Fill In Substitute Host | Michigan Radio

Fill In Substitute Host

Jun 21, 2019

Job Summary:

Michigan Radio, the public radio station of the University of Michigan, is looking for a fill-in/substitute host to join our team! The fill-in/substitute host will deliver live newscasts, interstitial breaks, and seamlessly transition the listener from national programming to local content from our studios in Ann Arbor, MI. Note: The schedule/hours for this substitute position will be on-call/fill-in only.


Duties include: weekday and weekend live on-air shifts, prerecording on-air breaks and operating broadcast equipment and broadcast audio consoles. The ideal candidate must have a friendly, authoritative, and confident on-air delivery that will blend well with the Michigan Radio sound.

Required Qualifications:

The qualified applicant should have the following knowledge, experience and ability:

  • 2 years experience live on-air hosting, preferably in public radio
  • strong news judgement and an understanding of how to write for radio
  • ability to operate a sound board
  • experience working with ENCO or similar programs
  • experience working with Adobe Audition or similar programs
  • multi task and respond quickly and appropriately to breaking news situations
  • work well in a high pressure environment
  • work well individually and as part of a team
  • knowledge of public radio sound and programming
  • ability to take direction and critique
  • work weekdays, weekends, and holidays

How To Apply:

Send cover letter and resume to and be sure to include in the subject line: Substitute Host Position.

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.