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About CUMULUS MEDIA 

 

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.


Assistant Program Director - Columbia, MO

Department: Programming
Location: Columbia, MO

Assistant Program Director

Cumulus Media in Columbia, Missouri is looking for an Assistant Program Director for its seven station cluster that serves all of Mid-Missouri. From the state’s flagship university in Columbia, to the state capital of Jefferson City, Lake of the Ozarks, and all of MidMO, this group of legendary stations has an enormous impact on Missouri’s great listeners.

 

The Cumulus stations based in Columbia and Jefferson City include:

  • KPLA - the region’s heritage AC station and a consistent top performer
  • KOQL – a market-leading CHR with twenty years of heritage
  • KBXR – a unique AAA station that thrives in a progressive college town like Columbia
  • KFRU – Columbia’s heritage News-Talk station. 2019 is KFRU’s 94th anniversary.
  • KBBM – our NASH FM station is a fast growing, vital part of our market
  • KLIK – our heritage News-Talk station serving the state capital, Jefferson City
  • KJMO – Jefferson City’s Classic Hits Station

 

As the APD, you will work closely with the Operations Manager to ensure the smooth day-to-day operation of the cluster. Duties will include production, imaging, on-air shifts, programming of the automation system, running special programming, and significant interaction with the Program Directors, traffic, sales, and promotions.
 

We would like to talk to professionals with at least five years of on-air experience and a history of increasing responsibilities. You must have the have the technical savvy, and attention to detail that allows you to help keep the stations running with a high degree of precision. You must possess excellent oral and written communications skills, and a proven ability to collaborate with internal and external contacts. A track record of great collaboration with station management, sales and promotions is a must. If that’s you, let us know.


About Columbia Columbia is great place to work and live! If you would thrive around a vibrant music and arts scene, SEC sports, great parks and an amazing trail system, you’ll love Columbia. You’ll be surrounded by an awesome team, work in great facilities, have all the tools for success, and work for a great company that will mentor you.

 

About Cumulus

A leader in the Radio Broadcasting industry, Cumulus Media 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 452 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 both 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 GRAMMY's. 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 concerts, licensed products and television / video.


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

Cumulus is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For immediate consideration, please complete the application process at http://www.cumulus.com/careers/

Cumulus is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)

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