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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

Production Director

Department: Production/Creative
Location: Detroit, MI


The Power of Radio is hiring!

Cumulus Media’s Detroit location is offering a rare opportunity at WDRQ/NASH FM 93.1 to join programming department. We are looking for a creative, innovative self-starter who can lead our radio production department to the next level.


Who we are:

Cumulus Detroit currently features 4 stations in the Detroit metro area. WJR-AM, WDRQ-FM, WDRQ-HD2, and WDVD-FM and the most recognized call letters in Detroit, reach well over a million listeners on a daily basis. At Cumulus Detroit 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.


Our Opportunity:


  • Oversee the day-to day workflow of the production department.
  • Schedule, coordinate and produce advertising spots with clients, sales, and programming staff.
  • Copywriting
  • Work with Creative Director to produce high-end radio campaigns.
  • Voice selected spots when needed.
  • Able to take direction and flawlessly execute game plan
  • Access traffic and processes to maximize efficiency.
  • Assure production is complete on a timely basis to help Traffic Manager and Continuity Director to develop daily logs.
  • Obtain air-checks for spots, promotional announcements, live liners and jock talk; and record endorsement spots for on air talent.


  • High level of proficiency of non-linear editing; Adobe Audition a plus.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience.
  • Ability to break down a script and make it come to life through creative sound design, ability to choose and direct voiceover talent and the understanding of proper music selection.
  • Dynamic communication skills.
  • Able to take direction and flawlessly execute game plan
  • Great team player

  • Ability to manage and complete multiple ongoing tasks in a deadline driven environment.

  • Flawless production skills.



What we Offer:

  • 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.

  • Competitive pay and the ability to increase income.

  • Benefits, vacation, and paid holidays offered for all full time employees.

  • Benefits include: Medical, dental, vision, Health Savings Account with company match, 401K with company match, and Life and Disability coverage.


Cumulus is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Please submit cover letter, resume, air check, & programming philosophies.


For immediate consideration, please complete the application process at


No phone calls Please.


Cumulus is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)

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