In 2006, former WPTA-TV (Channel 21, Fort Wayne) meteorologist Chris Bradley joined WBNS-TV in Columbus, Ohio. Today, he's their chief meteorologist. Earlier this year, doctors diagnosed Mr. Bradley with Acute Myeloid Leukemia. He underwent chemotherapy, had a stem cell transplant, and went into remission. Mr. Bradley's family told WBNS-TV that he's no longer in remission and he's battling severe pneumonia while in the ICU at a Columbus, Ohio hospital.
Gray Television's NBC affiliate/WNDU-TV (Channel 16, South Bend) welcomes News Director Kate Glover. Ms. Glover recently spent nearly a year as News Director in Buffalo, New York (WGRZ-TV). Before that, Ms. Glover worked for nearly three years as Assistant News Director (and, they promoted her to News Director) at KOIN-TV in Portland, Oregon.
Early next year, Weigel Broadcasting's ABC affiliate WBND-TV (Channel 57, South Bend) will welcome evening news anchor Brian Conybeare. Mr. Conybeare will co-anchor four evening newscasts with Colleen Bormann (5:00pm, 5:30pm, 6:00pm and 11:00pm), along with a 10:00pm local newscast on sister CW affiliate WCWW-LD (Channel 25, South Bend). Mr. Conybeare last worked as a reporter and anchor for WCBS-TV in New York City and News12 Westchester, New York.
Michel Paul Evans exits as Production Director of the Brewer Broadcasting/Richmond cluster. If you're interested in this opportunity, please look at our Employment Opportunities section.
The FCC cancels the license of Hoosier Public Radio's WRFM (89.1fm, Wilkinson). WRFM went silent over a year ago.
Immediate full-time opening at WQLK-FM, WHON-AM, and Sunny 95.3, in Richmond, IN.
Job Description: The successful candidate knows we work in the entertainment business and takes pride in the success of their air talent. Using your skills, our well-equipped studios, your strategic thinking and creative abilities to constantly create award winning type radio spots, put the overall cluster in a position to succeed. • Coordinate, assign, and produce advertising messages with clients, sales and programming staff • Copy-writing • Voice selected ads • Assure production is complete on a timely basis to help Traffic Manager to develop daily logs.
Required Skills: 2+ years production experience. Proficient with Adobe Audition, V-Creative and spot delivery systems. Ability to carry an air-shift, live or voice-tracked. Experience with Enco a plus.
Education Required: College degree in T-Comm or production gives you the advantage.
Benefits:• Competitive pay • Collaborative and creative work environment • Tools, resources and coaching to succeed • Opportunity for career progression and professional growth • Medical and Life Insurance package • Vacation & Holidays to enjoy the fruits of your labor.
Send resume, cover letter, samples of your best original scripts and production demo to Amy Dillon, AmyD@kicks96.com, or mail to Amy’s attention at Brewer Broadcasting, P.O. Box 1647, Richmond, IN 47375. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
WBCL in Fort Wayne, Indiana, is starting an Urban Gospel and Praise online station. This will not be another online jukebox. This station will have the same mission as WBCL with the same personality-oriented and community-driven mindset.
We need our first full time employee to be someone who has a passion for interaction with listeners on-air and in person within the African American community.
• Have at least three years of on-air terrestrial radio experience
• Strong social/digital media skills
• Experience with scheduling music using MusicMaster software
• Extensive audio production experience using Adobe or similar software
• Be willing and able to host the am drive slot (6am to 10am weekdays)
• Have complete and enthusiastic buy-in to our mission
• Know this music format on a deep level
• Be very comfortable interviewing people from all walks of life for live shows and longer pre-recorded interviews
• Look forward to being the initial champion of this station to the public
• Understands how and able to create fun, entertaining, local radio
Please send your resume and mp3 demo (your name included in the file title) with aircheck cuts showing your skills -- include specifically your interaction with listeners. Email to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to: Human Resource, WBCL Radio, 1115 W Rudisill Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46807.
WBCL Radio Network is a listener-supported Christian radio network located in Fort Wayne, Indiana (license is owned by Taylor University). Mission Statement: The mission of WBCL is to communicate God’s redemptive love and truth through captivating media that inform, entertain, challenge, inspire and encourage.
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