WPKR APD/WOSH & WNAM PD at Cumulus Media

Posted in Other 6 days ago.

Location: Oshkosh, Wisconsin

Job Description:

Job Description


CUMULUS MEDIA/APPLETON-OSHKOSH is casting for a unique and important role! Our new teammate will serve as APD/afternoon host for our newly relaunched country station, 99.5 WPKR as well as PD for News/Talk 1490 WOSH and soft oldies 1280 WNAM. If you can create on-air breaks that enlist an army of loyal listeners, have strong social media game, can effectively multitask and easily switch mindsets to help guide three very different brands, you may be the perfect fit for this rare opening. Our people take pride in our community and value teamwork. If you can deliver lifestyle headlines, be focused, creative and multi-task and most of all, love radio, we should talk.

Who We Are:

Cumulus Media/Appleton-Oshkosh features 5 stations (WOSH-AM, WNAM-AM, WVBO-FM, WPKR-FM, and WWWX-FM) reaching well over 250,000 listeners daily. We strive to hire passionate, driven, resourceful, problem solvers who can drive the evolving, diverse culture of the Power of Radio to success.

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 or unpaid

  • Commercial production, including creating 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

  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

  • 2 + years of Full-Time On-Air experience with successful ratings history required

  • Strong production skills and knowledge of digital audio editing software (we are a Reaper shop)

  • 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

  • Collaborative, works well in a team environment

  • Audio demo of air work must be added to online profile/application

  • 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).