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About Cumulus Media 

A leader in the radio broadcasting industry, Cumulus Media (PINK: CMLSQ) 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 446 owned-and-operated stations broadcasting in 90 US 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/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, 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, Westwood One News, 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

Assistant Program Director

Department: Programming
Location: Birmingham, AL


Who we are:

Cumulus Birmingham currently features 6 stations in the Birmingham metro area and 17 surrounding counties.  1070 WAPI, WZRR Talk 99.5, WUHT Hot 107.7, WJQX 100.5 ESPN Radio, 690 WJOX-AM, and the most recognized sports-talk station in Alabama, WJOX-FM 94.5.  At Cumulus Birmingham, 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. 


Cumulus owns and operates 460 radio stations in 94 U.S. markets, as well as Westwood One Networks, serving over 10,000 stations worldwide.  Over 225 million people per week engage with a Cumulus or Westwood One asset making it an exciting and unique career opportunity!  We are constantly creating new windows for success and strive to provide world class tools to help you succeed and reach your full potential as an employee.  More recently, Cumulus is the proud creator of NASH- an exciting new lifestyle and entertainment brand targeting over 90 million country music fans nationwide. 





Department: Programming

Location: Birmingham, AL


Cumulus Media is seeing an Assistant Program Director for a highly successful sports radio station.  Ideal candidates must have programming experience in sports or talk radio. Candidates should be well organized, self-motivated, have high energy and passion for radio, be effective multi-taskers and have a competitive attitude that drives them to win. They must possess great instincts for ‘good radio’ and an understanding of what drives content as well as audience engagement. They must understand how to develop segments for air, and how to brand and image a station successfully. They should welcome the opportunity to work with air talent on a regular basis.   The candidate must also understand new content curation techniques and implementation such as (but not limited to) social media, podcasting, and digital content.


An understanding of Nielsen ratings methodology and how to increase ratings by identifying and creating great content, supporting that content through TSL/formatic elements, audience recycling and effective cross promotion are all keys.


This position requires on air work either as a show producer, host or other support role in addition to APD duties. This position is a great opportunity for any person looking to gather all the skills necessary to become a program director of their own station.


What We Offer:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Collaborative and creative work environment
  • Tools, resources and coaching to succeed
  • Opportunity for career progression and professional growth
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance package
  • 401K with company match to plan for the long term
  • Vacation & Holidays
  • Cumulus offers an opportunity to embark on a career with the fastest growing media company in the U.S.  
  • Recognition and reward for outstanding performance.



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