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Forcht Broadcasting Radio and Digital

WHOP Radio Sports Director

Immediate Career Opening WHOP Radio - WHOP Radio Sports Director
Forcht Broadcasting Hopkinsville, Kentucky

WHOP FM Lite Rock 98.7
WHOP NewsRadio 1230 AM/95.3 FM

Forcht Broadcasting Radio and Digital is a community-focused, progressive small market radio and digital group of 25 radio stations in 9 markets in 3 states.

The WHOP Family of Stations (Lite Rock 98.7 FM and NewsRadio 95.3 FM/1230AM) in Hopkinsville, Kentucky is accepting applications for a Full-Time Sports Director. The WHOP coverage area includes 7 local high schools, and WHOP provides play-by-play action for 4 of the 7 schools.  WHOP offers play-by-play for football, basketball, baseball, and softball.  It is preferred the new Sports Director have knowledge of soccer, volleyball, golf, tennis, and track sports.  All candidates must have excellent verbal and written skills and must be able to use social media and a WordPress based content management system.  WHOP Radio is a radio and digital company, so the Sports Director must be comfortable using digital media to report on and produce sports coverage.

Career duties may include but are not limited to:
•Play-by-play coverage of all sports covered by WHOP Radio
•Produce daily Sportscasts on-air
•Co-host The Early Bird morning show on Lite 98.7 FM
•Maintain the Local Sports section of the WHOP websites
•Integrate social media into live coverage of sporting events ad sports related interviews
•Represent WHOP at various events as requested by the WHOP General Manager
•Other duties as assigned by the WHOP General Manager

A two-year experience minimum in covering and following local sports is preferred.  Audio of an on-air air check will be required with a resume and list of references.

Compensation will reflect on-air and work experience. A competitive package, that includes health benefits, will be offered to qualified candidates.  WHOP Radio and Forcht Broadcasting are looking for team players, who share the mission of WHOP Radio and who assist all members of the WHOP team as needed.

If you are ready to begin a career with a radio and digital group named one of The Best Places to Work in Kentucky in 2021, email WHOP Radio General Manager Jeff Sisk at,

Forcht Broadcasting is an Equal Opportunity Employer who seeks to recruit qualified and diverse candidates for career openings.

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Associate Degree

Experience Level : Mid to Senior Level

Job Function : On-Air/Technical

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