Emmis Communications

Multi-Platform Content Producer: KLBJ-AM

Job Locations US-TX-Austin
Posted Date 2 months ago(1/5/2018 5:53 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Media/Radio Programming

Job Overview

You are:

  • A news and talk radio geek.
  • Always updated on current events. Affable and calm under pressure.
  • Outgoing, motivated, and a team player.
  • Someone who knows how to produce high quality radio shows.

If this describes you then join Emmis Communications as a Producer with Emmis Austin Radio. Our company is driven by creative teams that have earned a valued reputation by setting high standards for excellence while creating a fun, exciting and innovative workplace, where every individual is part of the team.


Emmis Austin Radio is a branch of Emmis Communications with a cluster of seven radio stations in north Austin including: KLBJ-AM (590), KLBJ-FM (93.7), KGSR (93.3), KROX (101.5), KBPA (103.5), KLZT (107.1), and Latino 102.7.


Emmis Austin Radio is seeking three full time Multi-Platform Content Producers for KLBJ-AM to work Monday through Friday.  Hours may vary according to needs.  The successful candidate will be highly reliable, self-motivated, trustworthy and passionate about radio. Candidates must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and possesses loads of initiative.


  • Daily operate the control board for studio and remote programming.
  • Routinely field a heavy volume of listener calls.
  • Posting news copy to the station website.
  • Follow and enforces FCC regulations, station and company polices, including implementing station’s/state’s EAS procedures.
  • Regulates timing of programs, operates syndicated programming and plays commercials.
  • Adds content to the station Social Media accounts.
  • Produces podcasts.
  • Supports off-air commercial production and the creation of station imaging.
  • Monitors and updates weather, traffic, and news reports into automation equipment.
  • Performs on-air announcements or shifts as assigned.
  • Anchor newscasts as needed.
  • Other duties assigned as needed.



Desired Skills & Experience

  • Ability to work Monday – Friday.  Hours may vary according to needs.
  • One year of broadcast experience required.
  • One year of experience operating radio control boards required.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required. College degree, Associate’s Degree (A.A.) or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school preferred.
  • Proficient with audio editing software.
  • Highly organized, meets deadlines, able to multi-task, and performs well under pressure.
  • Must interact effectively with listeners who call the station’s talk shows.
  • Must have a passion for news and current events.
  • Works well with all fellow team members.
  • Takes great pride in producing high quality radio.
  • Eagerly volunteers to handle tasks outside of the normal job duties when necessary.
  • Valid driver’s license and state mandated automobile insurance required.

Company Description

Please submit a resume and application online:  www.emmis.com.  Refer to posting and no phone calls please.            


Emmis Communications (NASDAQ: EMMS) is a diversified media corporation with award-winning radio broadcasting, and magazine publishing operations in markets across the country.  Emmis is as well-known for its creative culture as for its operations.  Our people are aggressive, knowledgeable and deeply committed to each of the communities in which we operate. Because employees are the key to our success, Emmis offers strong benefits and incentives, including health, dental and life insurance and a 401(k) contribution plan. For more information about Emmis, see our website at www.emmis.com.




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