Career Opportunities at CUMULUS MEDIA
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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 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


On Air/Production Director

Department: On-Air
Location: Flint, MI

Flint, MI: On-Air/Production Director


Job description

Cumulus Media | Flint is looking for a dynamic *On Air/Production Director. * Our people work in a state-of-the-art facility, take pride in our community and value teamwork. If you can deliver lifestyle headlines, be focused, creative and multi-task and most of all…love radio, we should talk. Board work, remotes and production are all a part of what we do, so show us what you’ve got.

Who We Are

  • Cumulus | Flint currently features 5 stations in the Flint and surrounding counties. Our stations include: 92.7 WDZZ, 105.5 WWCK FM, 95.1 Nash, WTRX Sport talk and WWCK AM news/talk. The cluster of 5 stations reaches thousands of listeners on a daily basis.

Responsibilities include production duties for the cluster as well as 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. Be organized and have ability to produce and/or assign commercial production is required as the production director. 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
    • Handle assignment of production and imaging of the station
    • Live Broadcasts and station appearances, whether paid of unpaid
    • Commercial Production; handle/assign production. create killer endorsement ads – both on air and online – for mutually agreed upon products
    • Voice other commercials as well as assign production
    • 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 in small stations, such as production, assisting program director or music director, operating radio transmitter or writing advertising copy. Plays music as specified by music director and music log


    • 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


Cumulus is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)

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