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Program Director - San Antonio, TX

Salem Media Group
San Antonio, Texas, United States

Date Posted: 11/09/2017
Categories: Media/Video/Radio
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Program Director – Full Time


Salem Media Group in San Antonio, TX is currently seeking a Program Director 630 KSLR, AM 930 THE ANSWER. AM 1160 KRDY AND THEFISHSANANTONIO.COM radio stations.


The Program Director will be responsible for all aspects of programming including; music scheduling, program coordination, coaching on-air staff, station strategy, development/execution of promotions, website & revenue generation, and have a strong customer service approach towards listeners, staff, & sales. Candidate will work with the Market Manager.



• Provide leadership and oversight in the execution of an excellent on-air sound and image for the station, with a goal of growing and expanding audience engagement and response.

• Ensure compliance with FCC rules and regulations and Salem Media Group policies.

• Be responsible for the training, supervision, and scheduling of programming personnel.

• Perform on-air as a station personality either live or via voice tracking.

• Appear at station events, remotes as a friendly “face” of the station when needed or as required.

• Work with station voiceover talent to create and produce station imaging and promos.

• Manage the daily functioning of automated program delivery resulting in a consistent, "tight," on-air product. A station sound with minimal if any episodes of “dead air“or "audio collisions.”

• Be organized and able to create systems to accomplish an excellent on-air sound.

• Coordinate digital audio streaming processes including web and app based systems.

• Work with sales staff for on-air and promotional execution of sales promotions.

• Work with sales staff on production of commercial “spots.”

• Work with brokered programming clients on production of their programs.

• Work with station promotions director to maximize all promotional aspects for the stations along with all digital assets including websites; social media presence; and other emerging technologies.


• Several years of experience in radio programming/production/operations management is vital.

• Knowledge of digital automation systems (NexGen knowledge and experience a plus).

• Proficient in digital audio editing and production using various software packages

• Excellent communications skills (both written and verbal)

• Proficient in computer skills (Windows/PC; Microsoft Office; etc.)

• Ability to solve problems with creativity.

• Ability to understand and program to the conservative and evangelical listening audience.

• A positive and energetic style, with high integrity, strong work ethic, and ownership of outcomes.

• Possess the ability to work in what will initially be a "streamlined" operation.

• Have the ability to successfully expand oversight to additional stations that may be added to the market cluster.

Salem Media Group is an equal opportunity employer