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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.


Program Director

Department: Programming
Location: Topeka, KS

Cumulus Media Topeka is searching for a program director for our legendary rock station V100. The program director is responsible for maximizing revenue opportunities, while super-serving listeners to drive ratings.

Who We Are:

Cumulus Media Topeka is home to six radio stations serving Northeast Kansas - Majic 107.7, V100, 99.3 The Eagle, 1029 Nash Icon, 1440 KMAJ and 1490 KTOP. Our stations broadcast the Kansas City Chiefs, Kansas Jayhawks, Topeka Pilots hockey and area High School sports. At Cumulus Topeka we strive to hire passionate, resourceful, problem solvers who have the ability to drive the evolving, diverse culture of the Power of Radio to success.

The best candidate will be detail oriented, organized, and calm in difficult situations and will be a positive force within the building, as well as in the community. Looking for a candidate with prior experience as a program director.

Responsibilities:

  • Daily on-air shift
  • Creating live event and on-air sponsorships alongside sales team to optimize revenue
  • Driving ratings and revenue
  • Writing and producing promos and liners
  • Writing live liners / promo copy for air staff
  • Brainstorming and execution of promotions that drive listenership and revenue
  • Execution of plan to grow web traffic and grow social media presence and engagement
  • Maintaining web site and actively engaging on multiple social channels
  • Merging and editing daily logs
  • Scheduling daily music logs
  • Voice production as needed
  • Regular air checks of on-air talent
  • Building brand awareness and good-will in Topeka and surrounding communities
  • Oversight of station affidavits
  • Embracing our affiliation with the Kansas City Chiefs
  • Monthly Ando Media Exclusions
  • Weekly programming reports and weekly programming con-calls
  • Monitoring stream quality and creating stream fill content
  • Commercial discrepancy forms
  • Station remotes and appearances

What We Offer
Competitive compensation
Collaborative and creative work environment
Tools, resources and coaching to succeed
Opportunity for career advancement and professional growth
Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance package with HSA and company match
401K with company match to plan for the long term
Vacation & Holidays to enjoy the fruits of your labor

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