Job In Motorsports: Associate Live Event Producer / Secondary Event Director – Motor Racing Network

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Associate Live Event Producer / Secondary Event Director – Motor Racing Network (Concord, NC)

MRN Radio is the largest independent sports radio network in America. In addition, MRN produces thousands of hours of NASCAR-related programming which can be heard nationwide each week – bringing fans closer to the sport they love.

The Associate Live Event Producer will make the decisions that will shape the live race event broadcasts, providing story angles to the on-air talent and all decisions that allow the broadcast to tell the story. The person will be challenged to make quick decisions, while following the MRN format for race broadcasts. Working with the Primary Live Event Producer, the person will also mold the pre-race broadcasts for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series – setting up interviews, producing relevant features that support the storylines of the day, and writing scripts for the hosts of the pre-race show.
The person will be trained to direct race broadcasts from the tower, traveling to many of our stand-alone NASCAR Nationwide, Camping World Truck, & Tudor United SportsCar Championship race events venues. There the person will be responsible again for following storylines and providing direction to the on-air talent, all while maintaining the commercial inventory.

With the Program Director and Primary Live Event Producer, the individual in this position will help establish storylines for the weekend’s events and then help maintain and follow up on them throughout our broadcast events. The person should be able to lead a broadcast crew while instilling confidence in those involved both in the department and the broadcast team. Familiarity with digital editing software (Adobe Audition & Sound Forge a plus), in addition to broadcast automation software (Wide Orbit a plus).

o Produce and Direct NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pole Qualifying shows

  •  Produce / Verify related elements for Pole Qualifying show

o Produce Weekend Feature elements as assigned
o Produce NASCAR Today Pre-race show for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Events

  •  Pre-Produce / Verify all necessary elements (Opens / Closes / Rejoins / Features / etc.)
  •  Coordinate “One on One” Interview
  •  Coordinate story lines and content with host

o Capture race highlights, key interviews, in-car audio, and the weekend’s audio acquisition

  •  For use in “Studio” shows
  •  Log weekend audio acquisition and load to FTP

o Produce on-site NASCAR Live and other Special Edition Programs
o Produce and Direct Secondary Venue race events

  •  Stand Alone NASCAR Nationwide Series, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, and Tudor United SportsCar Championship races

o Produce Ned Jarrett’s World of Racing

  •  Work on topics for each week
  •  Assign questions to talent on site for audio acquisition
  •  Coordinate with Ned Jarrett on recording and delivering the show for each week
  •  Produce and post to “affiliate only” section of

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