UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
Specification for Class
UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP
19940 (NE S SAG-AFTRA)
CLASS SERIES CONCEPT
Serve as an Announcer at KUOW radio. This is a single-class series.
Reporting to a Senior Announcer, perform all aspects of live or automated daily board shift including combo board operation and announcing.
Serve as primary announcer and board operator for assigned shift. Provide primary voice and production of underwriting spots, as assigned. Produce, plan, write, edit and voice break both live and automated content during shift. Monitor system and KUOW communications and news wire to provide programming updates.
Typical working title is “Announcer;”
Serve as primary announcer and board operator for assigned shift;
Provide primary voice and production of underwriting spots, as assigned;
Produce, plan, write, edit and voice both live and automated break content during shift;
Monitor system and KUOW communications and news wire to provide programming updates;
Assist with Public Radio Program Distribution system using broadcast software such Content Depot, PRX, FTP, in conjunction with AudioVault and NewsBoss;
Provide production support as assigned;
Back up other shifts as needed;
Perform other occasional on-air work including on-air fundraising; and
Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree and one year of professional broadcast experience with a background in production and announcing including personable and authoritative delivery, audio engineering skills and a knowledge of professional broadcast standards and practices; or equivalent combination of education/experience.
CIVIL SERVICE EXEMPTION
CLASS SPECIFICATION HISTORY
New to SAG-AFTRA 05-01-19 per PERC Case No. 129900-E-17.