Part-Time Board Operator

Iheartmedia, Inc. Des Moines , IA 50301

Posted 2 months ago

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iHeartMedia Stations

Job Summary:

Provides programming and control board support for our live and network show on WHO-AM and KXNO-AM/FM.

iHeartMedia/Des Moines has an immediate opening for Part-time Board Operator at Iowa's most influential radio station, NEWRADIO 1040 WHO, and Iowa's Sports Leader, KXNO-AM 1460/KXNO-FM 106.3

We're looking for a talented person who will embrace our tools and training to develop their skills in entertaining and engaging our audiences on-air, and in digital and social media.

Past personnel in this role have gone on to become highly successful leaders and radio personalities in a variety of roles and formats.


  • Operate audio console and our digital on-air system for a live talk shows and

network broadcasts

  • Creation of engaging digital and social media content for our target audiences.

  • Also working for studio, network, and remote programming as assigned.

  • Regulates program timing, operates live and syndicated programming, and plays commercials.

  • Monitors the technical quality and accuracy of incoming and outgoing on-air programming from master control room.

  • Supports off-air audio and digital production (Adobe Audition), programs on-air computer system (NexGEN).

  • Protects station's license by monitoring and censoring live programs and deleting words/phrases not permitted on air.

  • Executes playlists for live and pre-recorded programming.

  • Assists with adjusting signal and programming content to ensure transmission meets federally mandated broadcast standards.

  • Processes time-out programming for accurate play back.

  • Monitors and gives on-air updates of weather and traffic.

  • May also provide news support as assigned, creating news reports for later playback into automation equipment.

  • Checks studio equipment for proper functioning and notifies Engineering of technical malfunctions affecting quality of the broadcast.

  • Handles emergency inserts (e.g. news updates, breaking stories, alert system tests, etc.).


  • Ability to learn operation of NexGEN digital on-air system and Adobe Audition for audio editing

  • Must demonstrate strong ability for time management and attention to detail

  • Ability to work without close supervision

  • The available shifts include a primary shift on Saturday morning (6am to 10am)

  • Being a primary backup for live weekday shows as assigned.

  • Additional shifts available as their schedule allows.

  • Functions well in a fast-paced environment with tight time frames and multiple demands

  • Must have a passion for flawless execution

  • Works well in a team environment

Work Experience:

  • 6 months in a related role and/or technical training is preferred, but is not required


Des Moines, IA: 2141 Grand Ave, 50312

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The Company is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.

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