Board Operator/Producer

Board Operator/Producer

Cumulus Media-Providence


CUMULUS MEDIA | Providence, RI is offering a great opportunity as a Board Operator/Producer providing programming and control board support to On-Air Talent.  Our ideal candidate should possess an extremely good work ethic, be a self-starter, and be highly organized with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.  The position requires extreme reliability and flexibility. If you are a fast-learner familiar with audio equipment and automation, have a good demeanor around others, and have a passion for radio, read on.

Who We Are:

Cumulus Media | Providence currently features 5 stations in the Providence metro area. WPRO-AM, WPRO-FM, Lite 105, Hot 106 and WPRV-AM. Our stations reach hundreds of thousands of listeners on a weekly basis.


Assisting morning show executive producer and host and midday host with show preparation Running the board in a radio station control room broadcasting a variety of live or pre-recorded local and syndicated radio programs Playing all commercials as scheduled and maintaining a commercial and transmitter log Selecting bumper music, when needed, and back-timing pre-recorded programs for smooth transition back to live programming Monitors and updates weather, traffic and news reports into automation equipment Monitor for EAS Alerts, Ambers Alerts and breaking news Monitors the technical quality and accuracy of incoming and outgoing on-air programming from master control room Assists with adjusting signal and programming content to ensure transmission meets federally mandated broadcast standards


Qualifications: Some college radio or small market radio experience preferred Previous board operation experience preferred Audio production skills required Familiar with FCC rules and regulations and EAS guidelines Proficient using computer systems such as Microsoft Office Suite, OpX, AudioVault, Wide Orbit, ENCO, Soundgorge, Nuendo, Adobe Audition or other audio editing and automation programs Knowledge of basic electronic wiring and sound system set-up Familiar with audio mixers and remote monitoring systems for radio transmissions Flexibility in scheduling required; majority of the hours are in the early morning hours on weekdays All new hires must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by date of hire, subject to legally-mandated accommodations


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