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CUMULUS MEDIA (NASDAQ: CMLS) is a leading audio-first media and entertainment company delivering premium content to over a quarter billion people every month — wherever and whenever they want it. CUMULUS MEDIA engages listeners with high-quality local programming through 428 owned-and-operated stations across 87 markets; delivers nationally-syndicated sports, news, talk, and entertainment programming from iconic brands including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, the Olympics, the American Country Music Awards, and many other world-class partners across nearly 8,000 affiliated stations through Westwood One, the largest audio network in America; and inspires listeners through its rapidly growing network of original podcasts that are smart, entertaining and thought-provoking. CUMULUS MEDIA provides advertisers with local impact and national reach through on-air, digital, mobile, and voice-activated media solutions, as well as access to integrated digital marketing services, powerful influencers, and live event experiences. CUMULUS MEDIA is the only audio media company to provide marketers with local and national advertising performance guarantees. For more information visit



Department: Engineering and Technical
Location: Ft. Walton Beach, FL

CUMULUS MEDIA | Ft Walton Beach, FL is searching for an experienced Chief Engineer.

The Sun – The Sand of Florida’s Gulf Coast – and GREAT people to work with and…oh yeah….some engineering work too. Cumulus Media is looking for a Chief Engineer for Fort Walton Beach. For us the broadcast business is more than just playing music, it is about serving our communities, our listeners, our employees, and our advertisers. The center of GREAT radio is a GREAT signal so we “darn near” worship a solid engineer. We are looking for a radio engineer with a successful track record. The person we are looking for is someone who sees the future of radio and is excited about it. This is a critical position in our company. (That you’d get to work in an area that is full of every outdoor experience possible is simply a plus).

Your future starts here!

As our Chief Engineer, you will be responsible for actively keeping these flame throwers on the air. Do you love to work independently? Does finding new and interesting ways to solve problems give you juice? Sound interesting to you? Then read on….

More about this role:

In this role you would:

Oversee a cluster of five radio station – (4) FM’s / (1) AM – all sites in walking distance

· Create routine maintenance procedures

· Be in charge of installation, maintenance of control consoles, audio routers, recording equipment, microphones, digital audio systems , transmitters, antennas, control systems, remote

· Day to day IT 

· Keep up to date with all of new engineering changes

· Work with local management to coordinate remote broadcasts as needed

· Travel to other markets or towers sites to assist from time to time

· Keep us from getting “busted” by the FCC

· This position is on-call 24/7 (notice how we saved this for last)

You’ll be very successful in this job if you:

· Have an innate ability to respond quickly to problems and challenges.

· Remain positive even when things are tense

· Know the FCC rules and regulations like you wrote them yourself

· Are at the top of your game with audio routing, digital audio delivery, EAS, Studio, Telephone and IT systems

· Speak both “Enginereeze” and “English” so you can communicate with the RM and Market Manager

· Can lift 50 pounds without breaking a sweat

· Able to climb both stairs and ladders

How You’ll Stand Out:

The perfect candidate for this role will have demonstrated a track record of meeting and exceeding company expectation. She/he will have an outstanding ability for successfully building and maintaining station groups with multiple signals. A background in media engineering. If you are highly organized with a degree in “juggling” you’ll fit right in.

More About Working at Cumulus Media:

· Competitive Pay

· Paid Vacations & Holidays

· Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance Coverage

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

· Focused, responsible and collaborative work environment with the ability to ask "what if" and try innovative solutions

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

Cumulus is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)

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