Sports Director - WSCR-AM

Ref#: 30800
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Chicago, IL, US

- Develop on-air talent
- Coach on-air talent
- Train producers
- Brand growth
- Combining on-air, online and video assets
- Produce audio content
- Create digital content
- Aid Show hosts with topic development and provide necessary means in which to advance topics
- Stay current on all national and local sports content
- Monitor televised sporting events and game highlights for show prep both at place of work and away from physical work area
- Have contacts with Chicago sports teams, and national media members
- Work with all departments of the radio station with an understanding of how they relate to station
- Oversee web elements for programming
- Audio and sound production
- Podcasting
- Promotional idea’s for the show, both production imaging, and marketing outside of the station
- Web writing/video/digital experience
- Social media experience i.e.: Twitter, Facebook, etc.
- Interaction with all departments at the radio station
- Work away from the office for station/show promotions
- Being prepared for occasional travel for events/live shows
- Occasional weekend duties
- Digital and broadcast digital expertise
- Bachelor's degree and/or Equivalent experience
- Background in producing sports talk radio preferred
- Experience in producing in the field from live sporting events preferred
- Must have a working knowledge of the basic facts of topical sports stories
- Demonstrate "sports news judgement"
- Knowledge of Protools
- Remote producing-sound board engineering preferred
- Digital posting preferred
- Ability to multitask in fast paced environment
- Have a high degree of time management and organizational skills
- Excellent written and verbal skills
- Ability to use MS Office Suite
- Video streaming and the process for the station
- Top ten market experience preferred
- Ability to manage on-air talent expectations on a daily basis

About Us:
Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) is a leading American media and entertainment company reaching and engaging over 100 million people each week through its premier collection of highly rated, award winning radio stations, digital platforms and live events. As one of the country’s two largest radio broadcasters, Entercom offers integrated marketing solutions and delivers the power of local connection on a national scale with coverage of close to 90% of persons 12+ in the top 50 markets. Entercom is the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content and the nation’s unrivaled leader in news and sports radio. Learn more about Philadelphia-based Entercom at, Facebook and Twitter (@Entercom).
EEO Statement:
Entercom is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Entercom affords equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, religion or religious creed, sex/ gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age (over 40), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law, and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Consistent with our commitment to equal employment opportunity, we provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who need assistance in applying electronically for a position with Entercom, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship. To request a reasonable accommodation for this purpose, please call 1-610-660-5614. Please note that this phone number is to be used solely to request an accommodation with respect to the online application process. Calls for any other reason will not be returned. Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
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