Morning Show Co-Host in Atlanta, GA at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 1/9/2021

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Job Summary

Description:

Cox Media Group Atlanta is looking for an exceptional on-air talent to co-host morning on our Urban AC  – Kiss 104.1 (WALR).   The ideal candidate will live and breathe the Urban AC format / lifestyle and must generate terrific content on air and on social that speaks to our audience.   The candidate should excel in all areas of social media / digital including Facebook, Instagram etc.   The morning co-host will be compelling, talented, professional and understand how to create great radio in a PPM-friendly environment.

 

Applicants should have at least five years of on air experience, understand PPM audience measurement, FCC rules and regulations, and will have the proven ability to work hand-in-hand with the sales, promotions, digital and production departments.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Work with morning show talent to execute an entertaining and engaging live and local morning show on Kiss 104.1.
  • Create compelling social media and digital content for the station’s various channels (Facebook, Instagram, app, website etc.)
  • Contribute content to morning show prep
  • Repurpose content for social media, website
  • Gather information, prepare and deliver hourly news updates on-air each morning
  • Act as a brand ambassador for Kiss 104.1 in the community – appearing at various events for the programming and sales departments.
  • Assist the program director with various tasks including music scheduling, writing imaging, copywriting etc.

 

 

What we look for

Qualifications:

  • Prefer 5 years of on-air experience with at least 3 years’ experience in a top 50 PPM market.
  • Track record of PPM / Urban radio ratings success.
  • Proven ability to engage with listeners on social media.
  • Proven ability to work well with the sales department and clients helping to drive revenue through excellent personal appearances and commercial endorsements.
  • Experience voicing and creating commercial production.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
  • Some experience writing and delivering news, sports, and weather.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Computer skills for audio delivery and automations systems, such as WideOrbit, Adobe Audition etc.
  • Extensive digital experience with station web sites, social media, and mobile.
  • Available as needed, including nights, weekends, and holidays.

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