Vacancy Position/Title: Board Operator/Producer 

Details: Mid-West Family Northern Illinois is looking for talented individuals to join our staff as Board Operator/Producer for assigned shifts in 

Rockford and DeKalb including NIU Football, Basketball, and 

Rockford IceHogs games. 

Vacancy Type: Part Time 


Date Posted: 7/27/2023 

Closing Date: 8/31/2023 



State: Illinois 


URL: http://www.mid-westfamilybroadcasting.com 

Experience: Preferred Experience: 

  • Must be able to take directions, computer savvy and solid social 

media skills. 

  • Flexibility in work schedule, including evenings, weekends, 

vacation fill-in and holidays. 

  • Passion for Sports with a focus on NIU Athletics. 
  • Previous experience running a studio board preferred, along with 

comfort/familiarity/proficiency in editing play-by-play highlights and 

interviews using a digital editing program such as Adobe Audition 

or Pro Tools is preferred. 

  • The ideal candidate will possess general radio studio knowledge, 

with emphasis on running a soundboard for sports broadcasts 

  • Minimum Education Level: HS diploma or equivalent. 
  • A valid license, satisfactory completion of a motor vehicle record 

check, and, if the position requires use of own vehicle, proof of 

insurance, is required. 

Requirements: Responsibilities: 

  • Board Operators are responsible for running the control board, 

following station and game format, arranging and playing 

commercials and IDs according to the program and commercial 

logs, following applicable laws and FCC regulations

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  • In addition, you may help administer contests, answer listener 

phone calls, screen listener calls for live shows, operate satellite 

receivers, take transmitter readings, conduct EAS tests, etc. 

  • Monitor the technical quality and accuracy of incoming and 

outgoing on-air programming form master control room. 

  • Process time-out programming for accurate playback. 
  • Monitor/check studio equipment for proper functioning and notify 

Engineering of technical malfunctions affecting quality of the 


Additional Information: 

Contact Details: If interested, please send your resume to Robby Cruz at robby@949wdkb.com.