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.
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
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:
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).