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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.


Program Director

Department: Programming
Location: Colorado Springs, CO

CUMULUS MEDIA | Colorado Springs is searching for an experienced On-Air Program Director. Cumulus heritage Top 40 KKMG-FM has a rare opening for a Program Director position. Our new 98.9 Magic FM PD will be focused and driven to keep our #1 rank and lead our local and syndicated talent into a position to grow and succeed. Cumulus has the tools and team in place to help YOU to craft the next chapter for this legendary radio station.

CUMULUS Colorado Springs features 6 unique brands in Southern Colorado. Nash-FM, KCSF-AM, KKFM-FM, 98.9 Magic FM, 92.9 Peak FM and KVOR-AM.  These stations reach hundreds of thousands of listeners on a weekly basis. 

Key Responsibilities:

• Create, implement, and manage the imaging, music, and brand of 98.9 Magic FM.

• Coach, direct, develop, and motivate air talent to maximize their performance and appeal

• Deliver unique content that builds ratings and grows terrestrial and digital audience in the core demo

• Work closely with sales and marketing team to develop relationships contests, promotions and revenue

• Ensure operation of station in accordance with FCC regulations and policies

• Host on-air programming, both live and tracked.  Operate control board, remote broadcasting and other related production equipment as well as music scheduling software

Qualifications:

• Minimum 3 years’ of successful programming experience in a Nielsen rated 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

• Deep knowledge of music, pop culture and current events and how they relate to the 98.9 Magic FM target demo

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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