Night Host – KNBR in San Francisco, CA at Cumulus Media

Date Posted: 1/13/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

CUMULUS MEDIA | SAN FRANCISCO is looking for a strong night host for legendary KNBR, The Sports Leader.  Our people work in a state-of-the-art facility, take pride in our community and value teamwork.  If you are authentic, entertaining, can back up your opinions with facts, know how to play the hits, understand the Nielsen PPM game and are digitally savvy, we should talk. 

Who We Are:

CUMULUS | San Francisco is home to six of the Bay Area's favorite radio stations –KNBR AM (680/1050) & KNBR-FM, KSAN (107.7 The Bone), KGO and KSFO. Our award-winning stations feature Classic Rock on The Bone; Legendary News and Talk Programming on KGO & KSFO; and The Sports Leader, KNBR. At Cumulus San Francisco, we strive to hire passionate, driven, resourceful, problem solvers who have the ability to drive the evolving, diverse culture of the Power of Radio to success.

Responsibilities include hosting or co-hosting shows that generate ratings by being entertaining, informative, opinionated and forwarding the brand.  Must have a deep understanding of how to go beyond the latest sports headlines to craft an entertaining and unique product.  The candidate should be able to plan and produce a quality show, through creative ideas, segments, interviews, and production elements.  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 independent professional judgment in writing, producing, interviewing, taping or broadcasting on-air content 
  • Great with interacting with callers, interviewing 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 
  • 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
  • Handles emergency news in show; on call for breaking news

 

Job Requirements

To upload your air-check, please paste the audio file into a Word document and save with name format Lastname.Audio  and upload as part of your application by selecting “Include a cover letter”.  Instructions are also provided on the application form.

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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance coverage
  • 401K with company match to plan for the long-term
  • Paid Vacation & Holidays

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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