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New/Sports Director

Raccoon Valley Radio

Company Raccoon Valley Radio
Position New/Sports Director
Jobdescription Raccoon Valley Radio is currently looking for a news/sports position for its Stuart station.

Join a three-station, small market radio station that focuses on the local news with local angles. The coverage area is Guthrie-Adair County. This individual must be a team player and work within a three-person news department. We are an award-winning company and prides itself on being part of the community. Full-Service radio isn’t a typical 8 am-5 pm job, you must be flexible and available to work some weekends and holidays. This position will also include fill-in play by play broadcasting of area sports teams.

If you are the kind of person that is positive, motivated to work in a community, and wants to deliver local news, then please apply to be a part of our team. We will work with the right individual that shows passion, dedication, and can produce high-quality work.


Cover meetings and events (including evenings)

Write a minimum of 5 stories daily with one seven-minute interview

Report breaking news/severe weather

Work occasional weekends/holidays

Develop working relationships with community officials and sources

Play-by-play broadcast of football, basketball & baseball games, as well as daily sports stories and weekly Coaches Corner Show


College degree preferred

At least one-year of radio experience preferred

Working knowledge of Adobe Audition or equivalent audio editing software

Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines

Have good written and verbal communication skills

Possess good time management skills

Apply Interested candidates can apply by emailing their resume and cover letter to Questions can be directed to John McGee at (515) 465-5357. Raccoon Valley Radio is an equal opportunity employer.

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