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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 433 owned-and-operated stations broadcasting in 88 U.S. 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 Radio Station Group and Westwood One platforms make CUMULUS MEDIA one of the few media companies that can provide advertisers with national reach and local impact. The Cumulus Radio Station Group and Westwood One are the exclusive radio broadcast partners 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, 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 www.cumulusmedia.com.


Midday On-Air Host / Promotions Director – 98.9 Magic FM/KKMG-FM

Department: Programming
Location: Colorado Springs, CO

Cumulus Media | Colorado Springs is looking for an experienced On-Air Midday / Promotions Director to coordinate and implement on and off-air promotions and events in order to promote the stations’ image and presence in the marketplace to our primary demographic while maintaining a winning onsite image. This position requires a high degree of organizational skills, attention to detail, time management, a personal disposition that works well with creative co-workers in both programming and sales and most importantly, has a passion for radio.

Who We Are:

  1. | Colorado Springs currently features 6 stations in the Colorado Springs area and surrounding counties. Our stations include: 98.9 Magic FM (CHR), 92.9 Peak FM (AC), 95.1 Nash FM (Country), 98.1 KKFM (Classic Rock), Xtra Sports 1300 (Sports Talk), 740 KVOR (News Talk). The cluster of 6 stations reaches thousands of listeners on a daily basis.

Responsibilities include 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. Daily commercial production is required. 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:

  • 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
  • Live Broadcasts and station appearances, whether paid or unpaid
  • Ensures logged commercials, promotions, sweepers and any other programming element essential to the station's operations are aired
  • Create and execute promotional events and contests within departmental budget
  • Negotiate and purchase collateral and other promotional items
  • Develop strategic relationships with entertainment and event venues to benefit the stations
  • Coordinate and draft all sales and station promotions from conception to facilitation
  • Contests, giveaways, station websites and on-site events and appearances including paid client events and charity endeavors including maintaining and building those relationships.

Qualifications:

  • 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
  • Ability to multi-task and handle pressures and deadlines
  • Must possess valid state driver’s license
  • Computer literacy in Photoshop, HTML, Microsoft Office including PowerPoint, vPromotions and WordPress.
  • Understanding of stations’ programming strategies
  • Problem-solving ability and skill in prioritizing
  • 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
  • Can work well in a team environment; collaborative

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 email your resume and aircheck to Program Director, Rex.Long@cumulus.com and visit www.cumulus.com/work-here/ No phone calls please

For more information about Cumulus Media, Inc., visit our website at: https://www.cumulus.com

Cumulus Media, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Cumulus is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)

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