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Blue Ridge Broadcasting is an affiliate ministry of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. Visit  www.billygraham.org for additional opportunities.

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Open positions at Blue Ridge Broadcasting, The Light FM, in Asheville are below:

Morning Co-Host

Christian Purpose and Expectations

All employees proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ through their employment, and thereby further BGEA’s religious mission.

Job Summary

The Morning Co-Host is responsible to work with a co-host to develop and execute a Christian-focused morning program that is highly relational and involved with the community in accordance with the directives of The Light FM’s Program Director and FCC regulations. The Morning Show Hosts will lead the way among the on air team with a minimum of attending 12 station events and 2 donor events a year in order to help build awareness and relationships.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintains a personal, active relationship with Jesus Christ and is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ
  • Faithfully upholds BGEA in prayer
  • Consistently participates in daily BGEA staff devotions
  • Demonstrates behavior aligned with BGEA’s Mission Statement, Statement of Faith, Hallmarks, policies, and expectations
  • Effectively represents Jesus Christ to those within both personal and professional spheres of influence
  • Responsible for the planning, development, and execution of The Light FM’s morning program and content geared toward the target listening audience
  • Responsible for coordinating all elements and features used in the morning program including but not limited to: pre-produced bits, recorded interviews, contests, etc.
  • Determine the topics to be addressed on each program, with guidance from The Light FM Program Director
  • Cultivate a keen knowledge of current events and issues and be able to communicate them conversationally from a Biblical perspective
  • Converse with telephone callers, bringing the best out of their contributions for potential use on-air or in social media, via recording
  • Follow log parameters for timing and programming content, noting any corrections for programming not aired as listed
  • Ensure program content meets The Light FM’s mission statement and philosophy as well as FCC regulations
  • Develop a working relationship with community, church, and ministry leaders
  • Perform at least twelve (12) station events and two (2) donor events a year and others as requested
  • Produce original content for The Light FM’s various digital platforms and other projects including but not limited to audio, video, and graphic design pieces.
  • Collaborate with The Light FM’s Digital and Social Media Content Manager to appropriately produce, post and interact with listeners with unique content throughout various social media platforms.
  • Storyboard, capture, and edit videos for ministry use including videos featuring the Morning Show
  • Identify, prepare, and upload content for web pages as instructed by the Program Director
  • Produce a 15 minute weekly community affairs program with other morning show co-host
  • Effectively communicate with multiple team people

Marginal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Attend weekly morning show meetings with the Program Director and other Morning Show Co-Host
  • Participate in regular coaching sessions as provided by leadership for personal and professional growth
  • Participate in regular brainstorming sessions with the Programming and Promotions team
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of all technical systems needed to produce a live and recorded on-air shift
  • Perform all other tasks as assigned

Reporting Relationships

  • Reports to the Program Director
  • Collaborates daily with the other Morning Show Co-Host and works closely with the Digital Media Content Manager and Creative Director

Job Specifications

 Skills and Knowledge

  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in on-air and audio/video production work
  • Demonstrated ability as an effective air personality
  • Ability to implement The Light FM’s philosophy for the radio broadcast regardless of own opinions with a willingness to share personal testimony and to convey Christian viewpoints consistent with the ministry’s Mission Statement and Statement of Faith
  • Ability to convey complex ideas in simple, direct language
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English language.
  • Ability to properly represent The Light FM in public settings in performance and appearance
  • Familiarity with studio equipment, operations and techniques
  • Coachable
  • Proactive
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to organize time and resources
  • Excellent interpersonal communications skills
  • Ability to use basic math skills
  • Ability to follow directions

Physical and Mental Demands

  • Ability to make quick decisions regarding content and music, and exercise sound judgment with a minimum of supervision
  • Comfort with making public appearances and interacting with large crowds
  • Ability to concentrate and work productively while under pressure
  • Ability to work as a team player
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to tolerate extended periods of sitting
  • Ability to work alone for extended periods of time
  • Flexible schedule with the ability to work early mornings, holiday, and weekend shifts as needed
  • Must possess integrity, loyalty and a positive attitude

Working Conditions

  • Work closely with other people in a variety of work settings
  • Work under stress and pressure
  • Technical equipment in confined spaces

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Blue Ridge Broadcasting Corporation

Blue Ridge Broadcasting is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

Blue Ridge Broadcasting Corporation

Mailing Address
WMIT/WFGW
P.O. Box 159
Black Mountain, NC 28711

Street Address
WMIT/WFGW
3 Porters Cove Road
Asheville, NC 28805

Blue Ridge Broadcasting Corporation

STUDIO LINE: (800) 293-1069
TOLL FREE: (800) 330-9648
BUSINESS: (828) 285-8477
FAX: (828) 298-0117
EMAIL: thankyou@brb.org