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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 433 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

Broadcast Engineer

Department: Engineering and Technical
Location: Washington, DC, DC

Westwood One | Washington, DC is looking for a Broadcast Engineer.    

Position Summary:

  • Follows routine maintenance procedures and schedules for all broadcast equipment.
  • Troubleshooting and resolution of technical anomalies as they occr.
  • Oversees and assists with the installation and maintenance of control consoles, audio routers, recording equipment, microphones, digital audio systems, transmitters, antennas, control systems, IT and networking systems, remote equipment, etc.
  • Ensure reliable delivery of programming through proactive engineering to ensure redundancy and proper failover procedures where appropriate.
  • Response to technical support request of facility stakeholders.
  • Technical Support of Cumulus Radio Station engineering working in a cooperative blended engineering department between both network and station initiatives.
  • Regular reporting of department status via email to management.
  • Establish, update and implement department procedural documentation.
  • Manage and participate in 24/7 On Call Engineer Rotation with remote access capability.


  • 3 + years in radio station or network engineering.
  • Graduation from a two-year degree program with technical emphasis or equivalent experience 
  • SBE or Engineering certification desired

Work Environment/Physical Activities:

  • Radio Control rooms, transmitter sites, HVAC and other building support areas.
  • Adequate hearing in both ears and vision (with color discernment) commensurate with job functions required
  • Regular and consistent attendance required; weekend, overnight and holiday shifts required.
  • Rotating “on-call” status requiring availability both via cell phone and physical access to the network within one-hour.
  • Occasional outside maintenance activities in all weather.
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs

About Westwood One:

Westwood One, the national-facing arm of CUMULUS MEDIA, offers audio products to reach listeners whenever, wherever they are. Westwood One is a trusted connection between audio companies, advertisers, and audience — with 8,000 broadcast radio stations and media partners who reach 245 million weekly listeners. The company’s portfolio features premium content with iconic, nationally syndicated media, sports and entertainment brands including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, the Olympics, Westwood One Backstage, the GRAMMY's, the Country Music Awards, and the Billboard Music Awards. For more information please visit

What We Offer:

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Collaborative and creative work environment
  • Opportunity for career progression and professional growth
  • Support enhanced by strong leadership and company resources
  • Recognition and reward for outstanding performance
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance package with HSA and company contribution
  • 401K with company match to plan for the long-term
  • Paid vacation & holidays to enjoy the fruits of your labor

Cumulus|Westwood One is an EEO company.

Cumulus is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)

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