Board Operator

Posted by Louisiana Association of Broadcasters

Baton Rouge, LA
Posted: 2017-06-16


Provides programming and control board support to On-Air-Talent


Operates control board for studios and remote programming.
Regulates program timing, operates syndicated programming and plays commercials.
Monitors the technical quality and accuracy of incoming and outgoing on-air programming from master control room.

Supports off-air commercial production, dubbing music to hard disk and programming automation computers.

Protects stations license by censoring live programs and deleting works/phrases not permitted on air.

Executes playlists for server, tape, or simulcast programming.

Assists with adjusting signal and programming content to ensure transmission meets federally mandated broadcast standards.

Processes time-out programming for accurate playback

Monitors and updates weather, traffic and news reports into automation equipment

Checks studio equipment for proper functioning and notifies Engineering of technical malfunctions affecting quality of the broadcast

Screens in-coming phone calls and selectively chooses callers for On-Air Talent and talk shows.

Handles emergency inserts (e.g. news updates, breaking stories, alert system tests, etc.).


Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Windows, Adobe Audition or similar audio editing software, Wide Orbit or similar automation system.

Time management and attention to detail

Ability to work without close supervision

Flexibility in work schedule, including evenings, overnight and weekends

Functions well in a fast-paced environment with tight timeframes and multiple demands

Works well in a team environment



Work Experience

6 months in a related role and/or technical training

High school or G.E.D.


Not required




Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer