Cumulus is looking for a dynamic Air Personality and Music Director for KKND (106.7 The Krewe)/New Orleans.
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, celebrity interviews and production elements. Daily commercial production is required. 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.
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
Music scheduling and playlist coordination with Program Director.
Video editing and Photoshop/graphic creation
Great with phones/interacting with callers, interviewing artists/guests 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
Commercial Production; create killer endorsement ads – both on air and online – for mutually agreed upon products
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
Performs additional duties in small stations, such as production, assisting program director, operating radio transmitter or writing advertising copy.
3 + years of Full-Time On-Air experience with successful ratings history preferred
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
Demonstrated creativity and imagination
Can work well in a team environment; collaborative
Audio demo of on-air interviews, commentary, announcements, etc. must be added to online profile/application