The Radio Boston Technical Director is responsible for all technical and sound elements in the production of WBUR's daily news magazine, Radio Boston to ensure the highest technical and editorial quality for the show's sound.
Pre-production work, including studio prep and editorial thoughts on sound and music use
Pre and post-show recordings
Board operation for the live broadcast, as well as for special shows and remote broadcasts
Post-production for necessary fixes and edits, prep and upload both the re-broadcast and podcast, prep and provide audio for internet/digital needs
Schedule and coordinate with other studios, conduct sound checks for guests for studio as well as new technologies like Opal and Zoom
Technical assistance for the team on sound elements
Find appropriate music and other sound for show elements
Produce and load daily and special promos
Mix and edit program elements, including cuts and field pieces
Mix and edit special broadcasts including holiday shows
Work with musical and other special guests to arrange for their performances, both live and taped
When necessary, record remote interviews
Participate in the morning and post-show editorial meetings and future planning sessions to add editorial ideas, ideas for sound and technical considerations. Work with musical and other special guests to arrange for their performances, both live and taped. Provide Executive Producer with an evaluation of technical needs and suggestions for improvements in show sound and production processes.
Bachelor's degree or relevant experience required
At least three years of experience required
High level of engineering competency, including experience in editing, board operation, and journalistic and editorial thinking about sound
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
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