On Air Personality in Modesto at Cumulus Media

Date Posted: 9/23/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

CUMULUS MEDIA | KHOP, Modesto-Stockton, has a rare Full-Time opening.  We’re looking for a PERSONALITY, who loves interacting on phones, is willing to share their personal life on-air and can be relatable with a Top 40 demo.  Must have at least 3 years on-air commercial radio experience (preferably CHR format), execute a fun, engaging, interactive show, run a flawless board in a high pressure environment, be a major social media creator & contributor (photos, videos, etc.) and relate on a local level and with pop culture. Interacting with both clients and listeners is also mandatory as station appearances are part of this position.

Who We Are: 

CUMULUS | Modesto/Stockton, CA currently features 8 stations in the Modesto/Stockton area and surrounding counties.  Our stations include:  KATM-FM, KHKK-FM/KDJK-FM, KWIN-FM/KWNN-FM, KHOP-FM, KJOY-FM, and KESP-AM.  The cluster of 8 stations reaches thousands of listeners on a daily basis.       

Responsibilities include hosting a show that  generates 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.  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

 

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
  • 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
  • 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

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

 

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