We’d love to have you on our team. We currently have two full-time openings:
Louisville Public Media seeks a Music Director and host for 90.5 WUOL Classical Louisville who loves to connect classical music with people, whether through smart and meaningful playlists or behind the mic connecting directly with our listeners.
Our sound will be at the intersection of music that is relaxing, interesting, uplifting and sometimes curious — while building equity and inclusion for musicians and composers from diverse backgrounds. 90.5 WUOL will provide a place for the listener to escape and recharge, discover something new, and see their community and their identity represented. Your presence on the mic will be genuine, affable and empathetic, providing context for the music, companionship for your listeners, all while not ignoring larger world issues that affect us all.
The best candidates will have a background in radio programming (preferably in the classical format), be detail-oriented and self-motivated, and able to think broadly about a station’s sound and identity and translate that to daily playlists that reflect our station’s goals. You’ll become part of our 90.5 WUOL team and work with the program director to establish this character and sound, building clocks from the ground up. This is a new role, and will require you to rely on your experience and knowledge, and not systems that are already in place.
What You’ll Do:
Program 90.5 WUOL’s daily music playlists, using GSelector, following guidelines and sound goals set by the program director
Host a daily 4-hour on-air shift, in both live and/or recorded format, adhering to FCC regulations and station guidelines
Seek out music that helps us reflect our station sound and community
Communicate with record labels and representatives on new releases and artist interviews
Think broadly about 90.5 WUOL’s sound and role in the community
What We’ll Do:
Invest in your professional growth through individual direction and training
Keep you connected with our industry through conferences and professional associations
Provide you an excellent benefits package that includes paid time off, health insurance and 401(k)
Invite you into a culture that is supportive, transparent, experimental and accountable
Experience as a host and/or producer at a classical station
Working knowledge of music scheduling software like Music Master, GSelector, or similar programs
Ability to work on weekly deadlines with minimal supervision
Be a clear communicator, with openness to feedback on your performance
Experience as a music director in radio (minimum five years)
Experience hosting a live radio shift
Experience other audio formats and/or digital media
Experience doing social media for an organization
If this is you, send a cover letter, resume, and three references to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Louisville Public Media is an equal opportunity employer that actively seeks diversity in its workplace and offers an excellent benefits package.
The below position is closed.
ENGAGEMENT MANAGER FOR MUSIC EDUCATION
Louisville Public Media seeks an Engagement Manager who is passionate about introducing children and families to classical music. 90.5 WUOL is more than a great way to listen to music. We believe music connects our community, inspires creativity, spurs student success and makes our city a better place to live.
If you love education, the power of music and strengthening our community, this is the job for you. You’ll talk to students, parents and teachers, manage distribution of donated instruments and plan great events with partner organizations. In the Non-Traditional Instruction (NTI) world we find ourselves, your ingenuity with alternative platforms will be crucial.
The best candidates will have a background in classical music, be detail-oriented, and have successfully run projects from start to finish. You’ll become part of our 90.5 WUOL team and work with LPM staff to use radio, audio, music and the arts to connect with our community, particular teachers, students and their parents.
Creatively envision how 90.5 WUOL and LPM can transform our community with culture and the arts
Think and act strategically about 90.5 WUOL’s role in our community, as it relates to students, teachers and community organizations
Manage Instrumental Partners donations, including answering questions from donors and teachers, and arranging repairs and delivery of instruments to schools
Manage the Young Artist Competition, from booking judges and publishing competition guidelines to managing entries, answering questions and ensuring the competition runs smoothly
Help promote and integrate “The Music Box” into school curriculum
Envision and implement ways 90.5 WUOL can help parents and teachers in non-traditional education scenarios
Bachelor’s degree or comparable work experience
Background and knowledge of classical music
Experience planning large events
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to occasionally work evenings and weekends
Background in music performance, education, and/or composition
Experience in radio, audio (podcasts), and/or video production
Experience doing social media for an organization