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Play By Play Announcer- Davis County: Part-time

The Ottumwa Radio Sports Network is looking for the next voice of the Davis County baseball team. We need someone who is on-time, professional, energetic, and knows baseball. Previous play-by-play experience is not required, but is a big plus. Davis County plays approximately 30 games from late May until the end of July. The announcer earns $40 per game, which is about $20 per hour, plus 40 cents per mile for travel expenses. You may also have the possibility of broadcasting Mustang football in the fall, and basketball in the winter.

To apply for this part-time position, bring your resume to 416 East Main Street in Ottumwa, or email us at info@ottumwaradio.com.

 

Sales Representative: Full-time 

Ottumwa Radio is accepting applications for a potential future opening in our sales department. Area’s include Ottumwa, Oskaloosa, and Fairfield. Qualifications include; professional attire, a strong work ethic, strong communication and organizational skills, basic math skills, be creative, and take pride in your career. Hours Monday through Friday 8 till 6. Standard benefits apply, including a health club membership, and a simple 401 plan option (after 6 months) making your total financial package $41,000 yearly, plus commissions. Tired of not being appreciated for your hard work? Then join a company that appreciates you, and a group of people who enjoy what they do and strive for excellence.

Email your resume in confidence to GList@OttumwaRadio.com

 

Board Op: Part-time

Ottumwa Radio is accepting applications for a part-time person to run the controls for our local ballgames and other events. We are seeking someone who is motivated, professional, punctual and eager to learn. Send your resume in confidence to mlambrecht@ottumwaradio.com or stop by our studios at 416 East Main, Ottumwa for an application. Broadcast experience is a plus but not necessary, we will train the right candidate. Hours vary based on needs. Most games take place during the early evenings and weekends.

Send your resume in confidence to mlambrecht@ottumwaradio.com or to

Melissa Lambrecht
Ottumwa Radio
416 East Main
Ottumwa Iowa 52501

 

 

News Director/Sports Announcer: Full-time

Ottumwa Radio is expanding its news department and is accepting resumes for a full time news director.  We are seeking a motivated, energetic, creative self-starter.
Duties included, but not limited to:

  • Direct the news staff to develop story ideas, track issues for public file, assigns news staff daily stories
  • Primary web editor.
  • Liaison to public officials should the need arise.
  • Part of the news team and contributes content on a regular basis.  Will have final call on all news covered and carried on any of our stations.

Qualifications
A four-year degree in journalism or equivalent experience required. Successful candidate will possess broad knowledge of local and regional issues. Must have ability to work within a live program environment. Must have experience in broadcast production, web content, news writing, news editing and Adobe Audition or similar editing program. Must possess effective communication and interpersonal skills. Preferred skills include on-line research, multimedia production, word and operation of light office equipment. Must have excellent memory for details, be able to meet daily deadlines under potentially stressful conditions and deal effectively with multiple competing tasks.

Salary starting at $35,000.  Send your resume in confidence to mlambrecht@ottumwaradio.com or to

Melissa Lambrecht
Ottumwa Radio
416 East Main
Ottumwa Iowa 52501

 

 

Ottumwa Radio is currently accepting applications for internships. During your internship at Ottumwa Radio you’ll learn how to connect with our fans on location and via social networking sites. You will also assist in Radio Studio Board Operation during live events and help the commercial production department.  Internships must be for college credit.

 

Ottumwa Radio is an equal opportunity employer.

Visit our studios at 416 East Main Street in Ottumwa, Iowa to pick up an application.

Click here to download an employment application (PDF)

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