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WURD Radio
March 11, 2021
Philadelphia, PA
Job Type



Technical Producer Job Description

Reports To:    Program & News Director

Job Duties

  • Work in collaboration with hosts, guests or other program contributors, in order to perform quality assurance to meet established production standards, rules and regulations.
  • Work the board for live and studio shows.
  • Follow station format and guidelines.
  • Follow applicable laws and FCC regulations.
  • Cue hosts about when to take commercial breaks.
  • Play commercials, promotional spots, station ID and public service announcements on time according to the commercial log.
  • Operate WURD TV and log appropriate show names, hosts, and descriptions for social media broadcasting.
  • Handle on-air contests as assigned and in accordance with company policy.
  • Provide access to guests into the WURD office suite
  • Sign-off on the commercial log, each hour on duty.
  • Answer caller lines and communicate their identity and subject matter of call to the host in writing.
  • Take transmitter readings.
  • Complete daily report for each show for which you serve as the board operator and complete Caller Logs in legible handwriting. 
  • Assist with tracking guests and topics for special projects.
  • Have knowledge of the stations traffic, playout and other systems.
  • Fill in for producers and technical producers, as needed.
  • Download recorded shows from archives
  • Special projects, as assigned




Ability to generate original ideas, and to think creatively about how to communicate them to audiences; has comprehensive knowledge of subjects relevant to specific radio genres. Excellent writing and storytelling skills; ability to tailor and adapt content for different audiences and platforms. Knows how to use a variety of recording equipment and to operate different radio studios. 


High school degree or equivalent required, undergraduate degree preferred. A minimum of one year experience in video production, studio engineering, radio, or technical producing.  Prior use of video and audio editing software program a plus. Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and social networking platforms. 


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