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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 434 owned-and-operated stations broadcasting in 89 U.S. media markets (including eight of the top 10), approximately 8,000 broadcast radio stations affiliated with its Westwood One network and numerous digital channels. Together, the Cumulus Radio Station Group and Westwood One platforms make CUMULUS MEDIA one of the few media companies that can provide advertisers with national reach and local impact. The Cumulus Radio Station Group and Westwood One are the exclusive radio broadcast partners to some of the largest brands in sports, entertainment, news, and talk, including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, the Olympics, the GRAMMYs, the Academy of Country Music Awards, the American Music Awards, the Billboard Music Awards, 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.cumulusmedia.com.


News Anchor / Reporter

Department: Programming
Location: Washington, DC

Cumulus Mediaís Washington, DC location is offering a great opportunity to join the DC radio broadcasting industry as a News Anchor / Reporter. Our ideal candidate should possess an extremely good work ethic, be a self-starter, and highly organized with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

Who we are:

Cumulus Washington, DC currently features 2 stations in the DC Metro Area and the surrounding counties. WRQX and WMAL reach well over a million listeners on a daily basis.  At Cumulus Washington, DC 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. 

Cumulus owns and operates 460 radio stations in 94 U.S. markets, as well as Westwood One Networks, serving over 10,000 stations worldwide.  Over 225 million people per week engage with a Cumulus or Westwood One asset making it an exciting and unique career opportunity!  We are constantly creating new windows for success and strive to provide world class tools to help you succeed and reach your full potential as an employee.  More recently, Cumulus is the proud creator of NASH- an exciting new lifestyle and entertainment brand targeting over 90 million country music fans nationwide. 

Our Opportunity:

WMAL / Washington DC seeks a fulltime News Anchor/Reporter four our busy newsroom in the Nationís Capital.  The successful candidate will have experience working in an aggressive news operation, focused on Breaking News and local issues, such as transportation, local government, education, politics, etc.   The position includes a combination of regular anchor shifts, and regular street reporting assignments.

 

Applicants should demonstrate writing skills, creative use of audio, field production techniques, and the ability to work quickly and accurately in breaking news situations.

 

Qualified candidates will have a minimum of one yearís experience both anchoring and reporting in a professional news environment.  Familiarity with current digital production techniques a must, and experience in website editing is preferred.

 

Please send audio and writing samples, resume, and cover letter today to:  John Matthews, Managing Editor, WMAL News.   John.matthews@cumulus.com.   No Calls please.  Cumulus Media is EOE.

 

 

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Working knowledge of politics, pop culture, and lifestyle topics
  • Strong writing skills; Ability to tell stories quickly and accurately
  • Creative use of audio in story-telling
  • Field production techniques
  • Knowledge of the Washington, DC area
  • Social Media Savvy
  • People Skills / Team Player
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
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What we Offer:

  • Cumulus offers an opportunity to embark on a career with the fastest growing media company in the U.S. 
  • 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.

For immediate consideration, please complete the application process at http://www.cumulus.com/careers.

 Cumulus is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Cumulus is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)

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