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Title: Studio Producer & On-Air Sports Announcer

Approx. Weekly Hours: 10-15 hours (opportunities to advance with more hours available)

Estimated Start Date: ASAP

Open Application Dates: Open until filled

Compensation: $10.10 per hour

What We Offer You:

  • Exciting work in radio production and sports broadcasting
  • An opportunity to build valuable skills sets in broadcast media
  • A motivated team-oriented environment
  • A flexible schedule based on remotes and sports schedules

Primary Job Description:
As an On Air Sports Announcer you will have the opportunity to give play-by-play feedback for Marquette, Ishpeming, and Negaunee Sports games, and potentially running ad spots on location during broadcasts.

As a studio producer the main aspect of this position will be to manage the radio board during high school sports games like football or basketball. You do not need any prior experience in the radio industry or an advanced knowledge of sports to fill this position. We are looking for someone with an interest in radio or sports who is open to learning. We will train you on everything you need to know to for this job and future positions!

During an average night you will handle getting the sports announcers on the air, managing the ads and breaks in between the sports broadcast, recording the game and interviews, editing the game audio, writing a post-game recap, and updating the station website.

This job will teach you about recording and editing audio, professional writing, and give you technical operation skills, plus you’ll gain soft skills like troubleshooting, critical thinking, and a detail oriented attitude. After working for us you’ll have a strong foundation in a multi-media industry including experience in both radio and digital. You’ll be a published writer with experience using the world’s leading content management system, WordPress. You’ll have learned to create and update website content on top of the radio and audio aspects of this job.

Your responsibilities:

  • Play-by-play of select Marquette Redmen boys basketball or Marquette Redettes girls basketball games
  • Fill in for select Ishpeming Hematites boys and girls and Negaunee Miners boys and girls basketball games when needed
  • Potentially running ad spots on location during broadcasts
  • You are responsible for setting up and conducting interviews (including recording and editing them).
  • You may be required to do interviews by telephone, in the studio, and in the field.
  • You will post summaries of interviews (usually with photos that you will also take) and post show activity on the internet.
  • You will assist with writing and production of commercial spots.
  • You will be trained and must master industry-specific software and tools, including a live-read system and other web-related tools.
  • You will read ads, live reads, spots, promos, and announcements for sponsors, and may also be reading weather, local and state sports scores, and announcing local news items, birthdays, calendar items, and school closings.
  • You will also assist management with any other requested tasks from time-to-time.
  • Possibility of meeting with clients to produce sponsorship.

Personal requirements:

  • You must be over 18
  • You must be currently living in the area or willing to relocate to the Marquette area
  • You must be an organized, responsible, hard-working person with a pleasant speaking voice
  • You are able to learn new skills quickly and keep calm under stress
  • You are detail-oriented
  • You must be confident enough to deal with problems that arise unexpectedly and smoothly work them out on the fly
  • Pleasant public presentation
  • You must be willing to grow and develop your skills
  • You must have a reliable form of transportation (especially during the winter)
  • You must have a flexible schedule

Professional requirements:

  • You must be comfortable using computers and learning new programs.
  • Experience with writing short sports reports for online publication is preferred, but training will be provided.
  • Experience editing graphics and audio is helpful, though training will be provided.
  • Knowledge of studio equipment is desired. Training will be provided.
  • Previous radio experience is not required.
  • You need to be able to make any event or news relevant to listeners and our web visitors.
  • You will be responsible for organizing incoming information and following up on it as needed.
  • Knowledge of Adobe Audition preferred otherwise training will be provided.
  • On-Air experience desired. Training can be provided.
  • You will work reliably with little or no supervision once trained.

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All qualified persons have equal opportunities in positions at our company, including but not limited to equal opportunity for recruitment, selection, appointment, promotion, training, discipline and treatment. mediaBrew Communication Marquette Llc., is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does NOT discriminate in hiring on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age or gender and encourages women and minorities to apply.’

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $10.10 per hour


  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Night shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Marquette, MI 49855: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)
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