Cumulus Medias Dallas location is offering a great opportunity for an Afternoon Producer for legendary News/Talk 820AM WBAP. Our ideal candidate knows how to get the best out of a talk show talent, how to assist in prepping a show to find the various angles on the hits of the day. This person should be digitally and social media savvy, and be able to adapt to breaking news situations, be highly organized and have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
Who we are:
Cumulus Media Dallas currently features 7 stations in the Dallas/Ft. Worth metro area: KTCK 1310 The Ticket, KPLX 99.5 The Wolf, KSCS 96.3 New Country, KESN 103.3 ESPN, WBAP 820 News/Talk, KLIF-AM 570 News/Talk, & KLIF-FM Hot 93.3. At Cumulus Dallas 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.
Cumulus owns and operates 440 radio stations in 90 U.S. markets, as well as Westwood One Networks, serving over 80,000 stations worldwide. Over 245 million people per week engage with a Cumulus or Westwood One asset making it an exciting and unique career opportunity! We are constantly creating new windows for success and strive to provide world class tools to help you succeed and reach your full potential as an employee. More recently, Cumulus is the proud creator of NASH - an exciting new lifestyle and entertainment brand targeting over 90 million country music fans nationwide.
Cumulus Media Dallas is seeking an experienced Afternoon News Producer for WBAP-AM Programming. Candidates for this position must possess the following skill sets:
Must have at least two years of experience as a talk producer.
Individual will book relevant and topical guests for live interview segments.
Individual will assist host in preparation and laying out a PPM friendly program.
Individual will screen calls for program.
Individual will be required to produce digital and social media content.
Individual must be aware of current events/breaking news stories.
Familiarity with digital audio editing software required.
Preferred experience in running a board and familiarity with OpX.
Individual may be called upon to assist Program Director in other duties such as oversight of board-operators, scheduling etc.
Strong computer skills and working knowledge of standard text and audio editing.
Ability to multi-task and change course during a live talk show.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Good at problem solving and prioritizing.
Great team player
What we Offer:
Cumulus offers an opportunity to embark on a career with the fastest growing media company in the U.S.
Recognition and reward for outstanding performance.
Competitive pay and the ability to increase income.
Benefits, vacation, and paid holidays offered for all full time employees.
Benefits include: Medical, dental, vision, Health Savings Account with company match, 401K with company match, and Life and Disability coverage.