Jobs at The Classical Station

WCPE, The Classical Station has job openings!

We are currently seeking candidates for the following positions:

To apply, please send a cover letter and your resume to

Announcer Positions

The Classical Station is now considering applicants for part-time classical music program hosts. Work hours currently available are between 12:00 midnight and 6:00 AM two nights a week.  Other work hours can be added as you may need.  Experienced announcers are encouraged to inquire.

This announcer must have a good voice, clear diction, and most importantly, precise pronunciation of classical music terms, and names of composers and artists.  This position requires the ability to present clear, informative and entertaining information to the audience. The announcer will prepare for broadcasts in advance, in areas of classical music topic research, fact-checking and script or show outline preparation.

This announcer will be responsible for the technical aspects of the program, such as working the control board, operating the 100,000 Watt transmitter, keeping the transmitter and programming logs and answering the phones.

Let us know your skills and other ways you may be of help to the station.  We value your experience and will continue to accept applications until the position is successfully filled.  To submit your resume or a description of how your experience can help The Classical Station, along with your compensation needs, email <> or mail to Positions at The Classical Station, Box 828 Wake Forest, NC 27588.

Broadcast Engineer

Type: Full-time or Part-time

Job Summary: Our public radio station is seeking an experienced Electrical Engineer with excellent working knowledge of broadcasting and power systems. The ideal candidate will have a strong technical background, excellent problem-solving skills, and experience in radio or broadcasting systems. Working knowledge of solid state electronics, ability to read schematics, repair equipment, analyze problems, understand engineering systems, and maintain the station’s operating systems. This position requires a high level of attention to detail, the ability to work independently and as part of a team, and excellent communication skills.


  • Develop and maintain electrical engineering designs for the station’s broadcast systems, including FM transmission systems, satellite distribution, and studio systems.
  • Oversee the installation, operation, and maintenance of electrical and electronic equipment, including troubleshooting and repair of complex systems.
  • Ensure compliance with industry standards, regulations, and safety requirements.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with vendors and contractors.


  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in electrical engineering, preferably in radio or broadcasting systems.
  • Strong knowledge of electrical engineering principles and practices, as well as familiarity with relevant technologies.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Commitment to maintaining a safe and clean work environment.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your resume and a cover letter to Seniors and retirees are encouraged to apply.

Maintenance Technician:

Full or Part Time

This is not a remote position.


The Classical Station seeks a Maintenance Technician for general facilities maintenance duties, including but not limited to:

  • Maintenance and repair of electrical, plumbing, carpentry, painting and general building structure, fixtures and furnishings.
  • Maintenance and repair of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems and their controls, including preventative maintenance and general upkeep and repair.
  • Maintenance of parking lot, driveways, grounds, and fencing and tower guy anchor areas. This includes acreage work such as mowing, vegetation control, and security system upkeep.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • A minimum of three years of increasingly responsible general facilities maintenance experience, such as electrical, plumbing, carpentry, painting and general building, fixture, and furnishings repair work.
  • Knowledge and compliance with all fire and safety regulations, federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations.
  • Knowledge of and ability to operate a variety of hand and power equipment in a safe and effective manner.
  • The ability to work independently in the absence of supervision, to understand and follow oral and written instructions, and to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work, including listeners and donors, is required; included are skills such as language, spelling, and grammar.
  • Physical abilities to successfully fulfill the job duties and responsibilities.

A universal requirement of all staff members is maintaining the operation of a 24/7 around-the-clock non-profit broadcasting facility consistent with each individual’s knowledge and skills of the wide range of tasks required in a small business, where all assist with varying tasks and responsibilities as business needs require.

Finally, additional positive personal attributes include devotion to the Mission of the Station, a love of classical music, working knowledge of languages common to classical music, experience with non-profit organizations, and any other skills, avocations, and experience which one wishes to share with the Station and its supporters.

Strict adherence to safety protocols and Federal, State, County, Local, and Station rules and regulations is required.  Because our Station is on the air 24/7, work at any time and/or day may be required. Must have excellent interpersonal skills and work well in a team environment. Workplace is the Station. Position may be either part-time or full-time.

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