On Air Host in Nashville, TN at Cumulus Media

Date Posted: 11/21/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Nashville, TN
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/21/2021

Job Description

Cumulus Media | Nashville is looking for a dynamic NASH FM 103.3 On-Air Host.  Our team 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 

 

Job Requirements

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 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.

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 www.cumulus.com/work-here/

For more information about Cumulus Media, Inc., visit our website at:  https://www.cumulus.com

Cumulus Media, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

 

 

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