Orlando, Florida
Mar 12, 2019
News & Journalism
Metro Area
Full Time

News 96.5 WDBO has an immediate opening for a full-time morning show
producer/board-op. This morning show producer position will put you right in
the middle of a fast-paced news environment. You need to be a master of
finding, creating and managing content for Orlando's Morning News. To be able
to pinpoint the right content, the producer needs to have a thorough understanding
of our target audience and our average listener and have a complete
understanding of how our listeners use our content. This producer needs to have
good skills related to creativity and research while being comfortable with working
with people of varying levels and a strong technical know-how. This position
will work closely with the morning show host, anchors, reporters, news team, and
engineering/I.T. department. Candidates must be able to run a board and feel
confident on-air. Must have the ability to communicate in a professional and respectful
tone and be able to receive constructive criticism. This is a rare opportunity
to be center stage of Orlando’s only all news morning show!  


  • Flawless technical execution (running the board) for Orlando’s
    Morning News, syndicated talk shows as well as breaking news and severe
    weather events.
  • Must run a ‘tight’ board and follow format clocks.
  • Will operate Wheatstone Console, Wide Orbit Automation, Opal, Comrex
    Access and other broadcast equipment.
  • Will contribute to content prep, production, idea generation,
    and other duties related to the execution of content.   
  • Coordinate two ways with local and national reporters, hosts,
    and guests.
  • Attend and participate in daily morning show meeting.
  • Prepare prep sheet for morning show
    members and larger CMG team.
  • Creating social media content promoting
    listenership and engagement.

  • Creating and posting related content for the
    station’s website.

  • Monitor multiple sources for breaking news,
    traffic problems and weather alerts.

  • Help gather/generate news content for newscasts
    and live shows.

  • Produce and submit at least one unique, topical
    or entertaining news story daily for air.

  • Fill in as morning show host as needed including
    in emergency or last-minute situations.

  • Handle all duties related to scheduling
    part-time producer shifts.

  • Train, mentor and engage with part-time

  • Contribute to writing station imaging.
  • Screen phone calls, send push alerts, screen and
    edit open mics.

  • Maintain, update, and contribute to the Producer
    Playbook with pertinent information.

  • Host and/or produce weekend Expert shows.



  • Prefer 2-3 years of on-air and production
  • Previous experience with Wide Orbit
    automation systems and radio console is a plus.
  • Should be proficient in Adobe Audition or
    similar audio editing software.
  • Should be proficient with
    Windows/Microsoft Office.
  • Must have a positive attitude and be able
    to work within a team environment with a shared vision for success.
  • Must be willing to learn additional skills
    related to producing a morning show.
  • Must be able to work morning show hours as
    well as be flexible with general work hours including weekend hours.
  • Must have experience generating and
    distributing content on websites/social media platforms.
  • Must be detail oriented.
  • Must work well under pressure.
  • Must be a good communicator.
  • Must be able to multitask.
  • Must be able to organize information.
  • Must have reliable transportation.
  • Must have valid driver’s license; no
    criminal history.

  • About Cox Media Group


    Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers, and digital sites.  Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. The company also offers a full suite of local and regional advertising services through its Local Solutions and Ideabar businesses. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly across all platforms.  For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at

    Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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