Do you have a passion for performing?
Do you love local news, science, culture, and arts?
Are you searching for a platform to highlight people in the community?
Apply to be the next host of our morning drive time program.
About the show: The 8 O’Clock Buzz is a an upbeat, morning program on WORT 89.9 FM. It airs Monday through Friday from 8-9am, with different hosts each day. It features approximately three, 10-15 minute interviews per show, with an emphasis on community and local guests. The show combines music, culture, and news to create an informative and entertaining program.
About the opportunity: WORT is searching for the next lively, entertaining, and informative host of the station’s morning drive time program on Tuesdays. Those who are underrepresented in traditional media are especially encouraged to apply.
The next host must be regularly available to host the show from our studies every Tuesday, from 7:45 am to 9am. They are expected to spend about six additional hours a week prepping for the show.
Who should apply: Applicants are not required to have previous experience hosting or radio experience. Women, people of color, and other folks who are underrepresented in media and broadcasting are strongly encouraged to apply.
A position description, including responsibilities and expectations, is available here.
Deadline to apply: Thursday, March 5, 2020 by 11pm
Apply: Please read the position description first. Then, fill out an application below.
Questions? For more information, contact News and Talk Director Chali Pittman at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 608-321-9586.