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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

Department: Programming
Location: Providence, RI

Cumulus Media | (Providence) is searching for an experienced Program Director. Cumulus Providenceís heritage Adult Contemporary station - WWLI-FM Lite Rock 105 - has a rare opening for a Program Director position. Our next WWLI PD needs to be highly focused and driven to keep Lite Rock #1 rank and lead our talented group of professionals toward continued success. Our previous PD is moving within the company and the internal move created this amazing opportunity. Cumulus Providence has the tools and support team in place to execute the game plan for success; we need YOU to help craft our stationís future.

Cumulus Media | (Providence) currently features 5 stations in the Providence metro area. WPRO-AM, WPRO-FM, Lite Rock 105, Hot 106 and WPRV-AM. Our stations reach hundreds of thousands of listeners on a weekly basis. At Cumulus Providence 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.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Create, implement, and manage the overall sound of the station.
  • Successfully coach, direct, develop, appraise and motivate on-air talent to maximize their performance
  • Deliver unique content that attracts the target demo, builds ratings and grows terrestrial and digital audience
  • Work closely with marketing team to develop contests, promotions and big events
  • Design the imaging, music, brand, and standards of Lite Rock 105 through all distribution channels
  • Work collaboratively with the sales team to develop and enhance client relationships and revenue
  • Ensure operation of station in accordance with FCC regulations and policies
  • Operate (as needed) control board, remote broadcasting and other related production equipment as well as music scheduling software


  • Minimum 3 yearsí of successful programming experience in a PPM market preferred
  • Strong social and digital experience
  • Savvy computer skills and proficiency with research and music scheduling
  • Ability to multi-task and the discipline to focus on what is the highest and best use of your time
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with air staff, departments and clients
  • Creative and strategic problem solver
  • A strong understanding of PPM / Nielsen Ratings and ability to interpret various kinds of research
  • Deep knowledge of music, pop culture and current events and how they relate to the stationís target demo

What we offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • Collaborative and creative work environment
  • Tools, resources and coaching to succeed
  • Opportunity for career progression and professional growth
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance package
  • 401K with company match to plan for the long term
  • Paid Vacation & Holidays

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For more information about Cumulus Media, Inc., visit our website at:††

Cumulus Media, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

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