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Thunderbolt Radio and Digital (Thunderbolt Broadcasting) has been serving local communities in Northwest Tennessee and West Kentucky since 1957 and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. See what we have to offer in our Employment Section.
Part-time Weekender & Night-timer Production Assistant
Thunderbolt Radio and Digital in Martin and Union City, Tn is looking for the perfect person to do some fun work on nights and weekends! This is a great opportunity to get your “feet wet” in the broadcasting business and quite possibly make a career for yourself!
Thunderbolt Radio is a locally owned and operated radio station group that includes WCDZ FM 95.1, KYTN FM 104.9, WQAK FM 105.7, WCMT FM 101.3, WCMT AM 1410, 92.7 FM, 96.1 FM, 99.7 FM, 100.5 FM & 103.3 FM !
Description: Entry-level position. If you’ve ever aspired to do what a real disc jockey does, this job may be for you! We are looking for a self-motivated candidate with a passion for technology and fun (as well as someone looking for longevity in a broadcasting career)! Some of the responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to: mixing audio during a live broadcast, using computers to play music and commercials, talking “on the air” live, communicating with on-location on-air talent, voice tracking, using a computer to record audio, working together with other employees to complete tasks, and working on-site at special events. The candidate will also be required to assist with updating the web site and ensuring our digital products are on-line and broadcasting. Other tasks may be required of the candidate as needed. This is a multi-functional multitasking position with opportunities for creativeness.
Education: High school diploma and/or post-secondary certification is a plus but not required. Knowledge of how to operate a Windows® computer required. Knowledge of non-linear audio editors like Cool Edit Pro and Adobe Audition is helpful but not required. Knowledge of operating Microsoft Word, OpenOffice or LibreOffice is a requirement. Previous broadcast experience or disc jockey mixing experience is helpful. Adobe Photoshop and WordPress experience is helpful when assisting with our digital products.
Other Requirements: Be prompt. Maintain a good work ethic. Keep work areas tidy. Follow instructions. Keep a notepad and pen with you at all times while in the building for documenting and taking notes. Bring your teamwork and communication skills with you as they are a daily necessity. Maintain an open line of communication with your radio station supervisor(s) as events may arise requiring your presence. You must possess a drive to come to work on time to do your work.
Training: Previous experiences in broadcasting or the disc jockey business will be greatly benefit your work here, however, there will be training for you to familiarize yourself with our equipment and operating procedures. If there is something you do not understand, there are people here to help.
What do you think?
No sugar-coating… we make magic happen! This is a great opportunity (easy work, creativity, few requirements) for anyone entering into radio with a minimal-to-no background in the fields of broadcast and digital to learn and build a career! Most importantly, this is FUN! How many “jobs” really let you have fun while working??
If this really sounds like you, tell us about yourself and why we should talk with you.
Send us your resume to the address listed below. Send us more than a cover letter as well as your professional references. Tell us about you and why you think you’re right for us! If you have previous experience that will help, send us some samples of your work (aircheck, reel, demos, graphics, commercials, web site, etc., on CD, flash drive, print, web link or fill out the form at the bottom of this page).
No phone calls, please. You can come by 1410 North Lindell Street in Martin, Tn or 223 Westgate Drive in Union City, Tn 8:30 til 4:30 pm Monday – Friday. Thunderbolt Broadcasting Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Marketing & Advertising Position
Thunderbolt Radio and Digital in Martin and Union City, Tenneessee, has a full time marketing-advertising sales position available for the right person!
Thunderbolt Radio is a locally owned and operated radio station group that includes KYTN 104.9, WQAK FM 105.7, WCMT FM 101.3, WCMT AM 1410, 92.7 FM, 96.1 FM, 99.7 FM, 100.5 FM & 103.3 FM, and WCDZ FM 95.1!
If you’re selected to join our sales team you’ll meet new people, learn the exciting field of marketing, receive specialized training, be involved in our local communities, help develop marketing plans for businesses and work for one of the finest radio station groups in America!
This is a FUN job and we do lots of FUN things (like our recent KYTN Country Music Festival) in radio because we’re involved in our communities, attend chamber functions, ribbon cutting ceremonies and we enjoy interacting with our radio listeners! What that means to you is you won’t be sitting at a desk all day.
You’ll be seeing and meeting new people helping them market their business or service! Now this can be a stressful position to some people because we have deadlines to meet and businesses who depend on us to help them grow their business (that means we help them sell their “stuff” and manage their reputations!)
Quick thinkers, professionals who can change gears quickly, problem solvers and goal setters will do well in marketing and radio advertising sales with us! You’ll meet a lot nice people, develop relationships and make new friends. Have you been told you have an out-going personality? If so, you might be right for us and we might be right for you!
If this career opportunity really sounds like you, tell us about yourself and why we should talk with you. Send us your resume to [email protected], you can come fill out a job application at our studios or you can mail it to us at PO Box 318 Martin, TN 38237. Tell us about you and why you think you’re right for us!
Thunderbolt Radio has been in business since 1957. We’re a locally owned radio station group with offices in Union City and Martin, TN and we are looking for an outgoing, organized, friendly person(s) (that means there might be others just like you) who really wants to work in the community.
You can come by 1410 North Lindell Street in Martin, TN or 223 Westgate Drive in Union City, TN 8:30 til 4:30 pm Monday through Friday.
Thunderbolt Radio and Digital is an Equal Opportunity Employer (that’s the legal stuff!)
Thanks for reading and we hope you’ll listen to our radio stations every day! Here they are and be sure to tune in and download the Thunderbolt Radio App!
Fill out the form at the bottom of this page to submit your resume!