They also provide technical support in the arenas of live events, remotes, concerts, and voice recording, ensuring the quality production and transmission of audio. Knowing video helpful. Broadcast Engineers typically work within broadcast or recording studios, although they also may work in event spaces, such as hotels, entertainment venues and arenas.  

Broadcast Engineer Duties and Responsibilities

Install Broadcast Equipment  

The Broadcast Engineer is responsible for receiving and installing all new audio and visual equipment. They must be capable of reading and understanding schematics and technical manuals in order to effectively follow installation instructions.

Maintain Broadcast Equipment

The Broadcast Engineer is responsible for performing regular maintenance on all broadcast equipment as well as preventative maintenance. This includes performing regular software and hardware updates. Broadcast Engineers must be extremely knowledgeable regarding all broadcast technology to effectively care for equipment and ensure that it does not fail.

Troubleshoot Problems

Often working within time-sensitive environments or for live broadcasts, the Broadcast Engineer must be able to quickly troubleshoot and diagnose video and audio issues. This includes performing extensive testing before a recording or transmission, as well as solving any problems that arise once a broadcast has begun. They may also have to communicate with third parties, such as the equipment vendors, to troubleshoot and resolve technical issues.

Repair Broadcast Equipment

Once a problem is diagnosed, the Broadcast Engineer, sometimes in conjunction with other team members, is responsible for finding a solution and completing repairs to the equipment until it is functioning well again. Often these repairs must be completed in a timely manner. The Broadcast Engineer is also responsible for identifying when repairs are not possible and new equipment must be ordered.

Recommend Enhancements

To stay updated with changing technologies and maintain excellent broadcast quality, the Broadcast Engineer must come up with solutions for continual broadcast improvement. This includes providing the company or studio with recommendations for equipment updates, enhancements, and modifications, and then performing them. Broadcast Engineers also make suggestions for new technology and equipment when necessary.

 
Requirements:

Broadcast Engineers must be able to solve complex problems in a timely manner. Often working on strict deadlines or within live production environments, Broadcast Engineers must be calm under pressure, have excellent time management skills and the ability to recall extensive technical knowledge quickly. They must be detail-oriented to identify and prevent potential technical issues. They must be able to prioritize and shift work priorities quickly, maintaining flexibility and quick response time.

Core skills:

  • Having broadcast or IT experience

  • Obtaining some technical education

  • Becoming proficient in Windows, Apple, and Linux operating systems

  • Possessing computer network or network security knowledge and training

  • Exhibiting experience in maintaining and operating transmission equipment

  • Having knowledge of audio and video software and applications

  • Demonstrating an ability to interface with clients and other departments

Advanced skills:

  • Flexible schedule and ability to support a 24/7 operation

  • Project management experience

  • Experience in live production environments

On any given day,

  • Program an automation computer

  • Change the battery on a backup generator

  • Change the battery bank in an 18 KVA UPS

  • Clean a transmitter

  • Aim a satellite dish

  • Trouble shoot a DS-1 Circuit

  • Trouble shoot a T-1 MUX

  • Repair a microwave transmitter or receiver

  • Take a set of monitor points

  • Repair a tower light flasher circuit

  • Install a console (analog, digital, IP routing, TDM routing)

  • Repair a CD player

  • Trouble shoot a transmitter RF module

  • PM a generator

  • Work with a tower crew to place an antenna on a tower

  • Install an RF connector on 3-inch transmission line

  • Wire an air conditioning unit at a transmitter site

  • Repair lightning damaged ATU

  • Trouble shoot an AC unit

  • Aim an STL antenna

  • Repair an RPU transmitter

  • Design a computer network

  • Trouble shoot and repair a FM transmitter

  • Wire a new rack room

  • Coordinate a complex format change

  • Install a translator

  • Program and wire a new satellite receiver

  • Wire a transmitter remote control

  • Hike to a transmitter site to after a natural disaster

  • Trouble shoot an audio hum

  • Pass an FCC inspection

  • Install and program an EAS unit

  • Wire a new studio

  • Design a tower light monitor circuit

  • Fix a studio phone system

  • Install an audio router

  • Match an AM transmitter to a new tower

  • Wire an ethernet patch panel

  • Program a wireless access point

  • Install an IP router

  • Manage a new tower project

  • Install a new transmitter

  • Re-install an old transmitter

  • Make NRSC measurements on an AM transmitter

  • Repair a corrupt OS

  • Replace a hard drive

  • Reboot a server

  • Fix a reel to reel machine

  • Install a computer program

  • Clean a console

  • Pass an inspection by the fire marshal

 

Additional Information:
Salary DOE, we offer Medical, Dental, Paid time off and the best group of employees to work with. Job open until filled. Legend Communications of WY is an equal opportunity employer.

Contact:
If interested, please send your resume to jhogan@bhrnwy.com

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