Postition: Radio Operations Director / Host

Reports to: Vice-President of Radio

Work Hours: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM and as needed

Work Days:  Monday – Friday and as needed


Employer information: 

WNIN Tri-State Public Media, Inc.

405 Carpenter Street

Evansville, IN  47708

Phone: 812-423-2973

Fax:     812-428-7548


WNIN is the NPR/PBS affiliate, community-licensed public media outlet on the Ohio River in Evansville, Indiana. We are a primarily news/talk format, with a very active local content presence in Indiana and Kentucky. In addition to extensive local news reporting, WNIN’s signature programming includes our “Day Out” and “Regional Voices” broadcasts, where we take our FM station out to a community for an entire day of in-depth coverage on issues and culture.


Job Description: 

WNIN-FM has an opening for a full-time Operations Director and program host. The successful candidate will have a combination of experience in detail-oriented radio operations and NPR live-assist program hosting.

Candidate must be able to sit at a control board for extended periods of time and successfully operate a radio control board for automated and live-assist hosting breaks. Radio hosts must be able to speak English clearly, using a vocabulary consistent with NPR programming.

The position is Monday-Friday, with evening, weekend and holiday shifts as needed. The Operations Director is also the primary on-call staff member when needed for emergency program issues.


Requirements:   A bachelor’s degree or higher, with two years’ experience in non-commercial broadcasting and radio automation and traffic systems. Experience with the ENCO DAD automation and Pro Track traffic systems is a plus.  Public radio journalism and interviewing experience will add to your chance for success for this job.


To Apply: Please send a resume, cover letter and hosting samples to Carlin Beckman, VP of Finance and Administration, WNIN-FM, 405 Carpenter Street, Evansville, IN 47708 or email to cbeckman@wnin.orgReference Job # 1315  EOE