Two Off Campus Internships for College Students

November 28, 2016

Great Lakes Radio, Inc.
3060 US 41 West
Marquette, MI 49855
(906) 228-6800
Credit hours


Open to currently enrolled students at Northern Michigan University. This internship is conducted off-campus at Great Lakes Radio studios in Marquette and around the community.
Great Lakes Radio, Inc. owns and operates 14 local radio stations and over 30 websites. We help businesses in the area create and deliver an effective marketing message to their customers.

This semester-long unpaid internship is for students of all majors who want to develops real world skills in the radio broadcast industry, including behind-the-scenes skills like board operation, audio and video editing, web development and editing, blogging, ad writing, event planning, and marketing. Some interns may gain additional skills in live broadcast and voice tracking their own radio show!Read the rest

THREE Part-Time Board Op positions available!

November 17, 2016

Are you interested in a radio? Get your foot in the door at the most awarded network of stations.

Employer: Great Lakes Radio, Inc., an Equal Opportunity Employer

Position Type: Entry level, Part-Time Board Op position with opportunity to advance to Production Assistant, depending on ability and attendance.

Typical Work Day: Depends on Remotes and Sports Schedules

Open Application Dates: November 17, 2016 – February 17, 2016

Compensation: Pay will start at $8.50 per hour, or higher depending upon qualifications and experience.

What we offer you:

  • Exciting work in radio production and sports broadcasting
  • An opportunity to build valuable skill sets in broadcasting and media
  • A motivated team with a relaxed working atmosphere
  • A flexible schedule around remote broadcasts and sports schedules

Your responsibilities:

  • You are responsible for setting up and conducting interviews (including recording and editing them).
    • You may be required to do interviews by telephone, in the studio, and in the field.
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Sales Associate Position Opening

November 14, 2016

Apply for a job at GLR today

Great Lakes Radio continues to grow and we need sales professionals with experience in radio, print, television, or other media sales. We’re locally owned and operated… and proud of it.

If you’d like to work in Marquette or Escanaba in a vibrant sales and marketing job where you and a team create on-air and online advertising campaigns for local aggressive business owners, find me.
Do you have experience with sales in marketing for radio, print, television, or other media marketing? Are you a professional looking for a change?


It’s a rare opportunity to have an open field of challenge, where you and your production team move through the opportunities, picking the best ones off, closing deals, measuring expectations and meeting them with 140-point ads on-air and online that light up a business.
Great Lakes Radio offers better opportunities for successful marketing executives with strong community connections than any other local media outlet with increasing volume commissions, promotion commissions, new businesses bonuses, and collection bonuses as well as generous allotments for laptops, travel stipends, and even provision for part-time or full-time assistants to keep the successful executive free to focus on success while better serving clients and communities.… Read the rest

Full-Time Entry Level Graphic Designer and Web Specialist

August 12, 2016

Put your degree to work at one of the most dynamic and successful media companies in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, where employees actually look forward to the next day of work…

You’re a Photoshop master, you’re good with Illustrator, you’ve studied and learned how to Graphic-Designers-Neededdesign, but still you can’t find a job in your field – Why not? Because entry level graphic design jobs are few and far between, and there are so many graphic designers looking to get their start too.

With the growing need of New Media by our clients we have a huge demand for graphic and web design skills. However, we realize training is necessary to accomplish our company and clients goals so we are offering an entry level position with lots of on the job training.

Your designs could be seen over 2 million times each month on our network of sites – Plus on all of the printed materials we produce.… Read the rest

Part Time: Receptionist / Administrative Assistant

August 12, 2016


Apply for a job at GLR today
Great Lakes Radio, Inc., an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
Position Type:
Part Time
Reception / Administrative Assistant
Typical Work Day:
20 hours per week on weekdays between 8:30 am to 5pm. Other hours and duties assisting various departments may be required, especially during contest and giveaways.
Open Application Dates:
August 12, 2016 – September 12, 2016
Pay will start at $8.50 per hour.


Short Description of Position:

We are seeking a highly organized multitasker to professionally answer phones, do typical administrative tasks, run a cash register for our Shopping Show, provide sales support, promotional support, maintain newsletter, write promotional messages & scripts, write and perhaps record on-air promotional scripts for Items-of-the-Day and specials, run fax machine, complete daily reconciliation report, do daily backups, run front desk & reception. Quick mastery of phone/fax/email and other office systems is a must.… Read the rest

Full-Time Web Specialist, Writer/Copywriter Position with GLR

July 27, 2016

You’re into writing articles and HTML code? You love creating scripts or pumping out new exciting web articles, with all the knowledge to build new, modern websites, but still don’t have a job? – Apply for this one!

Entry level web specialist and writer/copywriter jobs are few and far between, but we have a huge demand for these skills.

Immediately apply your skills in this entry level job, and continue to grow your skill set with our on the job training.

Required Skills:

  • At least basic understand of HTML/CSS
  • The ability to write fun & informative scripts for radio
  • The ability to take a topic or event and create an interesting web article
  • Knowledge of general office program skills
  • Good Client and Communication skills
  • Strong Photoshop and Illustrator skills are a necessity!
  • Comfort with online activities such as online sales (eBay, Craigslist, PayPal etc), social networking (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) and blogging
  • Ability to learn and apply new skills in the workplace
Position: Full-time – 30-40 hours/week
Compensation: Minimum Wage
Position Opens/Closes: Opens July 25, 2016.… Read the rest

Two Internships Currently Available

July 18, 2016

Learn the media and radio fields inside and out with a hands-on experience producing and editing audio, video, and web content for real audiences and clients.

Great Lakes Radio owns and operates 14 local radio stations and over 30 websites. We help businesses in the area create and deliver an effective marketing message.


    You could learn:
  • Audio Production/Radio Programming
  • Web Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Branding
  • Script Writing
  • Journalism
  • Photography
  • Media Exposure
  • On-air & Online Presence

Typical Tasks:

  • Writing scripts, sales proposals, promotional materials, documentation, and other business correspondence
  • Board operation, voice tracking, audio editing, photo editing, video editing, and other on-Air and media production tasks
  • Sports, news, and community reporting, photography, and social media management.
    Posting and editing articles and other writing projects
  • Front desk shifts
    Contest and event promotions
  • Sales support


Great Lakes Radio, Inc. 3060 U.S. 41 West in Marquette Michigan

Apply Now

Email your resume to along with two of the following:

  1. One writing sample of applicant’s best writing for a college class
  2. One sample (500 words) on any topic of applicant’s choice
  3. One sample of any of the following:
    1. A report from a recent City, Township, County or School Board meeting
    2. A scientific or technical report for consumption by the general public
    3. A movie review of a film released no more than 30 days from application
    4. Demonstrable proof applicant can write on a typically dull topic without repelling or boring the general public.
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Full-Time Marketing Executive Position Available (Marquette)

July 7, 2016

Are you ready for your next career step?

You’ve been excelling at the office, but “Mr. Right” seems to be in your way of getting to a better place…

We have a five-step sales plan for you to make good money, be challenged, unleash your creativity, and learn to present real tangible solutions with positive outcomes.

Come aboard and we will set you up to hobnob with influential business owners. These are interesting people to rub shoulders with.

If your current job makes you feel lackluster, come join our exciting Radio and New Media Sales Team. We currently have a full-time position to fill.

Great Lakes Radio recently grew to 10 radio stations with 12 commercial websites. Over the past 25 years, our owner Todd Noordyk and his family, led a dynamic team to unprecedented success.

Bottom Line: We get leads for our clients and they like that.… Read the rest

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