WHAT THEY DO: The station's business manager is generally responsible for financial transactions, regulatory oversight and coordination of business contracts.
REQUIREMENTS: Business managers are generally expected to have extensive professional background in accounting and financial management. While business management is more likely a television position, some radio broadcast stations also require business managers.
WHAT THEY DO: The chief engineer is responsible for the technology necessary to put the station's broadcast on the air. The engineering staff works to maintain broadcasting capabilities and provide quick solutions to problems that may arise with the transmitter, tower, satellite receiver and other related equipment. The chief engineer is the head of the technical staff.
REQUIREMENTS: More often than not, a technical background, including education is required for this position. The Society of Broadcast Engineers offer classes and certification programs that would suffice for many engineering positions.
WHAT THEY DO: A station manager is the chief operating officer of the station. The station manager must have effective personnel management skills and a thorough knowledge of all aspects of broadcast operation. REQUIREMENTS: This is not an entry-level position and requires a good deal of broadcast experience, knowledge of station operations and financial management as well as a higher education.