On Air Host

Cumulus Media | Nashville, TN

Posted here September 24


Job Description

  • Cumulus Media | Nashville** is looking for a dynamic **NASH FM 103.3 On-Air Host. **Our people work in a state-of-the-art facility, take pride in our community and value teamwork. The ideal candidate is a pop-culture aficionado that lives the country lifestyle, can deliver the headlines, be focused, creative and multi-task. Board work, remotes and production are all a part of what we do, so show us what you’ve got.

  • Cumulus | Nashville**currently features 5 stations in the Nashville area and surrounding counties. Our stations include: sports giant 104.5 the zone (WGFX), live and local talk station 99.7 Super Talk (WWTN), 92Q (WQQK) our Urban Adult Contemporary Station, 95.5 NASH ICON (WSM-FM) plays todays Country music, NASH 103.3 FM (WKDF) is Nashville’s hottest country station. The cluster of 5 stations reaches thousands of listeners on a daily basis.

Responsibilities include hosting or co-hosting shows that generate ratings by being entertaining, informative, community oriented and forwarding the brand. Must have a deep understanding of how to go beyond the latest news, headlines, and events to craft an entertaining and unique product. The candidate should be able to plan and produce a quality show, through creative ideas, segments, celebrity interviews and production elements. Daily commercial production is required. As an ambassador for Cumulus, participation in station and client events/remotes, connecting with the community and our listeners, building a relationship with clients through the sales team and networking within the market are paramount. Candidates must have unparalleled passion, worth ethic and drive.

Key Responsibilities

  • Produce a compelling radio show by using creativity, imagination and exercise of independent professional judgment in writing, producing, interviewing, taping or broadcasting on-air content

  • Great with phones/interacting with callers, interviewing artists/guests and hosting live events

  • Connect with listeners via phones, social, video, web and on-site

  • Daily social media engagement; website and digital content generation

  • Participates in station Programming, Promotions, and Sales meetings and events

  • Assist in production and imaging of the station

  • Live Broadcasts and station appearances, whether paid of unpaid

  • Commercial Production; create killer endorsement ads – both on air and online – for mutually agreed upon products

  • Voice other commercials as assigned

  • Handles emergency news/weather in show; on call for weather disasters/breaking news

  • Ensures logged commercials, promotions, sweepers and any other programming element essential to the station's operations are aired

  • Performs additional duties, such as production, assisting program director or music director, or writing advertising copy. Plays music as specified by music director and music log ****

Qualifications

  • 3 + years of Full-Time On-Air experience with successful ratings history required

  • Strong production skills and knowledge of Op X, VOX Pro/Adobe Audition and Audacity

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and social networking

  • Strong knowledge of all FCC rules and regulations

  • Socially informed and perceptive; up-to-date and in tune daily with the local and national trends and/or specialized knowledge of topics/events related to on-air discussions

  • Demonstrated upbeat personality, informative, entertaining and engaging on the air; able to relate to station audience

  • Pleasant, charismatic and well-controlled voice; excellent pronunciation

  • Excellent verbal and written communication and editing skills; proficient in grammar; ability to make others feel comfortable and open up on air

  • Demonstrated creativity and imagination

  • Can work well in a team environment; collaborative

  • Audio demo of on-air interviews, commentary, announcements, etc. must be added to online profile/application

View full listing and apply here.


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