Morning Show Anchor - WHIO Radio in Dayton, OH at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 11/7/2022

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Job Summary

Dayton's News and Talk, WHIO has an immediate opening for a Morning Show Anchor. You will join our award-winning Miami Valley’s Morning News team and be a critical on-air contributor to the product. You'll co-anchor our 4-hour live local morning news show. You will write and deliver news on weekday mornings. We are looking for someone that possesses a friendly and confident delivery that can engage in warm, conversational banter with the other members of the morning show team. This role has no authority or responsibility for the supervision or staff.  


  • Employee hours are from 3:00AM to 11:00AM Monday through Friday. 
  • Co-anchor during Miami Valley’s Morning News, our 4-hour live, local, news-oriented morning show. The show time is 5:00AM to 9:00AM 
  • Writes, stacks, pre-reads and edits news used on the air. This includes creating show rundown, writing and creating news stories. 
  • Demonstrates excellent writing skills (fair, balanced, clear, concise and correct). 
  • Demonstrates ability of self-directed story selection/writing/editing following management guidelines. 
  • Collaborates with reporters in other platforms to co-produce stories. 
  • Works to achieve goals listed in their Individual Development Plan. 
  • Ability to voice music programming voice tracks on other radio stations inside Ohio cluster. 



What we look for


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred. 
  • Education and experience in radio journalism is preferred. 
  • One year experience preferred (spot news/developing enterprise stories experience). 


CMG is an industry-leading media company with dominant brands, award-winning content, and exceptional people – and you could be one of them! We are a start-up built on a 100-year history of blazing trails in the world of media. Over that time, our skilled journalists and storytellers have covered war and peace, tragedies and celebrations, small moments, and global movements.  We are relying on our longstanding experience and entrepreneurial mentality to build a media company that is modern, agile, and uniquely positioned for the future.

CMG provides valuable local and national journalism and entertainment content to the people and communities it serves. The company's businesses include 14 high-quality, market-leading television brands in 9 markets; 54 top-performing radio stations delivering multiple genres of content in 11 markets; a Washington, DC news bureau; and numerous streaming and digital platforms. CMG's TV portfolio includes multiple primary affiliates of ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, Telemundo and MyNetworkTV, as well as several valuable news and independent stations.

We offer rewarding and challenging careers that encourage growth and development. We take care of our people with industry-leading total rewards offerings that includes medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and accident insurance as well as, a best-in-class wellness program, 401(k) matching and time-off programs.

CMG may require proof of COVID-19 vaccination upon hire or during employment as a term and condition of employment unless otherwise prohibited by applicable law.

If this description fits and CMG sounds like a company you want to work for, we’d love to have you join us. Apply today!

Cox Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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