Broadcast Production Specialist I

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Work type: Administrative & Professional
Location: Main Campus (Orlando)
Categories: Communications/Public Relations/Marketing

Classification Title:

Broadcast Production Specialist I

Job Description:

The Radio Producer creates content and programming for a variety of media platforms including radio, television, and the web. Delivers relevant programming to the community designed to engage listeners and viewers.

Description of Job Duties:

  • Audio program development for podcast and broadcast including brainstorming, scripting, research, scheduling, recording, editing, hosting, and producing. i.e.: Magazine, Side Player Stories, Pivoted.

  • Use station audio editing software to record audio as Host, or to edit Host/guest audio, assemble session with relevant music/sound for the finished program, upload to station playback system (ENCO), podcast platform, website, FTP, or PRX site as appropriate. i.e.: Jazz and the American Spirit, Jazz Most Wanted Countdown, underwriting, and promotional announcements.

  • Use station audio editing software to edit existing library program audio content for re-purposed additional use or length. Upload to station playback system (ENCO), podcast platform, website, FTP, or PRX site as appropriate. I.e.: Jazz on the Beach, Live from Studio A, UCF Forum, Magazine.

  • Use station audio editing software to assemble, edit and create individual show promos from the available source material. Upload to station playback system (ENCO). i.e.: Live from Studio A, Jazz Inspired, Magazine, Jazz Profiles.

  • Download program audio from an external provider. Convert to proper audio format. Edit as necessary. Upload to station playback system (ENCO). i.e.: Jazz Inspired, Smokestack Lightnin.

  • Save, label, and keep organized, all audio and written content.

  • Write, assign segments, assemble, edit and post monthly FM Newsletter in coordination with FM Director and Senior Director of Content.

  • Produce FCC quarterly Issues/Programs reports based on station content.

  • Create multiple weekly Social Media postings/promotions using Social News Desk.

  • Fulfill on-air activities as assigned, including live and automated music program hosting on an as-needed basis.

  • Facilitate studio broadcasts and recordings, ISDN feeds, and live call-ins and interviews as assigned.

  • Facilitate Live From Studio A Broadcasts. Set up equipment, assist sound checks, troubleshoot problems, break down/store equipment. Facilitate main and backup recordings of performances. Edit and master live recordings for broadcast. Upload to station playback system (ENCO). Create/produce program promos.

  • Comply with the university, local, state, and federal regulations related to program/content creation.

  • Fulfill other duties as assigned.


Communications and Marketing, WUCF TV

Work Schedule:

Monday through Friday; 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Type of Appointment:


Expected Salary:

$42,367 to Negotiable

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's or Master's degree and 0+ years of relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficient in Adobe Audition or other related audio editing software.

  • Good vocal quality and confidence in public speaking.

  • Good problem-solving, documentation, research, and follow-through skills.

  • High level of detail and accuracy.

Special Instructions to Applicants:


Florida Clause:

UCF’s expectation is that an employee of UCF will reside in Florida as of the date the employment begins.

Additional Requirements related to Research Positions:

Pursuant to Florida State Statute 1010.35, prior to offering employment to certain individuals in research related positions, UCF is required to conduct additional screening.  Applicants subject to additional screening include any citizen of a foreign country who is not a permanent resident of the U.S., or who is a citizen or permanent resident but is affiliated with or has had at least 1 year of employment or training in the People's Republic of China, the Russian Federation, the Islamic Republic of Iran, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, the Republic of Cuba, the Venezuelan regime of Nicolás Maduro, or the Syrian Arab Republic.

The additional screening requirements only apply to research-related positions, including, but not limited to faculty, graduate positions, individuals compensated by research grants or contract funds, post-doctoral positions, undergraduate positions, visiting assistant professors, and visiting research associates. 

These requirements do not apply to U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents if the employment or training was/is through an agency of the U.S. Government.  For more information on what information must be provided and the screening process, please see:

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The University of Central Florida is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request. The UCF's affirmative action plans for qualified individuals with disabilities and protected Veterans are available for inspection in the Office for Institutional Equity, Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., upon request.


The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

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