Production Coordinator in Lafayette, LA at Cumulus Media

Date Posted: 1/10/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

CUMULUS MEDIA | Lafayette is looking for a dynamic Production Coordinator.  Our people take pride in our community and value teamwork.  If you can be focused, creative and most of all love radio, we should talk.

Who We Are:

CUMULUS | Lafayette features (5) radio stations to include; KSMB-FM 94.5, KRRQ-FM 95.5, KNEK-FM/AM 104.7 and KXKC-FM 99.1.  The cluster or (5) stations reaches thousands of listeners on a daily basis.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Participation in station Programming, Promotions and Sales meeting when required
  • Tracking commercial scripts and ensuring all copy/creative is received and accurately imputed into the production order system in a timely fashion
  • Coordinating copy with the Sales Staff and clients
  • Coordinating and executing the entering of syndicated radio programs and network commercials
  • Recording client spots and creating spec spots when needed
  • Assist in imaging of the radio stations
  • Daily commercial production; create great endorsement commercials, both on-air and online for mutually agreed upon products
  • Assign commercial production through traffic scheduling system
  • Writing advertising copy when needed
  • Handle emergency news/weather or breaking news when needed
  • Ensure logged commercials, promotions, sweepers and any other programming elements essential to the station's operations are aired
  • Cross-check commercials for the legal ID and making sure commercials are legal and within the stations guidelines of acceptance
  • Ability to VT a show, should that need arise in the future


Job Requirements


  • Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Radio or Media Production, or related field is preferred
  • 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
  • Strong production skills and knowledge of Op X, Reaper, Adobe Audition and Audacity
  • vCreative software experience is a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and social networking
  • Strong knowledge of all FCC rules and regulations
  • Flawless eye for detail
  • Must be flexible with work hours including nights, weekends and holidays in case of emergency
  • Be collaborative and a team player with a positive attitude
  • 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 solution

All new hires must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by date of hire, subject to legally mandated accommodations


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


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