Indiana RadioWatch: May 30, 2013

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Northeast Indiana Public Radio receives a CP for translator W258BY (99.5fm, Fort Wayne).


Larry Langford's Classic Hits/WGTO (910am, Cassopolis, Michigan) increases day power from 1000 watts to 3000 watts. WGTO remains on 250 watt FM translator W266BS (101.1fm, Cassopolis, Michigan).


For $42,000, Educational Media Foundation sells its translator W213AO (90.5fm, New Paris, Ohio) to Rodgers Broadcasting Corp. No word on which radio station Rodgers will simulcast on the translator. One clue: Educational Media Foundation filed an application with the FCC to move W213AO from 90.5fm to 101.1fm. And, Rodgers has Hot AC/WFMG (101.3fm, Richmond). The broker on this deal was Trish Burkhart of John Pierce and Co.

Brian Casey takes afternoons at Backyard Broadcasting's Hot AC/WLBC (104.1fm, Muncie) and the Production Director role for both WLBC and sister Sports/WXFN (1340am, Muncie)//W275AJ (102.9fm, Muncie).


Let's try this again (with apologies for the mistake): Meteorologist Kyle Mounce moves to E.W. Scripps' ABC affiliate WRTV (Channel 6, Indianapolis) from WPSD-TV in Paducah, Kentucky.

Zlatko Filipovic exits as News Producer at LIN Media CBS affiliate WISH-TV (Channel 8, Indianapolis) for the bright lights of New York City, where he joined NNS (Network News Service) as an Associate Producer.

Former Emmis N-T/WIBC (93.1fm, Indianapolis) PD Kent Sterling returns Indianapolis, as a co-host for a new weekend talk show at WIBC sister station Sports/WFNI (1070am, Indianapolis). Ahead of the Curve with Hagan and Sterling brings Mr. Sterling back behind the microphone, alongside Chris Hagan. The show will air on Saturday from 10AM until 1PM.

Employment Opportunities

Emmis Communications' WIBC/Indianapolis is reloading with more live and local talk programming. Our next afternoon host will talk about things that make others talk about them... someone that understands the difference between displaying/relating conservative sensibilities vs. ideology alone. If you want the job, you'll need to be as comfortable talking about Mark Zuckerberg as Marco Rubio and Ryan Lochte as Paul Ryan. If you can connect the dots on what commonalities make both "The O'Reilly Factor" and "Chelsea Lately" work you could be ready to pull off the kind of show we are looking for. Insatiable curiosity required. Amaze us with your demo, writing examples, and anything else that conveys why your skills and talents will keep us relevant through the next decade. Send to dwood at indy dot emmis dot com. Emmis Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Do you like bats, bourbon and basketball?? If so, keep reading. Newly formed Summit Media Group's Louisville cluster is on the hunt for the nation's best talent. We need a morning personality/imaging director for top rated 107-7 The Eagle, Louisville's Classic Hits (WSFR). Prepare to be all live, all local and ready to work - show prep, creative content, production, appearances, social media, concerts and more expected. Main focus on live mornings and imaging. Must be willing to accept coaching. 3 to 5 years on-air experience preferred. Experience imaging Classic Hits, Classic Rock, Hot AC a plus. Excellent pay, benefits and resources. Summit Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Send packages to: loujobs at summitmediacorp dot com.

South-Central Indiana's number one country radio station, Indiana Country WKKG, is on the hunt for a marketing consultant to develop strong, lasting business partnerships and build successful marketing programs for radio and the web. You'll be working from an established client list as well as creating new business relationships. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, professional character and the ability to work in a competitive and diverse market. The selected individual will receive a competitive compensation package including salary, plus commission, health and life insurance benefits and 401(k) pension plan. Interested applicants should send resume and cover letter including salary history by May 31st, to Personnel, White River Broadcasting Company; P.O. Box 1789; Columbus, IN 47202, or email jobs at wkkg dot com. The White River Broadcasting Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Hoosier AM/FM is seeking an experienced media Account Executive to join the sales team of our four-station cluster in Muncie-Marion, IN. This person will be responsible for prospecting and developing new business as well as growing and maintaining existing accounts. A positive attitude and excellent verbal and written communications skills are a must. This is a full time position. Hoosier AM/FM offers a competitive compensation package including Medical, Dental, Paid Vacations. Minimum education level is High School diploma or equivalent. Resume and letter of introduction are to be sent to indianaradiojobs at yahoo dot com. Hoosier AM/FM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Sales Manager for Backyard Broadcasting Indiana

