Radio Broadcasting Music Director Resume

Career Summary:

Highly-enthusiastic, creative and knowledgeable Radio Broadcasting Music Director with over 8+ years of experience in working for new shows, playing audience requests, providing artist/song information, and performing on-air guest interviews. Expertise in searching music trends and exploring innovative methods to improve channel ratings. Ability to work in a team using exceptional soft skills.

Summary of Skills:

  • Sound knowledge of on-air show formats, including live shows regarding music, news, sports commentary or guest interviews

  • Ability to use broadcasting equipment and perform minor maintenance

  • Capable of providing appropriate instructions to the on-air presenters for handling listeners’ requests for special songs

  • Possess a creative mindset with the ability to devise plans for introducing new shows on the channel

  • Expertise in preparing show scripts by performing detailed research about the selected songs, and forming questions for celebrity/guest interviews

  • Adept in managing high pressure situations and providing technical solutions

  • Team player with passion for music having exceptional organizational, and communication skills

Work Experience:

Radio Broadcasting Music Director

Xfm, Manchester, NH

March 2017 – Present

  • Supervising the broadcasting of news, weather reports, music shows, and celebrity interviews

  • Assisting the radio jockeys in scripting the shows, selecting songs, and providing training for handling multiple listeners’ requests

  • Overseeing tasks related to the availability of music tracks, performing audience requests, managing channel ratings, and assisting the sales team in selling airtime

  • Establishing a strong relationship with listeners by providing entertainment and interesting information via shows

  • Serving as an ambassador for the radio station, and maintaining a positive approachable attitude while interacting with the audience

  • Interviewing guests from the music industry, and making the program more entertaining for the audience

Assistant Music Director

Radio One, Manchester, NH

November 2015 – February 2017

  • Provided support to the program producers as well as presenters to ensure the shows run without any glitches

  • Assisted in planning, researching content, and adding creativity to live or per-recorded programs

  • Coordinated with the radio jockeys to perform comedy or other music shows

  • Executed only interviews, events and shows on air approved by the senior music director

  • Performed duties related to announcing song selections, station breaks using advertisements, commercials, or public service information and accepted requests from listening audience

  • Assisted on-air presenters in responding to audience song requests, and handling duties such as conducting games, contests or other live competitions by asking questions to award prizes

Music Program Coordinator

iHeartMedia Inc., Manchester, NH

February 2013 – October 2015

  • Assisted music directors in writing show scripts, selecting specific music and archived artist IDs and interviews

  • Handled airing of multiple shows, and increased the channel’s audience ratings

  • Provided detailed information about the song such as lead performers, related background story or its popularity among the listeners

  • Included other segments such as local, national or international news stories, weather reports, and traffic snarls

  • Answered calls during the show time to accommodate special requests from listeners, including messages or song dedication to the concerned person

  • Conducted weekly call interviews of eminent personalities on shows based on their songs, and performed adequate research about the stories to be shared during the program

  • Prepared the show script in advance by organizing the music tracks for the upcoming shift

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Radio Broadcasting

    University of New Hampshire, Manchester, NH

    2012

Affiliation:

  • National Association of Broadcasters – Member since 2013

Reference:

On request.