David Ruben

David Ruben

Marketing and Communications Specialist

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Summary

25+ years at Chancellor Broadcasting & TRN Entertainment: Responsible for the show preparation and audio content of broadcasts delivered over the radio, the internet and other mobile platforms. Work with presenters, DJs, broadcasting assistants, engineers and IT staff and involved in the entire process, from generating ideas to managing the audience response after a program and responsible for the business and commercial management of a program. Technical producer works as television producers, working with scripts, sets and personnel or Internet producers, developing and managing websites and content.

• Create content and managing the whole radio/TV production process for both live and recorded programs
• Generating original ideas, identifying suitable ideas from others, and carrying out thorough research and think creatively about how to communicate them to audiences
• Excellent writing and storytelling skills, with the ability to tailor and adapt content for different audiences and platforms
• Knowledge of the radio market, different station and program styles, and audience demographics
• Use a variety of recording equipment and to operate different radio studios
• Excellent communication skills, complemented by diplomacy, empathy and patience, along with the ability to build rapport and draw information from people
• 30 years coaching and developing A list Talent
• Confidence and tenacity to pursue information, overcome obstacles and pitch ideas to senior colleagues
• Comprehensive knowledge of the subjects relevant to the radio genre
• Able to work calmly effectively under pressure, react quickly, and meet tight deadlines
• Knowledge of the law, ethics and industry regulations around radio production
• Understand when it is necessary, and how to acquire, the relevant clearances and licenses, including copyright and music clearances
• Understand the requirements of the relevant health and safety legislation and procedures
• Strong IT skills, including word processing and data handling - audio/video editing and image manipulation software

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