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About CUMULUS MEDIA 

 

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 www.cumulusmedia.com.


On-Air Talk Show Host

Department: On-Air
Location: San Francisco, CA

Cumulus Media | San Francisco is looking for a dynamic On-Air Talk Show host for KGO-AM.  Our people work in a state-of-the-art facility, take pride in our community and value teamwork. If you can be informative, engaging, entertaining, focused, creative and most of all…have a passion for radio, we should talk. If you’re passionate, opinionated and love challenging the audience, show us what you’ve got.

Who We Are:

Cumulus | San Francisco is home to six of the Bay Area's favorite radio stations –KNBR 680 & 1050, KFOG, KSAN (107.7 The Bone), KGO, and KSFO. Our award-winning stations feature Rock on KFOG; Classic Rock on The Bone; Legendary News and Talk Programming on KGO & KSFO; and the best sports coverage and live broadcasts of the Giants and the 49ers on KNBR, The Sports Leader. At Cumulus San Francisco, 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, interviews and utilizing production elements. 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 
  • Be amazing while interacting with callers 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
  • If requested, act as a spokesperson for mutually agreed upon clients or businesses.
  • Voice other commercials as assigned
  • Handle emergency news updated in show if needed

Qualifications:

  • 3 + years of Full-Time On-Air experience with successful ratings history required
  • Production skills and knowledge Adobe Audition/Audacity recommended
  • 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,  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://www.cumulusmedia.com/work-here/

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).

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