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PORTLAND RADIO GROUP PROGRAMMING ASSISTANT

The Portland Radio Group (WPOR, WCLZ, WYNZ, WMGX, WGAN, WGIN, WZAN, and WBAE) is an 8 station cluster in Southern Maine.  We are looking for a programming assistant to join our staff and assist with all stations.  This is an entry level position but you should have some experience with production software such as Adobe, Audacity or Pro Tools.  Some on air experience will also be helpful.  Attention to detail is critical and a pro-active attitude will be an asset. This is an evening position, 7pm-3am.  The Portland Radio Group offers an excellent benefits package including a free gym membership.  Please send demo, resume and cover letter to: career@portlandradiogroup.com

PORTLAND RADIO GROUP PROMOTIONS COORDINATOR

The Portland Radio Group has an outstanding opportunity to join our promotions department.  You should have a working knowledge of Photoshop, basic web development skills, and be well organized. A desire to learn is also critical.  We’ll provide a positive and fun working environment.  The position is both administrative and creative. The Portland Radio Group consists of 8 radio stations. If you have the enthusiasm and the skills then please let us know! Email us at career@portlandradiogroup.com

 

560 WGAN NEWS DIRECTOR

Saga Communications-owned Newsradio 560 WGAN in Portland, Maine is the market leader for radio news coverage and is seeking a news director to lead one of the state’s largest radio news teams while maintaining and building upon its long track record of excellence.  Responsibilities include:

  • Hiring, training, coaching, and scheduling of news staff
  • Overseeing news and traffic operations for all 8 Portland Radio Group stations
  • Coordinating storm and breaking news coverage
  • Maintaining and cultivating WGAN’s online and social media presence.

On-air news experience helpful, as is familiarity with MediaTouch, Burli news software, CloseNow cancellation systems, Audacity, and WordPress.  If you have a passion for news, forward resume and audio sample to newsjobs@sagacom.com.   Saga Communications is an EEO Employer.

 

SALES REPRESENTATIVE

The Portland Radio Group featuring four FM stations and four AM stations is seeking an enthusiastic and aggressive individual to join our fast paced environment as a sales and marketing professional.  We are interviewing for two types of candidates.  The first is for experienced sales professionals with a demonstrable record of success. The second is for entry level sales people who have no or limited sales experience, but do possess the drive to learn and the ambition to succeed. In addition to being a supportive and professional work environment, the Portland Radio Group offers an excellent benefits package including health insurance. If you are comfortable and confident prospecting, cold calling and working with local businesses, then submit your resume online at http://www.portlandradiogroup.com/careers/

 

PORTLAND RADIO GROUP INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

The Portland Radio Group, a group of 8 radio stations located in South Portland, Maine, has limited internship opportunities.  These positions are designed for individuals who are in college with an interest in communications/media and who are eligible to receive school credit.  You will be assisting the promotions department, and other opportunities include the production, programming, news and business department.  Photoshop skills are a plus.  Hours are part time, during business hours but may include weekend and evening work.  Valid driver’s license and clean driving record are important.  If interested then please send resume to intern@portlandradiogroup.com.

 

PART TIME RADIO NEWS REPORTER/ANCHOR

The Portland Radio Group, located in South Portland, Maine, part of Saga Communications, has an immediate part-time opening for a News Reporter/Anchor at WGAN-AM. If you have a passion for news, then we should talk.

Responsibilities include:

  • Anchoring news casts
  • Updating WGAN’s website and social media platforms
  • Swing duty anchoring news and traffic reports on WGAN and its sister stations

We focus on the latest stories along with regular enterprise reporting.  We feature news on air, online and on location.  Take the next step in your broadcast career. Knowledge of digital audio production systems will be helpful.

You will work with an excellent group of stations and broadcast company.  Please send resume and references to: Jeff Wade, Brand Manager/News Director, newsjobs@sagacom.com

 

PROGRAMMING, PART TIME

The Portland Radio Group has an immediate opening for a part time entry level position in the programming department. We are looking for an individual who wants to be in broadcasting. Your responsibilities can include assisting promotions, monitoring broadcasts, and learning to produce commercials. This position will require working weekends and special events. Some weeknights and late night availability will be necessary. Strong computer skills and graphic abilities will be helpful. Please send your resume to parttime@portlandradiogroup.com


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