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Company: WKSU, Kent State University
WKSU seeks a Program Director
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
April 22, 2013
Job ID: 1477389



Program Director

WKSU, Kent State University

Kent, OH

WKSU seeks a Program Director for WKSU, an award-winning NPR News and Classical Music public radio station.

The Program Director will create, develop, and implement programming and operational strategies designed to maximize audience and donor development potential.  Reports to the Executive Director/General Manager, WKSU.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Broadcasting, Journalism, Communications or relevant field; four to five years experience in public or commercial radio programming management.

WKSU has the largest FM coverage in Ohio, serving more than 20 Ohio counties and parts of Western Pennsylvania, 89.7 WKSU operates from the station’s broadcast center in Kent and via repeater stations at 89.1 WKSV in Thompson, 89.3 WKRW in Wooster, 91.5 WKRJ in New Philadelphia, 90.7 WNRK in Norwalk, and via translator station 95.7 in Ashland. We have an annual budget in excess of $4.5 million, and a staff of 35 dedicated professionals.

WKSU is recognized nationally as an outstanding news organization. In the calendar year 2012 alone, WKSU had 44 awards with 23 of those being first place.  WKSU also had one inductee into the Cleveland Journalism Hall of Fame (Vivian Goodman).

Kent State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


Livingston Associates is assisting WKSU and Kent State Universityin this search. Please visit the full job posting at  For consideration, view application instructions and apply online at

For best consideration apply by April 15, 2013; Open Until Filled.


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