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"In accordance with the Federal Communications Commission guidelines and streamlining policies WBVM, licensed to the Diocese of St. Petersburg, will afford equal opportunity without regard to race, color, national origin, and sex.  For certain job requirements, WBVM claims religious exemption to the recruitment requirements as set forth by the Federal Communications Commission.  In certain job situations, it is vital to the mission of the station to require religion as a job qualification."
Positions Available:
No positions are available at this time.   If you would like to submit a resume or demo recording for future reference, send it to WBVM, 717 S. Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, Florida, 33609.  You can also email to contact@myspiritfm.com or jmorris@myspiritfm.com

For more information about WBVM recruitment practices, see below.
When a position becomes vacant, WBVM will use the following resources for notification:  Pastoral Bulletin of the Diocese of St. Petersburg, parish bulletins within the Diocese of St. Petersburg, Tampa Bay Times, The Florida Catholic Newspaper.  The notification may also appear in the following national or email distributed publications:  Catholic Radio Update newsletter, Christian Radio Weekly. The notification may also appear on the following websites:  myspiritfm.com, allaccess.com, dosp.org, SBE39.org (for broadcast engineers); hisair.net; fab.org;
WBVM welcomes all college students and high school graduates who have a desire to learn more about radio and communications. An internship with Spirit FM can lead to success in the radio and broadcasting business in a number of areas.  Internships are open to students who are studying communications, marketing, radio and television, computer science, or electronic engineering.  Internships are not paid positions; however, students earn college credit for the semester/quarter. Therefore, all applicants must be enrolled in college and have an interest in radio, journalism, telecommunication, marketing, and/or liberal arts programs that apply to communication.  WBVM has relationships and may post job openings at the University of South Florida, Tampa; Hillsborough Community College; St. Petersburg College; Pasco/Hernando State College; Saint Leo University; Southeastern University among others. WBVM also accepts Full Sail and CSB students.  WBVM will also accept interns and job applicants from professional trade schools. WBVM will also consider volunteers to train for possible careers in broadcasting.
A position for an Announcer/Promotions Coordinator was posted October 3, 2019 and ran through October 15, 2019.  There were 25 applicants, 2 were interviewed, 1 hired.  Applicants came from Indeed.com, Allaccess.com, DOSP.com, hisair.net and word of mouth.  Hire came from dosp.com and word of mouth.  
A position for a Director of Development and Fundraising was posted June 4, 2019 and ran through June 15, 2019.
There were 43 applicants.  6 were interviewed, 2 had second interviews.  Applicants came from indeed.com, Diocese of St Petersburg website, dosp.org; myspiritfm.com, word of mouth, and the Florida Catholic Newspaper.  Hire came from indeed.com
A position for an Announcer was posted January 17, 2019 and ran through February 27, 2019.
There were 60 applicants.  6 were interviewed. 2 had second interviews.  One was hired.
Applicants came from All Access, Diocese of St. Petersburg website, Indeed.com, Florida Catholic Newspaper and Word of Mouth.  Hired was from All Access.  
For the period: January 1-December 31, 2018, there were no openings at WBVM. 
For the period: January 1-December 31, 2017, there were no openings at WBVM.
Entities WBVM 90.5 FM may use for posting or advertising vacancies:
Name of Entities                              Contact Person                 Address                                                               Phone                  
Diocese of St Petersburg                        Joseph Loeber                         PO Box 40200                                    727-344-1611
                                                                                                                St Petersburg, FL 33743
Indeed.com (thru DOSP)                 Faith Eschenfelder             Indeed.com
Florida Catholic Newspaper                   Mike Carlock                           PO Box 4993                                       1800-275-9953
                                                                                                                Orlando, FL 32802
Tampa Bay Times                                   Classified Ads                         tampabay.com/jobs
Florida Assn. of Broadcasters                                Lindsay Tidwell                       101 East College Ave. Ste 101                                850-681-6444
                                                                                                                Tallahassee FL  32301
Christian Radio Weekly                          Classifieds/Ad Dir.                  1795 N Road                                       308-946-5550
                                                                                                                Central City, NE 68826
Catholic Radio Update Newsletter        Mike Dorner                            michaeldorner@q.com                          
WBVM 90.5 FM Inc.                               John Morris                             717 South Dale Mabry Highway         813-289-8040
                                                                                                                Tampa, FL 33609
Allaccess.com                                         webmaster                             allaccess.com
Society of Broadcasting                          Roswell Clark                          PO Box 21242
Engineers/Tampa Bay Chapter                                                              St Petersburg, FL 33742
Full Sail University                                  Harmony Thompson               3300 University Boulevard                 866-807-3140
                                                                                                                Winter Park, FL 32792
Connecticut School of Broadcasting       Jennifer Perkins                      3901 Coconut Palm Drive #105          813-443-5307
Tampa campus                                                                                       Tampa, FL 33619
Inside Radio                                            Gene McKay                            PO Box 567925                                   800-640-8852
                                                                                                                Atlanta, GA 31156 
Hillsborough Community College           Lorraine Canalejo                    2112 N 15th Street                              813-253-7978
                                                                                                                Tampa, FL 33605
Entities WBVM 90.5 FM may use for posting or advertising vacancies:
Name of Entities                              Contact Person                 Address                                                               Phone                  
Saint Leo University                                Megan Jones                           33701 State Road 52                   352-588-8346        
                                                                Deanna Bullard                       St Leo, FL 33574
University of South Florida                     Mike McCay                            4202 E Fowler Ave.                                                 813-974-7813
Tampa                                                                                                     Tampa, FL 33620
Catholic Student Center                          Rev. Justin Paskert                  13005 N 50th Street                                                813-988-3727
University of South Fl./Tampa                                                               Tampa, FL 33617
Pasco Hernando State College               Eric Theodore                          10230 Ridge Road                              813-527-6725
                                                                                                                New Port Richey, FL 34654
Southeastern University/Lakeland         compass@seu.org                  1000 Longfellow Blvd.                           863-667-5157
                                                                                                                Lakeland, FL 33801                                
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