On Air Co Host – Bloomington, IL

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WBWN-FM | Cumulus Media-Bloomington | http://www.cumulus.com

 

JOB DESCRIPTION
Cumulus Media | Bloomington, IL is looking for a dynamic WBWN FM On-Air (Co) Host. Our people work in a state-of-the-art facility, take pride in our community and value teamwork. If you can deliver lifestyle headlines, be focused, creative and multi-task and most of all…love radio, we should talk. Board work, social media, remotes and production are all a part of what we do, so show us what you’ve got.
Who We Are:
Cumulus/ Bloomington currently features 5 radio stations in Central Illinois: WJBC- AM/WBNQ-FM/WBWN-FM/ WJBC-FM and WJEZ-FM in Pontiac. At Cumulus Bloomington 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.
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 454 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 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 GRAMMYs. 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 Country Weekly magazine, concerts, licensed products and Television / video.
For more information about Cumulus Media, please visit www.cumulus.com
Key Responsibilities:
• Produce a compelling radio show by using creativity, imagination and exercise of independent professional judgment in writing, producing, interviewing, taping or broadcasting on-air content
• Great with phones/interacting with callers, interviewing artists/guests and hosting live events
• 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
• Assist in production and imaging of the station
• Live Broadcasts and station appearances, whether paid of unpaid
• Commercial Production; create killer endorsement ads – both on air and online – for mutually agreed upon products
• Voice other commercials as assigned
• Handles emergency news/weather in show; on call for weather disasters/breaking news
• Ensures logged commercials, promotions, sweepers and any other programming element essential to the station's operations are aired
• Performs additional duties in small stations, such as production, assisting program director or music director, operating radio transmitter or writing advertising copy. Plays music as specified by music director and music log
Qualifications:
• 2 + 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
• Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and social networking
• Strong knowledge of all FCC rules and regulations
• 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
• Pleasant, charismatic and well-controlled voice; excellent pronunciation
• Excellent verbal and written communication and editing skills; proficient in grammar; ability to make others feel comfortable and open up on air
• Demonstrated creativity and imagination
• Can work well in a team environment; collaborative
• Audio demo of on-air interviews, commentary, announcements, etc. must be added to online profile/application
What we offer:
• Competitive pay with uncapped earning potential
• A product that you can be passionate about selling
• Training equivalent to acquiring a Sales-MBA
• 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
For immediate consideration, please visit www.cumulus.com/work-here/
For more information about Cumulus Media, Inc., visit our website at: https://www.cumulus.com
Cumulus Media is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.
Cumulus is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
For immediate consideration, please visit www.cumulus.com/work-here/

 

ADDRESS
236 Greenwood Ave
Bloomington, IL, United States
61704