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iHeartMedia On-Air Personality/Program Director for WMT-AM/KXIC-AM in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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Job Summary:

This is high profile position for a talent with the passion and skills to live, breathe, and thrive on-air, on line, and in the community. You'll need to perform a high level on the air and be digitally savvy- social media influencers will go the front of the line. We are seeking applicants with the ability to create deep relationships with listeners, advertisers and staff. Ideal candidates must possess a strong work ethic, be a self-starter and highly organized with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities

• Oversee daily operations of our news/talk and sports stations.

• Performs daily afternoon show in the Country format.

• Establishes relationship with listeners by providing entertainment and/or information of interest consistent with format, genre, and targeted demographic audience.

• Interviews guests, moderates debates, converses with callers, and hosts live events.

• Adheres to all guidelines, policies and procedures of the station, iHeartMedia, the FCC and all other federal, state and local laws, including policies and procedures regarding indecency and obscenity.

• Prepares for an air shift using creativity, imagination and exercise of independent professional judgment in writing, producing, interviewing, taping or broadcasting on-air material.

• Ensures logged commercials, promotions and any other programming essential to the stations operation are aired.

• Maintains a website personality page.

• Participates in required station Programming, Promotions, and Sales staff meetings and events.

• Makes regular approved appearances at paid and non-paid station events; serves as ambassador for the radio station(s) when out in public.

• Executes only the interviews and events on air that are approved by Program Director; follows designated show format.

• Assists with voice over and production of paid and non-paid spots required to run on the station.

• Serves as primary creative voice and directs support staff of show.

• Researches and gains knowledge of subject matter that facilitates speaking extemporaneously and providing immediate non-scripted analysis/commentary.

• Finalizes content using digital audio editing software.

• Prepares written content, visual images, audio material and video footage for websites, blogs, or other social media platforms.

• Checks studio equipment for proper functioning and notifies Engineering of technical malfunctions affecting quality of the broadcast.

• Handles emergency inserts (e.g. news updates and breaking stories, emergencies, alert system tests, etc.); is on call for possible disasters, breaking news, or acts of nature.

Qualifications

• Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

• Proficient in media production and broadcast systems; familiar with NexGen, Vox Pro, and Pro Tools

• 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

• Able to maintain composure when faced with difficult situations and personalities

• Can work well in a team environment; collaborative

• Able to adapt to changes in schedules and maintain composure in a fast-paced environment with short deadlines

Work Experience

• 2+ years of full-time on-air radio experience required

• Audio demo of music shifts, plus on-air interviews, commentary, announcements, etc.

Education

• None required

Location

Cedar Rapids, IA: 600 Old Marion Road NE, 52402

Additional Locations

Position Type

Regular

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iHeartMedia is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month – we specialize in radio, digital, social, podcasts, influencers, data, and events across the nation and provide premier opportunities for advertisers.

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