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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 440 owned-and-operated stations broadcasting in 90 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.


On-Air Co-Host

Department: On-Air
Location:

Cumulus Media | Boise, Idaho is looking for a dynamic News / Talk / Sports On-Air Co-Host for NewsTalk 670 KBOIOur people work in a state-of-the-art facility, take pride in our community and value teamwork.  If you can deliver lifestyle and news headlines, have a working knowledge of all local and national politics, have a working knowledge of all national and local sports, be focused, creative and multi-task and most of all…love news talk and sports radio, we should talk.  Boise, Idaho is on nearly every positive nationwide “top 10 List”, including population growth. Board work, remotes and production are all a part of what we do, so show us what you’ve got.

NewsTalk 670 KBOI: KBOI first signed on in 1947 and is Idaho's most powerful AM station, broadcasting at 50,000 watts around the clock. During the day, a single tower beams the station's full power to southwestern Idaho and eastern Oregon by day. At night, power is fed to all six towers in a directional pattern and KBOI can still be heard across most of western North America at night. 670 KBOI prides itself on offering the most live and local content on the commercial AM dial as well as being the flagship radio home for Boise State Bronco football and basketball for 43 years.

Cumulus | Boise currently features 6 stations in the Boise area and surrounding counties.  Our stations include:  NewsTalk 670 KBOI, Sports Talk KTIK 1350 AM & 93.1 FM, Country 97.9 KQFC, Country 92.3 KIZN and Classic Rock 96.9 KKGL. The cluster of 6 stations reaches thousands of listeners on a daily basis.    

Responsibilities include hosting or co-hosting shows that generate ratings by being entertaining, informative, community oriented and forwarding the brand.  Must have a deep understanding of how to go beyond the latest news, headlines, and events to craft an entertaining and unique product.  The candidate should be able to plan and produce a quality show, through creative ideas, segments, celebrity interviews and production elements.  Daily commercial production is required.  As an ambassador for Cumulus, participation in station and client events/remotes, connecting with the community and our listeners, building a relationship with clients through the sales team and networking within the market are paramount. 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 
  • Great with phones/interacting with callers, interviewing artists/guests and hosting live events
  • Connect with listeners via phones, social, video, web and on-site
  • Daily social media engagement; website and digital content generation
  • Participates in station Programming, Promotions, and Sales meetings and events 
  • Assist in production and imaging of the station
  • Live Broadcasts and station appearances, whether paid of unpaid
  • Commercial Production; create killer endorsement ads –  both on air and online – for mutually agreed upon products
  • Voice other commercials as assigned
  • Handles emergency news/weather in show; on call for weather disasters/breaking news
  • Ensures logged commercials, promotions, sweepers and any other programming element essential to the station's operations are aired
  • Performs additional duties, such as production, assisting program director, operating radio transmitter or writing advertising copy

Qualifications:

  • 3 + years of Full-Time On-Air experience with successful ratings history required
  • Strong production skills and knowledge of Op X, VOX Pro/Adobe Audition and Audacity
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and social networking
  • 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/or specialized knowledge of topics/events related to on-air discussions
  • Demonstrated upbeat personality, informative, entertaining and engaging on the air; able to relate to station audience
  • Pleasant, charismatic and well-controlled voice; excellent pronunciation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and editing skills; proficient in grammar; ability to make others feel comfortable and open up on air
  • Demonstrated creativity and imagination
  • Can work well in a team environment; collaborative
  • Audio demo of on-air interviews, commentary, announcements, etc. must be added to online profile/application

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
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance coverage
  • 401K with company match to plan for the long-term
  • Paid Vacation & Holidays

For immediate consideration, please visit www.cumulus.com/work-here/

For more information about Cumulus Media, Inc., visit our website at:  https://www.cumulus.com

Cumulus Media, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Cumulus is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)

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