Newsradio 620 WTMJ Program Director

Newsradio 620 WTMJ Program Director

Website Good Karma Brands

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


Newsradio 620 WTMJ Program Director

(Milwaukee, WI)

Are you ready to be part of a winning team and help the legendary WTMJ reach new heights? 620 WTMJ has a rare opening for an experienced Program Director who can innovate, lead, strategize, and execute.

Locally owned by Good Karma Brands and serving as the flagship for the Green Bay Packers, Milwaukee Brewers, and Milwaukee Bucks, you will have the tools necessary to manage all aspects of a successful radio station while having the opportunity to work side by side with local owners and leadership and a talented, committed team who is passionate about our loyal audience and providing them with everything going on in Wisconsin! Good Karma Brands (GKB) is in need of a talented and visionary Program Director to lead our content into the future.


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 content strategy, programming and implementation for 620 WTMJ Plan and oversee tone, programming, production, sound & theme of the station Network programming/play by play relationships and clearance Ability to focus the programming to reflect the interests of the audience Provide feedback for all 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, on-air personalities, producers, and board operators Collaborate with the all departments to develop new opportunities and execute marketing and promotional campaigns Handle internal communication between the content team and other departments within GKB Milwaukee and Good Karma Brands Responsible for training new 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 content Manage breaking news strategy and reporters; maintain strategy and structure for news coverage 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 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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