- High School Sports Color Commentator

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High School Sports Color Commentator


High School Sports Color Commentator

• Emerging Level


Eau Claire, WI: We’re seeking a Color Commentator to provide analytical analysis of sports games to support lead Play by Play Talent.

Category Audio / Music / Sound  Live Event / On Location Services  RADIO 
Location Wisconsin
Time Period Unknown
Posted Date Aug 15, 2023
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

We’re seeking a Color Commentator to provide analytical analysis of sports games to support lead Play by Play Talent
What You'll Do:
  • Operate control board for studios and remote programming
  • Regulate program timing, operate syndicated programming, and play commercials
  • Monitor the technical quality and accuracy of incoming and outgoing on-air programming from master control room
  • Support off-air commercial production, dubbing music to hard disk and programming automation computers
  • Protect station’s license by censoring live programs and deleting words/phrases not permitted on air
  • Execute playlists for server, tape, or simulcast programming
  • Assist with adjusting signal and programming content to ensure transmission meets federally mandated broadcast standards
  • Process time-out programming for accurate play back
  • Monitor and update weather, traffic and news reports into automation equipment
  • Check studio equipment for proper functioning and notify Engineering of technical malfunctions affecting quality of the broadcast
  • Screen in-coming phone calls and selectively choose callers for On-Air Talent and talk shows
  • Handle emergency inserts (e.g. news updates, breaking stories, alert system tests, etc.)
What You'll Need:
  • Flexibility in work schedule, including evenings, overnight and weekends
  • Comfort in a fast paced environment with tight timeframes and multiple demands
  • Previous experience in a related role and/or technical training
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and SharePoint     
What You'll Bring:
  • Respect for others and a strong belief that others should do this in return
  • Ability to work within standardized procedures and an understanding of when to escalate
  • Skills to solve straightforward problems using established procedures
  • Close attention to detail, following up until issues are resolved
  • Common courtesy when communicating with coworkers and outside contacts

Job Type Part Time  Temporary 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening, Overnight
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