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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

Part-Time Board Operator

Department: Programming
Location: Chicago, IL

Part-time Board tech, WLS-AM




Chicago, IL

Cumulus Media /Chicago is offering a great opportunity for a Part-Time Board Operator for WLS-AM. Our ideal candidate should possess an extremely good work ethic, is a self-starter, and highly organized with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.   


Ideal candidates must have radio experience either at the college or smaller market level. Large to major market board operating experience a plus. Strong interest and aptitude for sports is a big plus. Candidates must have a good understanding of all equipment in a radio control room including but not limited to: the broadcast console and related digital audio systems, call screening, Vox Pro, EAS Systems, broadcast delay, and any remote delivery equipment. They must have the ability to multi task, think quickly and make good decisions in a high pressure, fast paced environment. Must be able to get along with and work closely with other employees. Excellent communication skills are a must. Candidates must be reliable, responsible, and punctual and must be able to work weekends, weekend nights, overnights and holidays if needed.


Responsibilities include running the broadcast console in the radio control room with the purpose putting content on the air seamlessly, and ensuring all FCC requirements are met on a daily basis; and ensuring that all commercial materials air as logged. Writing, editing and major market quality on- air announcing is required.

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Cumulus is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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