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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.


Traffic Reporter

Department: Programming
Location: Detroit, MI

Role: Traffic Reporter – Full Time

Department: On-Air

Cumulus Media | Detroit is looking for a dynamic WJR-AM Traffic Reporter.

Who We Are: Cumulus | Detroit currently features 3 stations in Southeastern Michigan. Our stations include: 760 WJR-AM News/Talk, Hot AC, 96-3 WDVD and Country Nash 93-1.

Responsibilities include producing and delivering on air traffic reports during the morning hours and occasionally other times of the day or week. Some interaction with the talent is possible so the ability to make intelligent brief conversation is important. 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 and deliver multiple traffic and/or weather reports per hour.
  • Deliver sponsor messages attached to traffic/weather reports with conviction and excitement.
  • Interact with the talent as needed by the talent.
  • Participate in the sales process by meeting or speaking with advertising partners and potential partners as needed by the sales department.
  • Daily social media engagement; website and digital content generation as directed by the M.I.D. Director
  • 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
  • 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

Qualifications:

  • 3 + years of Full-Time On-Air experience
  • Experience producing and presenting on air traffic reports a plus
  • 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
  • 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

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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