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Cox Media Group | Orlando FL 32804 USA | Freelance | Posted: 09/17/2019

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Orlando’s News 96.5 WDBO has an immediate opening for a part time producer/board-op. This producer position will put you right in the middle of a fast paced news environment.  You will be technical producer for live newscast, syndicated shows, as well as, breaking news and severe weather situations. This position will work closely with our news team, and is a vital part of the operation.  Candidates should be able to run a board and feel confident on air. 

  • Flawless technical execution (running the board) for live newscasts, syndicated talk shows, as well as, breaking news and severe weather events
  • Must be able follow multiple format clocks
  • Must be able to multitask and be very well organized 
  • Will operate Wheatstone Console, Wide Orbit Automation, Comrex Access, Opal, Adobe Audition, and other broadcast equipment
  • Will contribute to content prep, production, idea generation, and other duties related to the execution of content    
  • Update and maintain station website and social media
  • Monitor multiple sources for breaking news, traffic problems and weather alerts
  • Send appropriate and timely listener alerts including App, EAS and NOAA
  • Help gather/generate news content for newscasts and live shows
  • Answer phones and edit listener audio
  • Create, edit, and file timely news stories for on-air newscasts
  • Must be able to handle pressure situations, various personalities, and a very quick pace 


  • Prefer 1-2 years of on-air and production experience 
  • 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/Chrome
  • 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 flexible with work hours including weekends, overnights, and holidays 
  • Must have experience generating and distributing content on websites/social media platforms 
  • Must be detail oriented, self-motivator, troubleshooter
  • Must work well under pressure
  • 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.

Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations:  Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services.   Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.

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Location Orlando, FL, 32804, United States
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