Want to be 89.3's music director? The Current is hiring

The selected staffer will be responsible for overseeing the station's musical direction.
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Popular Twin Cities radio station 89.3 The Current is on the lookout for a new music director.

The American Public Media-owned station posted a job listing this week for the role, which gives the successful applicant responsibility "for crafting the sound of the music on The Current."

Among the 16 duties of the selected staffer is to organize and maintain The Current's extensive music library and ensure compliance with FCC rules, create and oversee daily music rotations and reviews, and be an on-air host "with the ability to voice track."

If you want the job, you'll also have to serve as the primary contract for the local artists and pesky national bands looking for airplay on 89.3

You must also be able to handle "moderate noise level" as well as "occasional exposure to prevalent weather conditions" – that's not to mention the frequent exposure to Wilco and The Lumineers.

It's been a year since The Current's long-serving music director, David Safar, was promoted to a new role, and is now the station's managing director. He had been the music director at 89.3 for seven years prior to this.

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