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About CUMULUS MEDIA 

CUMULUS MEDIA (NASDAQ: CMLS) is a leading audio-first media and entertainment company delivering premium content to over a quarter billion people 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 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 inspires listeners through its rapidly growing network of original podcasts that are smart, entertaining and thought-provoking. 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 www.cumulusmedia.com.

 


On-Air Talk Show Host

Department: Programming
Location: Albuquerque, NM

CUMULUS MEDIA | Albuquerque is looking for a dynamic On-Air Talk Show host for KKOB-AM/FM. Our people take pride in our community and value teamwork. We’re looking for informative, engaging, entertaining, focused, creative, and most of all…hosts who have a passion for radio. If you’re passionate, opinionated and love challenging the audience, show us what you’ve got.

Cumulus Albuquerque currently features 8 stations including heritage News Radio KKOB-AM, KKOB-FM, KRST-FM, KBZU-FM, KDRF-FM, KMGA-FM, KNML-AM and KTBL-AM. At Cumulus Albuquerque 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 ideal candidate should possess an extremely good work ethic, be a self-starter, and be highly organized with the ability to work in a fast-paced office environment.

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
  • Be amazing while interacting with callers and hosting live events
  • Connect with listeners via phones, social, video, web and on-site
  • Daily social media engagement; website and digital content generation for our website
  • 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
  • If requested, act as a spokesperson for mutually agreed upon clients or businesses.
  • Voice other commercials as assigned
  • Handle emergency news updated in show if needed

Qualifications:

  • 5 + years of Full-Time On-Air experience with successful ratings history required
  • Production skills and knowledge Adobe Audition/Audacity recommended
  • 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
  • Knowledge of Albuquerque and New Mexico is preferred
  • 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, 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 https://www.cumulusmedia.com/work-here/

For more information about CUMULUS MEDIA, visit our website at: https://www.cumulusmedia.com/

CUMULUS MEDIA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Cumulus is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)

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