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CUMULUS MEDIA (NASDAQ: CMLS) is a leading audio-first media and entertainment company delivering premium content to over a quarter billion consumers every month — wherever and whenever they want it. CUMULUS MEDIA engages listeners with high-quality local programming through 428 owned-and-operated stations across 87 markets; delivers nationally-syndicated sports, news, talk, and entertainment programming from iconic brands including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, the Olympics, the GRAMMYs, the American Country Music Awards, and many other world-class partners across nearly 8,000 affiliated stations through Westwood One, the largest audio network in America; and offers listeners a dynamic network of popular podcasts that define culture with original content and commentary on today’s world. CUMULUS MEDIA provides advertisers with local impact and national reach through on-air, digital, mobile, and voice-activated media solutions, as well as access to integrated digital marketing services, powerful influencers, and live event experiences. CUMULUS MEDIA is the only audio media company to provide marketers with local and national advertising performance guarantees. For more information visit

Program Director - 24/7 Country

Department: Programming
Location: Centennial, CO

CUMULUS MEDIA | Westwood One| New York, NY is looking for a Program Director for the 24/7 Country formats.  The Program Director will work directly with the VP/GM of Network Formats and be responsible for the programming of multiple Country formats on different delivery platforms, including: Mainstream Country, Hot Country, Nash Icon, Real Country, Classic Country and The Lia Show.  In this unique position the Program Director must be able to think, manage and program on a national level that also must work on the local level for affiliates.  The Program Director will also manage the Program Operation Manager, Music Directors and Music Schedulers.        

Key Responsibilities:

  • Day-to-day operations of delivering 24/7 programming to Westwood One Country affiliates. 
  • Effectively manage, coach, direct, develop and motivate over 50 Westwood One and Cumulus on-air talent
  • Oversee music databases as well as attending weekly music meetings
  • Music scheduling for at least one format
  • Fill-in on-air when needed
  • Advising, guiding and assisting 24/7 format affiliates 


  • Minimum 3 Year’s programming and music scheduling experience, preferably in the Country format
  • Knowledge of music scheduling and automation systems (Stratus and OpX a plus)

Excellent team leadership and communication skills

  • Ability to multi-task working with multiple formats and platforms
  • Strong technical (computer, multiple delivery platform systems) skills
  • Strategic and technical problem solver, both internally and externally for affiliates

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

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

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