Producer in Dallas, TX at Cumulus Media

Date Posted: 5/9/2022

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Job Description

CUMULUS MEDIA | Dallas, TX is searching for an experienced Producer for KTCK-AM/FM (“The Ticket”).  We strive to hire people who are passionate about radio, driven, resourceful and problem solvers who have the ability to drive the evolving, diverse culture of the Power of Radio to success.  The successful candidate knows we work in the entertainment business and takes pride in the success of their On-Air talent.  Our ideal candidate should possess an extremely good work ethic, is a self-starter, and highly organized with the ability to work in a fast-paced office environment. Must be available to work some nights, weekends or holidays as needed or even on short notice from time to time. This is NOT an on-air position, nor are on-air contributions expected or required.

Who We Are:

Cumulus Media Dallas currently features 6 stations in the Dallas/Ft. Worth metro area:  KTCK 1310 The Ticket, KPLX 99.5 The Wolf, KSCS 96.3 New Country, WBAP 820 News/Talk, KLIF-AM 570 News/Talk, & KLIF-FM Hot 93.3. 

The Producer organizes, conceptualizes and develops topics, features and guests for KTCK-AM/FM (“The Ticket”) that represents the lifestyle and interests of the show’s listeners.  They also partner with the show’s hosts, Program Director and others to create engaging content, increase listenership, and enhance subscriber satisfaction and passion.  The producer is responsible for keeping the show’s social platforms relevant and up-to-date.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Live management of the show’s daily moment to moment content, sound and presentation
  • Actively participate in the development of daily content by developing & researching topics for discussion; conceptualize, write and produce appropriate segments
  • Book and pre-interview guests
  • Organize and document daily pre show, post-show and afternoon planning meetings
  • Attend meetings with the station’s program director to ensure content, tactical plans and image are consistent with the station’s overall strategy
  • Attending promotion, sales and station planning meetings to represent the show and provide clear communication between all
  • Create and maximize revenue opportunities
  • Being present when the show is on the air
  • Coordinate logistics for remote and special broadcasts
  • Tactical planning for future shows, immediate opportunities, artist/celebrity interviews
  • Collaborate with show hosts and station program director to ensure that the show’s structure and content is being presented in the strongest way possible for maximum ratings growth 
  • Gives direction to presenters, content providers, assistants and other crew members
  • Monitors listener emails, inquiries and responses related to shows

 

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as a Radio Producer and/or Assistant preferably in a spoken word format in a large to major market
  • Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Radio or Media Production, or related field is preferred
  • Strong social and digital experience
  • Ability to plan and organize, set priorities, multi-task and the discipline to focus and meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with on-air staff, departments and clients
  • Creative and strategic problem solver
  • Ability to work with creative individuals as part of a team; excellent leadership skills
  • A strong understanding of PPM / Nielsen Ratings and ability to interpret various kinds of research
  • Savvy computer skills and proficiency with ratings, research and music (Stratus) programs
  • 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
  • Must be flexible with work hours including nights, weekends and holidays or even on short notice from time to time
  • Must have valid driver’s license with clean driving record
  • 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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