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As the second largest radio company in the US, Cumulus is always on the lookout for talented individuals in our 90 local market operations and corporate offices located in Atlanta and New York.

Ours is a culture that fosters and rewards performance.  Whether you aspire to engage listeners on air, produce award-winning advertising, or build a career as a media sales professional, we will provide you with training and support systems that are second to none.  While radio is a fun business to work in, Cumulus employees go to work knowing that they will test their abilities and grow every day.  We encourage each team member to take ownership of his or her position and take responsibility for innovating his or her role.

If this type of work appeals to you, you’re a team player and you’ve got talent, perseverance, and personal integrity, we’d love to hear from you.  Check out openings in the link below and check back with us regularly if you don’t find what you’re looking for today.  Cumulus Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Sports Morning Host

Department: Programming
Location: Knoxville, TN

Cumulus Media’s Knoxville location is offering a great opportunity in the programming side of the radio broadcasting industry as a Morning Sports Host for WNML FM/AM, the flagship station of the University of Tennessee Volunteers. 

The successful candidate will have a track record of ratings success.   Applicants must have a keen awareness for how listeners consume sports and information in today’s immediate mobile driven society.  Digital and social strategies must be as engaging as on-air tactics and execution.  You should be a sports and current events junkie that has a deep appreciation for Tennessee sports. You should understand the importance of our relationship with IMG and the importance of working within that partnership to serve both the fan and the university fairly. It is also important to have a great knowledge of the SEC overall.  The chosen candidate will be detail oriented with the ability to multi-task and react in a calm and decisive way in breaking information situations. In addition, you understand how to get TSL in spoken word radio and have extensive experience in working with producers, and other talent to consistently produce outstanding content.  Excellent writing and production skills to assist in the imaging and branding of your show are essential.  Solid people skills and the ability to work closely with other talent and an aggressive sales team are critical.  

About Us

Cumulus Media Knoxville currently features 4 stations:  WIVK-FM “Today’s Best Country,” WNML AM/FM “SportsRadio” & WOKI-FM “NewsTalk 98.7.  At Cumulus Knoxville we strive to hire passionate, driven, resourceful, problem solvers who have the ability to drive the evolving, diverse culture of the Power of Radio to success. 

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 approximately 450 owned-and-operated stations broadcasting in 90 US media markets (including eight of the top 10), more than 8,000 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. For more information, visit www.cumulus.com.

What We Offer

  • Recognition and reward for outstanding performance.
  • Competitive pay and the ability to increase income. 
  • Benefits, vacation, and paid holidays offered for all full time employees. 
  • Benefits include:  Medical, dental, vision, Health Savings Account with company match, 401K with company match, and Life and Disability coverage. 

Cumulus is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

If you have the passion and energy to put in the long hours necessary to build upon the legacy of our Cumulus brands, apply to: http://www.cumulus.com/careers.

Send materials to:

Jeff Jarnigan

Operations Manager

Cumulus Knoxville

4711 Old Kingston Pike

Knoxville, TN 37919

Or E-mail: Jeff.Jarnigan@cumulus.com

www.wivk.com  www.newstalk987.com  www.sportsradiownml.com 

4711 Old Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919
Telephone: 865-588-6511   Fax:  865-558-0529

Cumulus is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)

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