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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.


Executive Morning Show Producer

Department: Programming
Location: Knoxville, TN

CUMULUS MEDIA | Knoxville, TN is offering a rare opportunity for an experienced Executive Morning Show Producer for “Today’s Best Country 107.7 WIVK” Tony and Kris.

Who We Are:

At Cumulus Media Knoxville (WIVK-FM, WOKI-FM, WNML AM-FM) 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.

Responsibilities:

This is a key position in our programming department that comes with the following responsibilities:

  • Live management and radio board operation production of the show’s daily moment to moment content, sound and presentation when needed
  • Creation and updating of all ‘in show’ and ‘out of show’ imaging, produced teases/promos and production elements that support both the morning show and station contesting, promotions and imaging campaigns
  • Managing the show’s daily digital content with regards to relevance, creativity and tune-in messaging, 7 days a week, on our website, texting and social media platforms
  • Manage and grow the show’s brand through video and launch of a show podcast
  • Actively participate in the development of daily content
  • Organize and document daily pre show, post-show and afternoon planning meetings
  • Attend meetings with the station’s program director to ensure content, tactical plans and image are consistent with the station’s overall strategy
  • Attending promotion, sales and station planning meetings to represent the show and provide clear communication between all
  • Create and maximize revenue opportunities
  • Being present when the show is on the air and on location
  • Design and manage a system for archiving audio, show content, digital content
  • Tactical planning for future shows, immediate opportunities, artist/celebrity interviews
  • Collaborate with show hosts and station program director to ensure that the show’s structure and content is being presented in the strongest way possible for maximum ratings growth

Qualifications:

This position requires a high level of organization, planning and communication skills. An advanced understanding of programming strategy with regards to diary measurement is a must. Critical skill sets required for this opening include:

  • Ability to edit/produce audio work efficiently yet creatively both during the show and after
  • Ability to create, post, schedule, manage, curate and monitor the show’s presence on our website and multiple social media platforms
  • Dynamic communication skills and a positive proactive attitude, as you will represent the show throughout the station including interaction with our sales, promotions, engineering and programming departments as well as the country music, concert and advertising industries
  • Ability to manage and complete multiple ongoing tasks in a deadline driven environment
  • Flawless live audio board operation

The successful candidate knows we work in the entertainment business and takes pride in the success of their air talent. Using your skills, our well-equipped studios, your strategic thinking and creative abilities to constantly put the show in a position to succeed is what this position is all about. If you understand leadership from a support position we’d like to hear from you today.

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 visit www.cumulus.com/work-here/

For more information about CUMULUS MEDIA, visit our website at: https://www.cumulus.com

CUMULUS MEDIA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Cumulus is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)

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