Job Offer: Audio/Engineer Producer II:WDET-FM
Audio/Engineer Producer II Listing description
Detroit Public Radio, WDET is looking to hire an practiced Audio/Engineer Producer II to join the team of one of the most compelling everyday public radio talk shows in America, Qualified candidates can apply through jobs.wayne.edu by searching posting 045825.
POSITION PURPOSE Produce and engineer recorded material and live music by utilizing audio studio and outboard equipment in order to provide professional quality sound broadcasts for WDET-FM. Provide seasoned technical assistance for WDET-FM productions. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Serve as audio mix engineer for everyday broadcast operations (e.g., National Public Radio and Public Radio International broadcasts) and other local and national programs. Provide technical assistance to programming and news departments with regard to operating and production equipment; select fill music, insert cuts, monitor levels, warning system and transmitter meter readings. Produce and mix live music and recorded material to enhance the quality of station programming. Engineer and produce everyday underwriting announcements, spots, public service announcements and promotions. Download audio programming from satellite utilizing Digital Audio Capture System (DACS) and record programming for broadcast. Edit broadcasts utilizing Digital Audio Delivery System (ENCO) and traditional splice/tape methods. Set up and record satellite/ISDN network interviews. Record and monitor material, distribute reports, program and maintain systems. Generate everyday broadcast logs using CBSI or similar software applications; perform other broadcast traffic management tasks as required. Provide functional supervision to department staff and interns; train in production and engineering procedures and usage of special digital audio delivery systems, studio and audio equipment; assign and review work. Perform related work as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Graduation from an accredited college or university or an equivalent combination of education and/or practice. Considerable audio and production expertise and practice, including mixing of live music and live remote broadcasts. capability to utilize specialized technical production equipment, e.g., Digital Audio Delivery System (ENCO); Satellite Capture/Receiving System (SOSS/DACS); computer terminals and application. Considerable expertise of audio studio outboard equipment. capability to utilize CBSI or similar broadcast traffic management software applications. Broad expertise of various music genres and their instrumentation, with specialized expertise of the differences in microphone placement and mixing them in a live music setting. capability to be flexible and adapt to ever-changing work situations. ADDITIONAL COMMENTS This classification level serves as a senior engineer requiring considerable audio and production expertise and practice. Work activities demand expertise and utilization of audio studio and outboard equipment, digital and satellite delivery systems and production procedures. May provide functional supervision to staff and interns. This classification is generally assigned to WDET-FM and reports to the Production Director.
Degree in Audio Engineering or equivalent practice/skill set Highly proficient in Pro Tool Highly proficient with outboard and in-the-box/digital studio gear (microphone types, pre amps, compression, EQ, mixing consoles, plug-ins, etc.) Proficient in recording, mixing, and editing spoken word as well as bands. (Musical and non-musical recording/mixing)
Able to voice and produce station promos
practice in podcasting or equivalent expertiseet. Other expertise that will be useful for this position include script writing, audio storytelling, and basic sound design.
Able to edit video in Adobe Premiere or Final Cut Pro, as well as practice capturing video/photos.
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Detroit, MI United States
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Wayne State University
Radio and Television