ESPN Milwaukee Program Director

ESPN Milwaukee Program Director

Website Good Karma Brands

Good Karma Brands, LLC (GKB) is a media and marketing company wi


ESPN Milwaukee Program Director

(Milwaukee, WI)

Are you ready to be part of a winning team and help Wisconsin sports content reach new heights? GKB Milwaukee is looking for an experienced Program Director who spends their days dreaming about what they would do to improve sports content, engage fans, and grow an already leading brand into so much more. GKB Milwaukee is locally owned and operated and consists of top sports brands in Milwaukee.

Already dominating local sports radio in Wisconsin, and being able to work alongside our legendary WTMJ, the flagship of the Green Bay Packers, the Milwaukee Brewers and the Milwaukee Bucks, Good Karma Brands (GKB) is in need of a talented and visionary sports programmer to lead our content to where it has never been before.


Daily Tasks of a Program Director: Lead & manage a highly talented staff including on-air hosts, producers and more Responsible for station operations and sound of station 24/7/365 Oversee all sports content strategy, programming and implementation Thorough knowledge of Wisconsin sports and the fan base; ability to focus the programming to reflect the interests of the audience Provide feedback for all sports programming and advise/mentor on-air talent, producers, and board operators when needed Oversee all scheduling to include, but not limited to, weekly programming schedules, play by play schedules, on-air personalities, producers, and board operators Collaborate with the Sales & Marketing departments to develop new opportunities Handle internal communication between the content team and other departments within GKB Milwaukee and Good Karma Brands Responsible for training new sports content teammates and continuing the growth and education of current content teammates Manage technical operations of remote broadcast and equipment Oversee social media strategy and implementation surrounding sports content Manage breaking news strategy and reporters; maintain strategy and structure for news coverage of the teams/games Assist in sports reporting and writing Create and write compelling imaging that reflect the station’s strategic direction Develop and utilize an expertise of all internal systems and tools to assist team Be proactive in creating and finding solutions to daily challenges throughout the office and GKB Report directly to the GKB Milwaukee’s Market Manager Additional responsibilities & tasks to be added on, on an as needed basis Be a Good Karma Brands ambassador by adhering to the GKB core values: Listen, Be Honest, Follow Through, Work Hard and Over Deliver


Preferred knowledge, skills and qualifications: Previous experience as a Program Director or Assistant Program Director Proven leadership and management experience Capability to coach talent and a have a deep knowledge of fan base Understanding of FCC rules and regulations Excellent written and verbal skills Strong organizational and time management skills Personal sense of responsibility and accountability Ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment - a multi-tasker Willingness to accept and provide feedback Solution oriented work ethic Passion to be a part of a team and the ability to work independently Ability to think outside of the box Friendly & optimistic personality Entrepreneurial spirit With this career, you are required to hold a valid driver’s license


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