Tired of Wall Street or Corporate Bigwigs dictating your day to day biz? Immediate opportunity at the market leader Hot AC station and Sports station duo. Enjoy the family lifestyle of a Midwest university town less than an hour's drive from Indianapolis! Are you hungry to get results that will help our local advertisers grow their businesses? Do you have a non-transactional sales mentality with an exceptionally positive attitude and a relentless "get it done" work ethic? The ideal candidate possesses hunting instincts and excels at coaching and training account executives to present client-focused marketing plans to local, direct decision makers. If you are a true sales professional ready to lead your people and manage the accounts, we want to talk to you. 4+ years in media sales and/or sales management experience needed. Send your resume and cover letter telling why you are perfect for this opportunity to Amy.Dillon at bybradio dot com. Backyard Broadcasting is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Eagle Tower Services, Inc., committed to continuing improvement and to being the lowest cost provider of tower services consistent with a high degree of quality, professionalism, and safety, is seeking a BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT REPRESENTATIVE to engage in outside sales leading to growth of our business. Our primary market is Indiana and surrounding states, specializing in AM/FM and television, but also serving customers in paging, wireless Internet and 2-way radio including commercial, utilities and government. We are a full service tower company engaged in routine maintenance, component installation and new tower construction. This is a contract commission position with generous commission and superb customer service support. The ideal candidate will have excellent knowledge of the broadcast industry throughout Indiana with excellent people skills in working with and providing excellent service to broadcast engineers and, often, station general managers. We proudly serve some of the finest names in Indiana broadcasting and wireless communications. If this is of interest, please send your resume to Terry Garrity, Eagle Tower Services, Inc., P.O. Box 387, Arcadia, IN 46030; E-MAIL: terry.garrity at eagletowerindiana dot com and feel welcome to visit our website at to learn more about what we do. Eagle Tower Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F.

A quality multi-station cluster in a beautiful, historic small community is seeking a radio news anchor/reporter interested in informing listeners in multiple counties who depend on the stations to be their primary news source. Additionally, the candidate will have a passion to do high school sports play-by-play. Here is a chance to become an integral part of the lives of listeners by demonstrating skill and insight into their issues and interests. If you are looking for a community to call "home" while doing important work as part of a talented team of radio pros, send a package demonstrating your experience and talent in news writing, reporting, and newscast delivery as well as your play-by-play to: Rick Duncan, Director of Programming, Whitewater Broadcasting, 2301 W. Main, Richmond, IN 47374. Whitewater Broadcasting is an EOE and encourages the hiring of females and minorities.

FOX 59 WXIN, a Tribune Broadcasting station, seeks an experienced Anchor/Reporter who thrives on breaking news, enterprising stories and working under tight deadlines. The successful candidate will also regularly post content to the station's website and social media outlets. Degree in broadcast journalism or related field and at least 3 years anchoring and/or reporting experience in a television newsroom required. Job Description: Presents news and information on news and other station programs and covers news stories when not anchoring. Represents WXIN/WTTV-TV to the public viewing audience. Reads stories on regular scheduled newscasts and other programs produced by the station. Writes and/or proofreads stories on assigned broadcasts. Acts as general assignment reporter when not performing anchor duties. Consistently contributes story ideas for newscasts. Develops and maintains productive relationship with news contacts and sources. Works with producers, reporters and associate producers on assigned news broadcast. Regularly posts content to the station's website and updates social media sites. Monitors news feeds when necessary. Answers viewer phone calls and mail. Performs public speaking engagements and makes other appearance deemed important to the station image by management. Develops community contacts. Other duties as assigned by supervisor. Qualifications Necessary: College degree in broadcast journalism or a related area of study. At least 3 years experience anchoring regularly scheduled news broadcasts on a commercial or public television station and/or reporting for a broadcast news organization. Effective writing skills. Good organizational skills. Must be able to accept constructive feedback and criticism designed to enhance individual's performance. Ability to appear live in a broadcast to deliver reports in a professional and effective manner. Ability to perform duties and make decisions under deadline pressure. Must have a clear understanding of web and social media outlets. Send resume, cover letter stating position desired, and referral source plus a non-returnable DVD with your latest newscast to Human Resources, WXIN-TV, 6910 Network Place, Indianapolis, IN 46278. EOE.

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