Salem Philadelphia Operations Director



Salem Media Group/Philadelphia (Philadelphia’s AM 990 The Answer and WFIL 560AM Philadelphia’s Christian Radio) has an opening for an Operations Director.

The Operations Director will oversee the day-to-day operations of two terrestrial radio stations, two online streams and supporting systems.


  • Maintain operation of current ENCO automation system and to be installed Wide Orbit automation system, including, but not limited to, creating and assigning of hourly/daily templates, recording of daily programs, feeds, etc.
  • Program satellite receivers for program broadcast.
  • Be on-call to act as a first responder to correct off-air incidents involving automation
  • Oversee and coordinate the daily operations of production and programming to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Jointly responsible, with Program Director, for the recruitment of board operators.
  • Responsible for training, supervision, and scheduling of board operators.
  • Build out operational backup plans/procedures to insure consistent, quality programming.
  • Ensure compliance with Sponsorship identifications, pre-record disclaimers and all FCC rules, regulations and Salem Media Group policies.
  • Provide backup to essential programming personnel.



  • Experience in radio operations.
  • Knowledge of digital automation systems (ENCO & Wide Orbit knowledge a plus).
  • Proficient in digital audio editing and production using various software packages.
  • Knowledge and understanding of radio communications facilities and distribution systems.
  • Knowledge of on-air and remote broadcasting procedures.
  • Ability to troubleshoot, be solution minded, and work in a fast-paced setting.
  • Ability to supervise and train employees, including organizing and scheduling work assignments.
  • A positive and energetic style, ownership of work with high integrity and strong work ethic.



  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • 401K retirement plan
  • Paid vacation and holidays


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