P/T News & Traffic Announcer in Reno, NV at Cumulus Media

Date Posted: 1/12/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

CUMULUS MEDIA | Reno | is looking for a dynamic (News Talk 780 KOH) on-air studio operator, including news and traffic announcing and producing local talk showsOur people work in a state-of-the-art facility, take pride in our community, and value teamwork.  If you can deliver news headlines, be focused, creative and multi-task and most of all…love radio, we should talk.  Board work, social media, and production are all a part of what we do, so show us what you’ve got.

Who We Are: 

CUMULUS | Reno currently features 4 stations in the Northern Nevada area and surrounding counties.  Our stations include K-Bull 98.1, News Talk 780 KOH, 95.5 The Vibe, Wild 102.9. The cluster of 4 stations reaches thousands of listeners on a daily basis.     

News/Talk KKOH in Reno has an immediate part-time job opening for on-air studio operation, including news and traffic announcing and producing local talk shows. Ideal candidates should possess an extremely good work ethic, be a self-starter, and be highly organized with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Operation of master control room broadcasting a variety of live and pre-recorded radio programs, both local and syndicated.
  • Monitoring the operation of the transmitter and studio facilities, including compliance with all applicable company policies and FCC requirements
  • Writing, gathering, and announcing news and traffic reports
  • Digital audio production of program elements and podcasts
  • Monitoring Emergency Alert System equipment and broadcasting designated emergency alerts
  • Ability to fill in additional shifts for vacations and sick time


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.


  • Some previous on-air experience preferred, but not required
  • Strong production skills and knowledge of Op X, VOX Pro/Reaper 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
  • Flexibility in scheduling required
  • 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

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

In addition to applying here, please send a resume and MP3 air check or audio sample to dan.mason@cumulus.com with the subject line:  KKOH/Reno Part Time On-Air

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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