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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

News Reporter- anchor

Department: Programming
Location: Bloomington, IL

Cumulus Media is offering an exceptional opportunity for a News reporter/anchor for WJBC-AM. At Cumulus 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.

Our Opportunity:

The positionís responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Participate in the collection, writing, production and on-air anchoring of news stories and newscasts contributing to the required daily count reporters in AP style of writing and delivery.

  • Collaborate with news team and news director with story selection and coverage of news, local events and area meeting.

  • Cover assigned city/local, political and breaking news events

  • Make sure weather forecasts are updated during shift for all the stations

  • Attend all news and station meetings

  • Anchor weekend news on a rotating basis

  • Monitor sources for news to ensure coverage with compelling and accurate stories of local and state stories for on-air and on-line.

  • Meet deadlines and work closely with news team and uphold the quality of the news.

  • Conduct interviews and have flexibility to accommodate breaking news.


  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, Basic web site editing and HTML, TLC, & Wide Orbit.

  • Two years of experience as a news reporter required.

  • Experience with digital audio editing software required. Experience in breaking, non-scripted, long form news coverage is preferred.
  • Familiarity with website posting and social media platforms required.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.

  • Must be committed and proactive in a fast paced environment, an ability to be a team player is essential.

  • Must possess strong communication and organizational skills.

Please submit resume, writing & audio samples to consideration. Applications without writing samples and air check will not be considered.

What We Offer

  • Competitive pay
  • Collaborative and creative work environment
  • Tools, resources and coaching to succeed
  • Opportunity for career progression and professional growth
  • Recognition and reward for outstanding performance
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance package
  • 401K with company match to plan for the long term
  • Vacation & Holidays to enjoy the fruits of your labor

Who We Are:

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 454 owned-and-operated stations broadcasting in 90 US media markets (including eight of the top 10), more than 8,200 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 and entertainment, including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, the Olympics, and the GRAMMYís. 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, NASH Country Weekly, concerts, licensed products and television/video.

For more information about Cumulus Media, please visit

Cumulus Media is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

Cumulus is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)

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