Morning Show Co-Host

  • Cumulus Media
  • Fort Walton Beach, FL, USA
  • Jun 18, 2020

Job Description

Cumulus Media | Fort Walton Beach is looking for a dynamic Morning Show Co-Host for 99ROCK-WKSM . 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, remotes and production are all a part of what we do, so show us what you’ve got. Cumulus | Fort Walton currently features 5 stations in the Fort Walton Beach-Destin area and surrounding counties. The cluster of 5 stations reaches thousands of listeners on a daily basis. Responsibilities include hosting or co-hosting shows that generate ratings by being entertaining, informative, community oriented and promoting the brand. Must have a deep understanding of how to craft an entertaining and unique show through creative ideas, segments, celebrity interviews and production elements. Daily commercial production is required. As an ambassador for Cumulus, participation in station and client events/remotes, connecting with the community and our listeners, building a relationship with clients through the sales team and networking within the market are paramount. Candidates must have unparalleled passion, work ethic and drive. 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 Live Broadcasts and station appearances, whether paid or unpaid Commercial Production as assigned. Endorsement ads, on air and online 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 within the entire operation, such as production, assisting program director or music director, writing advertising copy or creating social content Job Requirements Qualifications: 2 + years of Full-Time On-Air experience with successful ratings history required Strong production skills and knowledge of Op X, Adobe Audition, Cool Edit Pro and/or 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 Demonstrates upbeat personality, informative, entertaining and engaging on the air; able to relate to station audience Excellent verbal and written communication and editing skills; proficient in grammar; ability to make others feel comfortable and open up on air Can work well in a team environment; collaborative 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 Send samples of on-air, commercial production, links to social media and resume to and/or 225 NW Hollywood Blvd, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548, attention Chris Kellogg. For immediate consideration, please visit For more information about CUMULUS MEDIA, visit our website at: CUMULUS MEDIA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).