KLEK-LP is an Urban Music radio station based in Jonesboro, Arkansas. KLEK broadcasts on 102.5 F.M. The Voice of Arkansas Minority Advocacy Council, the parent company, is a non-profit company whose mission is to be a “voice” for minorities within the Jonesboro Arkansas Community.
The purpose of these positions is to give students/volunteers a view into the world of radio, specifically a noncommercial/nonprofit urban radio station. After interning/volunteering with KLEK, students/volunteers will have knowledge and an understanding of station programming, show preparation and execution, technical aspects such as recording, mixing, and editing, as well as an introduction to the business side of radio.
The Sports Intern/Volunteer position is ideal for someone majoring in sports or have ambitions to be a sportscaster. (Note: this is not an exhaustive list and other duties may be required and assigned as needed.)
- Attend games whenever possible or be able to get information from coaches/players about games and athletic events.
- Develop factual sports stories for air and articles for the KLEK website and social media.
- Conduct interviews at games and at other locations.
- Post and share relevant news stories on the KLEK website and social media.
- Provide play by play and or color commentary at sporting events broadcast on KLEK.
- Work with the Morning/Afternoon Show Producer for stories for their shows.
In addition to the aforementioned requirements, an intern may be asked to do some of the following:
- Develop and produce on-air segments
- Go on the air for a limited amount of time
- Assist staff when show is broadcast from another location
- Pitch during on-air fundraisers and/or assist in other capacities during fundraising events
- Other duties as assigned
If you are interested please send your resume and 2 letters of recommendation to LaGanzie Kale, General Manager at [email protected]