Emmis Communications

Board Operator

Job Locations US-IN-Indianapolis
Posted Date 5 days ago(3/12/2018 1:23 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Media/Radio Programming

Job Overview

BOARD OPERATOR – Indianapolis Radio

great media.great people.great service.


Emmis Communications is the ninth-largest radio broadcaster in the United States based on number of listeners. The Emmis culture carries at its heart the belief that, in order to succeed, a company must take risks; treat its people well and give them the tools they need to win. Emmis has earned this 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' Radio Division owns stations in markets across the United States, including B105.7, 1070 & 93.5 The Fan, 107.5 ESPN, HANKFM 97.1 and WIBC 93.1 in Indianapolis.


Job Overview:

Performs activities in the radio studio and control room to ensure technical quality of sound for programs origination in the studio from syndication or from remote pickup points.  Might include some weekday and weekend hours.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Operates control board for studio and remote programming.
  • Regulates timing of programs, operates syndicated programming and plays commercials.
  • Off-air support of commercial production, dubbing music to hard disk and programming automation computers.
  • Monitors and updates weather, traffic, and news reports into automation equipment.
  • Performs on-air announcements or shifts as assigned.
  • Assists with remote appearances.
  • Takes transmitter readings and maintains transmitter logs.
  • Other job related duties as required.

Desired Skills & Experience


Considered, candidates should meet the following requirements:



  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the basic knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • six months related experience and/or training
  • equivalent combination of education and experience.

Additional Skills / Preferences:


Language Skills:

Ability to read, write and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to effectively present information in a clear and personable tone of voice on-air, and in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.


Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.


Other Skills and Abilities:

Operate audio console board, digital automation equipment, reel-to-reel, CD player, remote broadcasting equipment, computer and general office equipment. Has good organizational and time management skills and ability to work without direct supervision. Ability to work evening, overnight and weekends.


Physical Demands: [What is described here is representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.]


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to talk or hear

Company Description

To Apply:

Please submit your resume and profile online at www.emmis.com.

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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