PENINSULA SCHOOL DISTRICT
RADIO STATION MANAGER
This position involves the management responsibilities of fully FCC-licensed radio station
KGHP, located in Gig Harbor, Washington, with a main studio at Peninsula High School.
KGHP is operated by the Peninsula School District for the primary purpose of providing a
fully functional industry-type environment for teaching and practicing the skills of writing,
speaking, recording, and broadcasting to the public to include various types of news and
information as used in commercial broadcasting and related forms of audience contact as
exist in the commercial field. The job skills taught are closely connected with other forms
of modern public communication including print material and the spoken word.
At all times students who are registered in classes taught by the Radio Instructor and
under his/her supervision shall have complete use and priority of the radio station
facilities. During established school radio class periods, the Radio Instructor will be in
charge of actual station operation. At all other times the Radio Station Manager will be in
charge of all station operations.
In other hours, such as when school is not in formal session, KGHP may be operated under
an existing automation system or by approved volunteers who have been cleared for such
school activity by the Washington State Patrol. Volunteers may serve in radio station
duties at the direction of the Radio Station Manager.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
¾ Background in the operation of small radio stations, including exposure to station
operational aspects such as news, music, public information and communication with
differing groups, individuals, administrators and peers is highly desirable.
¾ Demonstrated leadership experience and/or potential in the field of radio station
programming is a highly important job skill, along with familiarity of standard industry