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Employment Opportunities

News Announcer, Part Time ‐ Radio

The Community Idea Stations and WCVE News is seeking a part time newscaster announcer/board operator to fill in weekday morning and afternoon drive shifts on an as-needed basis.

The successful candidate will be familiar with NPR style, have good news judgment and professional on-air delivery. Operational familiarity with running a board and familiarity with standard broadcast equipment is required.  Candidates must have practical radio experience; college radio experience will be considered. Candidates should have solid technical skills and knowledge of all Microsoft products. Experience hosting a local broadcast of All Things Considered or Morning Edition is desired. Candidates must be available to work holidays.

To Apply:
Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and aircheck to hr@ideastations.org or
Commonwealth Public Broadcasting Corporation
Attn: Human Resources
23 Sesame Street
Richmond, VA 23235
Submissions without this information will not be considered.

Deadline: Open Until Filled


Traffic Specialist, Part Time ‐ Radio
The Community Idea Stations is seeking a Traffic Specialist for our WCVE Music and WCVE News stations. This is a part time position with the possibility to become full time with benefits. This position reports to the WCVE FM Operations Manager.

The Traffic Specialist manages the daily preparation and maintenance of station program logs for WCVE News and WCVE Music. He/she will be responsible for making sure underwriting announcements air as scheduled and will schedule promos and edit copy occasionally as it becomes necessary.

The successful candidate will be available for a regular daytime shift Monday through Friday. Candidates must have experience using Protrack or other traffic software. Familiarity with Public Radio programming and  on-air style is helpful. The ability to work on air as a fill-in host is a plus, but not required. Experience working with digital automation systems also a plus. Candidates should have a valid driving license and clean driving record.

To Apply:
Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter to hr@ideastations.org or
Commonwealth Public Broadcasting Corporation
Attn: Human Resources
23 Sesame Street
Richmond, VA 23235
Submissions without this information will not be considered.

Deadline: Open Until Filled


Music Fill-In Host, Part Time ‐ Radio
The Community Idea Stations and WVCE Music is seeking a part-time fill-in h ost to workweekdays, weekends (Saturday afternoon) and holidays on an as-needed basis.

The successful candidate will have solid grounding in Classical Music announcing, an engaging and professional on-air delivery, fluency with basic word-processing, familiarity with standard broadcast equipment and previous on-air experience. Familiarity with Jazz is desired. Experience with audio editing software and radio automation systems is desired.

To Apply:
Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and aircheck to hr@ideastations.org or
Commonwealth Public Broadcasting Corporation
Attn: Human Resources
23 Sesame Street
Richmond, VA 23235
Submissions without this information will not be considered.

Deadline: Open Until Filled


The Community Idea Stations is an Equal Opportunity Employer. (EOE)

The Community Idea Stations use the power of media to educate, entertain and inspire. We are the largest locally owned and operated media company in the region, each week reaching more than 300,000 people throughout central Virginia of every age, demographic and economic circumstance through our TV and radio programs.

The Community Idea Stations include 88.9 WCVE Public Radio, WCVE PBS, WHTJ PBS, WCVW PBS, WCVE Create, and MHz Worldview. For more information about the Community Idea Stations, visit our website at ideastations.org; or follow us on Facebook (WCVE) or twitter (@wcve).

Our many employee benefits include health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, flexible spending accounts, 403(b) savings plan with match, and tuition reimbursement. We offer a generous amount of paid time off and holidays, flexible work arrangements, and a fun, casual atmosphere.