Production interns are assigned to shadow/ train with WVON technical producers. WVON technical producers operate the engineering board during live programming. Upon completion of their training, technical production interns will occasional be granted the opportunity to run live programming. Board operation includes:
- Set up and troubleshoot mixing boards, microphones, electronic and mechanical components specific to the radio station, and computer software used for editing and broadcasting audio.
- Audio recording, conduct edits to meet time constraints
- Play pre-recorded commercials during radio breaks in line with the advertiser’s requirements.
- Volume mixing: equalization of the volumes of the microphone channels providing a level and consistent audio broadcast; add in effects, such as reverb.