Morning Show On Air Co-Host

  • Cumulus Media
  • Lake Charles, LA, USA
  • Jun 18, 2020

Job Description

CUMULUS MEDIA | Lake Charles is looking for a dynamic Morning Show On-Air (Co)Host for KYKZ. 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, production and other duties are all a part of what we do, so show us what you’ve got. Who We Are: Cumulus Lake Charles currently features 6 stations in the Lake Charles metro area and surrounding parishes. KKGB, The Rock 101.3, KQLK Nash 97.9, KBIU Hot 103.3, KXZZ 1580am Sports Radio, KAOK 1400am Super Talk, and the most recognized call letters in Lake Charles, KYKZ, reach well over a million listeners on a daily basis. At Cumulus Lake Charles 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 include hosting or co-hosting shows that generate ratings by being entertaining, informative, community oriented and forwarding the brand. Must have a deep understanding of how to go beyond the latest news, headlines, and events to craft an entertaining and unique product. The candidate should be able to plan and produce a quality 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, worth 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 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 or 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 continuity, assisting program director, or music director, operating radio transmitter or writing advertising copy. Plays music as specified by music director and music log Job Requirements 3 + 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 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 https://cumulusmedia.jobs.net/ For more information about CUMULUS MEDIA, visit our website at: https://www.cumulusmedia.com/ CUMULUS MEDIA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).