JOY-94.9

Executive Producer - The Informer

CBAA Communications, 6th March 2019
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JOY 94.9 – Australia’s LGBTI+ radio station is a high profile community station located in Melbourne and streaming live around the world. The station is looking for an Executive Producer to lead our flagship current affairs program, The Informer.

Role overview

To work as the Executive Producer of The Informer, leading a team of volunteer radio producers to create JOY 94.9's weekly LGBTI+ current affairs program.

Key Responsibilities:

The role includes:

  • Working with the Program Director to create a production schedule and direction for the show
  • Building and working with a team of volunteer radio producers to create a weekly, one-hour current affairs radio program focussing on LGBTI+ issues
  • Managing relationships with key stakeholders, including experts and public figures who may be called on for comment
  • Providing media/journalism training and direction to volunteers
  • Expanding the station’s current affairs programming with special projects, such as deep dives on issues of relevance to the LGBTI+ communities
  • Providing statistical and other reports to team manager as required

Key Criteria:

  • Journalism and media experience
  • Current affairs reporting experience
  • Experience recording and editing audio for radio
  • Good working knowledge of JOY 94.9 and/or other comparable community radio stations
  • Empathy, sensitivity and understanding of the LGBTI+ communities
  • First class communication with people from a wide variety of backgrounds
  • Strong people management experience
  • Excellent planning and prioritisation skills
  • Massive amounts of enthusiasm for JOY 94.9 and our mission
  • Commitment to JOY’s values (Joyous, Inclusive & Courageous)

About JOY:

JOY 94.9 is Australia’s LGBTI+ community radio station - broadcasting from Melbourne, and around the world online. With over 530,000 listeners*, 2000 members, 260 volunteers and seven staff – the JOY mission is to make Australia a more inclusive place to live.

For more information - please contact Acting CEO at James.Hamilton@joy.org.au

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