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Job Title


Programming Assistant


Company : Salem Communications


Location : New York City, NY


Created : 2020-05-30


Job Type : Full Time


Job Description

Description Salem Media Group in New York- AM970 The Answer and WMCA AM570/FM102.3 is looking for a Programming Assistant to join the team to work extensively with The Morning Show with Joe Piscopo on AM 970 The Answer and other programs on the station. Tasks include but are not limited to: Assisting the producers and on-air talent with daily tasks and special projects Assisting with contesting, screening listener calls, editing audio, recording sound, and updating social media pages Collecting and editing sound bites (2-3/week) to be used in the live show regarding breaking news or contemporary issues Updating social media for the station both for programs and other content Help with the planning and execution of station events including photography, videography, and any other artwork and design of post-event promotional pieces. Knowledge of RCS' NexGen audio software, phone screener software, audio boards, audio recording equipment is a plus. Knowledge of graphic design software and video editing software a plus. Candidate must be available to work events that often occur on evenings, weekends and possibly holidays. Demonstrating the ability to take direction and work with show hosts, and handling multiple tasks quickly and efficiently is a must. Candidate must possess strong communication skills, must be organized, able to work on a deadline, work well with others and handle high pressure situations with ease. This role also includes maintaining the list of programming issue of importance to the public, ensuring programs on WMCA AM570 and AM 970 The Answer discuss those issues and creating the reports necessary for the public inspection file. Salem Media Group is an equal opportunity employer.