Tim Pyles

25 years of on-air experience with moderate production skills and personal appearances
25 years of on-air experience with moderate production skills and personal appearances
  • Lynchburg, Virginia
  • July 24, 2020

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Deep passion for Live and Local radio with some voice tracking experience, able to connect with listeners through multiple platforms… on-air, on-line, and in person, including being capable of handling listeners requests for special songs
Communicative, team player that can take direction from management
Sound Knowledge of on-air program formats including live programs regarding music, and guest interviews, and also able to use broadcasting equipment and perform minor maintenance
Expertise in preparing program scripts by performing detailed research about the selected songs and forming questions for celebrity/guest interviews. Also, deliver compelling and interesting content in an efficient manner, and possess a creative mindset with the ability to devise plans for introducing new programs on the air
Team player with exceptional organizational and communication skills, yet still able to work independently

TECHNICAL PROFICIENCIES
Applications: Arrakis Digilink, Adobe Audition, Audio Vault, Smart Caster, Scott System

RADIO BROADCAST EXPERIENCE Radio Control Board Operator Three Daughters Media, Forest Virginia May 2018–May, 2019
Operated the control board for the sports play-by-play game broadcasts including quality control and audio elements
Administered radio checks to make sure broadcast is displayed and heard correctly
Used quick cues to adjust the broadcast in real time
Music Director/Voicetrack Announcer WAMV Radio, Amherst Virginia May 2012 - February 2018
Charted and updated the music library according to Singing News Magazine radio charts
Added new music into rotation as posted on the charts
Operated control board for local weekly high school athletic games
Voicetrack announced occasional air shifts
Oversaw tasks related to the availability of music tracks
Served as an ambassador for the radio station, and maintained a positive approachable attitude while interacting with the audience

Timothy E. Pyles
Lynchburg, Virginia / /Tpyles@liberty.edu / (434) 944-4637 / www.linkedin.com/in/tim-pyles

RADIO BROADCAST EXPERIENCE CONTINUED
Assistant Manager Liberty University/WQLU Radio, Lynchburg, Virginia September 2010 - December 2012
Responsible for operations of student radio station, including managing 15-20 student workers, in various capacities.
Hosted and produced live weekend Classic CCM music program. Including, program prep, song selection, handling listener phone and social media requests, scheduling and conducting occasional guest interviews by phone or in studio, established a strong relationship with listeners by providing entertaining and interesting information.
Board operated some college basketball play by play game broadcasts including quality control and audio elements, administered radio checks to make sure broadcast is displayed and heard correctly, used quick cues to adjust the broadcast in real time
Assisted the sales team in selling airtime, by producing and editing corporate sponsor promos, program promo teasers.
Announcer/Control Board Operator
WHIZ Radio, Zanesville Ohio November 2004-November 2005
Operated the radio control board for weekend syndicated regional college sports games
Played and announced some oldies music, and local weather forecasts
Other duties as requested by station manager

Announcer / Control Board Operator WCVZ Radio, Zanesville, Ohio March 1996 – November 2000
Announced upcoming pre-recorded news, weather reports, and upcoming pre-recorded programs
Frequently updated music and program log, and organized music library
Produced and edited some corporate sponsor promos, program promo teasers,
and station staff Christmas greetings
Worked almost every air shift possible during my tenure there.

Education
Liberty University, Lynchburg Virginia Graduated December 2012
Bachelors Degree in Communications with a concentration in Radio Broadcasting

References and recommendation letters available upon request

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