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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 consumers 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 GRAMMYs, 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 offers listeners a dynamic network of popular podcasts that define culture with original content and commentary on today’s world. 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

Local Radio Talk Show host

Department: Programming
Location: Bloomington, IL

Local Radio Talk show host

Cumulus Media’s small Midwest market WJBC-AM Talk station is searching for a new Full Time Local Radio Talk Show Host.

Our Opportunity:

  1. Bloomington – WJBC-AM, small Midwest market with a live and local news talk format station is looking for a dynamic Full time, talk show host who will hit the ground running and immediately contribute to the successful community based heritage radio station. The successful candidate understands the broadcast business and takes pride in their work. This candidate needs to be a strategic and pro-active thinker. They require creative idea generating skills to constantly put the station in a position to succeed. Candidate needs a deep understanding of on-air, digital and social media branding as well as a passion for impacting listeners in the community. If you enjoy a high pace work environment and have the gift to talk, please apply.

The successful candidate’s responsibilities will include:

  • Responsible for the daypart, as well as all other duties assigned by the local market management that includes but is not limited to on air duties, station strategy, development/execution of promotions, website, social media and revenue growth.
  • Have a strong customer service approach towards listeners and staff.
  • Demonstrate success in on air performance
  • Appearance and emceeing for local events and charities
  • Strong communication skills between show hosts and other departments
  • Prepare and contribute daily show prep
  • Deliver content creatively and concisely


Education and Licensing Requirements:

• College degree in Communications or related area preferred.

• 2 years of broadcast experience

• Possess a valid driver’s license and be in good standings

About Cumulus Media

A leader in the radio broadcasting industry, Cumulus Media (NASDAQ:CMLS) combines high-quality local programming with iconic, nationally syndicated media, sports and entertainment brands to deliver premium content choices to the 245 million people reached each week through its 453 owned-and-operated stations broadcasting in 90 US media markets (including eight of the top 10), more than 8,200 broadcast radio stations affiliated with its Westwood One network and numerous digital channels.

Together, the Cumulus/Westwood One platforms make Cumulus Media one of the few media companies that can provide advertisers with national reach and local impact. Cumulus/Westwood One is the exclusive radio broadcast partner to some of the largest brands in sports, entertainment, news, and talk, including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, the Olympics, the GRAMMY’s, the Academy of Country Music Awards, the American Music Awards, the Billboard Music Awards, Westwood One News, and more. Additionally, it is the nation's leading provider of country music and lifestyle content through its NASH brand, which serves country fans nationwide through radio programming, exclusive digital content, and live events.

What we offer:

- Competitive pay

- Collaborative and creative work environment

- Tools, resources and coaching to succeed

- Opportunity for career progression and professional growth

- Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance package

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

- Vacation & Holidays to enjoy the fruits of your labor


For immediate consideration, please complete the application process at and upload mp3s samples.


Cumulus is an EEO company.

Cumulus is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)

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