KSMB-FM PM Drive On-Air Host in Lafayette, LA at Cumulus Media

Date Posted: 1/13/2022

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Job Description

CUMULUS MEDIA | LAFAYETTE, LA is looking for a dynamic Full-time On-Air Personality for KSMB-FM.  This is a prime-time PM-Drive position.  If you can deliver lifestyle headlines, be focused, creative and multi-task, and most of all love radio, we should talk.  Board work, production, podcasts, and social media duties are all a part of what we do, so show us what you've got.

 

Who We Are:

KSMB-FM/94.5 is Lafayette’s premiere 100,000-watt CHR/Top-40 radio station super-serving Acadiana and beyond.

 

Responsibilities for the full-time On-Air Personality on KSMB-FM/94.5 include hosting a show that will generate ratings by being entertaining, inspiring, and informative.

Must have a deep understanding of how to go beyond the latest news, headlines, and events to craft an entertaining and unique product On and Off Air the Air.  The candidate should be a proficient planner and producer of a quality show through creative ideas, segments, celebrity interviews, and production elements.

Daily commercial production is required. 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.
  • Possible social media engagement and digital content generation from affiliates
  • Read Live commercial copy on Air.
  • Handles emergency news/weather live reports; on call for weather disasters/breaking news
  • Plays music as specified by music director and music log
  • Participates in station/company promotional events.
  • May be responsible for operating control board for studios and remote programming.
  • Protects station's license by censoring and deleting words/phrases not permitted on Air.
  • Produces commercial production

 

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Radio experience is required
  • Must have some broadcast experience & familiar with digital audio editing software.
  • Experience with Social Media is required
  • People Skills / Team Player
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • 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 specialized knowledge of topics/events related to on-air discussions and station format.
  • All new hires must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by date of hire, subject to legally-mandated accommodations

What we offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • Professional growth and career path
  • Focused, responsible and collaborative work environment with the ability, to ask “what if” and try innovative solutions
  • 401K with company match to plan for the long-term

For immediate consideration, please visit https://cumulusmedia.jobs.net/

For more information about CUMULUS MEDIA, visit our website at: https://www.cumulusmedia.com/

CUMULUS MEDIA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

 

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