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Music Department Internship

Music Department Internship Sara Finke--

The primary role of the music department is to maintain a library for programmers to use their programs, to facilitate in - studio performance and interviews, to improve the servicing we get from record labels, and to acquire cds for our two annual membership drives.The music department intern works with the music directors to maintain the music library, process new music, communicate with record labels and independent promoters, and communicate with KDHX programmers.

Location: KDHX (3504 Magnolia)

Supervised by: Nico Leone & Grace Woodard (Music Directors)

Tasks Performed:

Label Relations:

  • Enter new contacts into the database
  • Send introductory emails to new contacts
  • Sort and file one sheets by band names
  • Assist music directors with tracking phone calls and emails
  • Assist music directors in making and responding to in-studio performance, interview, airplay, and pledge drive requests
  • Help represent KDHX at conferences and events

New Music Processing:

  • Screen cds that didn't read in digital library
  • Track cds we are passing on
  • Check new releases for theft
  • Pull older new releases from shelf
  • Assist music directors in ripping cds to digital library
  • Assist music directors with screening cds before putting into library
  • Supervise volunteer tasks - manually entering new releases into digital library, entering new releases into music library database, and labeling and shelving new releases

Library Maintenance:

  • Clear space in cd library, check cds for airplay, change listings in database, and move to basement
  • Sort shelves, re-alphabetize cds, and check for missing cds
  • Supervise volunteer tasks - sorting new releases by airplay, updating music library database, reshelving releases, ripping older cds to digital library, and basement maintenance

Programmer Relations:

  • Review Programmer play lists, track new release spins and missed play lists, and correct problems
  • Give out promo copies
  • Supervise volunteer tasks - manually

Time Commitment: 15-20 hours per week, 200 hour per semester (or as specified by your school's curriculum).

Qualifications: Strong knowledge of music across multiple genres. Strong writing skills. Pleasant phone demeanor. Willingness to say no. College or other radio experience preferred.

For more information, contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , Volunteer Coordinator, at 314-827-6155.


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