On-Air Personality KRRQ - FM at Cumulus Media

Posted in Other 7 days ago.

Location: Lafayette, Louisiana





Job Description:

Job Description



CUMULUS MEDIA | LAFAYETTE, LA is looking for a dynamic Full-time On-Air Personality for KRRQ-FM. This is a prime-time PM-Drive position. If you can deliver lifestyle headlines, be focused, creative and multi-task, and most of all love radio, we should talk. Board work, production, podcasts, and social media duties are all a part of what we do, so show us what you've got.



Who We Are:



KRRQ-FM/95.5 is Lafayette's premiere Hip-Hop and R&B radio station super-serving Acadiana and beyond.


Responsibilities for the full-time On-Air Personality on KRRQ-FM/95.5 include hosting a show that will generate ratings by being entertaining, inspiring, and informative.


Must have a deep understanding of how to go beyond the latest news, headlines, and events to craft an entertaining and unique product On and Off Air the Air. The candidate should be a proficient planner and producer of a quality show through creative ideas, segments, celebrity interviews, and production elements.


Daily commercial production is required. Candidates must have unparalleled passion, worth ethic, and drive.



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.

  • Possible social media engagement and digital content generation from affiliates

  • Read Live commercial copy on Air.

  • Handles emergency news/weather live reports; on call for weather disasters/breaking news

  • Plays music as specified by music director and music log

  • Participates in station/company promotional events.

  • May be responsible for operating control board for studios and remote programming.

  • Protects station's license by censoring and deleting words/phrases not permitted on Air.

  • Produces commercial production




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.



Qualifications:



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

  • Familiar with digital audio editing software; Reaper, Adobe Audition, Audacity

  • Strong knowledge of the Urban and Rhythmic culture

  • Experience with Social Media is required

  • People Skills / Team Player

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • 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 specialized knowledge of topics/events related to on-air discussions and station format.

  • 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

  • 401K with company match to plan for the long-term

For immediate consideration, please visit [ Link Removed ]


For more information about CUMULUS MEDIA, visit our website at: [ Link Removed ]



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