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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

AM Program Director

Department: Programming
Location: Bloomington, IL

Cumulus Media Bloomington, IL has a unique opportunity for an experienced Program Director for WJBC- AM 1230. You will be responsible for all aspects of programming including; scheduling, managing on-air staff, imaging, station strategy, developing revenue generating promotions, social media and promotions. The opportunity also provides a daily showcase of your talents on-air on WJBC-AM.

Candidates must have a track record of success. Digital and social strategies must be as engaging as on-air tactics and execution. The best candidates will be detail oriented with the ability to multi-task and react in a calm and decisive way when dealing with challenging situations. Excellent writing and production skills to image and brand your stations are essential. People skills and the ability to work closely with talent, department heads and a talented sales team are critical.

Qualifications / Requirements

  • Strong organizational and computer skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good at problem solving and prioritizing
  • Able to take direction and flawlessly execute game plan
  • 1 year previous on-air experience
  • 1 year previous experience as Program Director or Assistant Program Director

About Cumulus Media

A leader in the radio broadcasting industry, Cumulus Media (NASDAQ:CMLS) combines high-quality local programming with iconic, nationally syndicated media, sports and entertainment brands to deliver premium content choices to the 245 million people reached each week through its 453 owned-and-operated stations broadcasting in 90 US media markets (including eight of the top 10), more than 8,200 broadcast radio stations affiliated with its Westwood One network and numerous digital channels.

Together, the Cumulus/Westwood One platforms make Cumulus Media one of the few media companies that can provide advertisers with national reach and local impact. Cumulus/Westwood One is the exclusive radio broadcast partner to some of the largest brands in sports, entertainment, news, and talk, including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, the Olympics, the GRAMMYs, the Academy of Country Music Awards, the American Music Awards, the Billboard Music Awards, Westwood One News, and more. Additionally, it is the nation's leading provider of country music and lifestyle content through its NASH brand, which serves country fans nationwide through radio programming, exclusive digital content, and live events.

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

- Vacation & Holidays to enjoy the fruits of your labor

For immediate consideration, please complete the application process at and upload mp3s samples.

Cumulus is an EEO company.

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