On Air Talent (Part Time) - Long Island Radio in West Babylon, NY at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 11/7/2022

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Job Summary

Cox Media Group Long Island Radio is looking for part time On-Air Talent!

Is a control room your natural environment? Can you be the calm in the middle of a storm? Were you born to be on air? On Air Talent brings our shows to life, creates a connection with viewer and keeps them coming back day after day.

Cox Media Group has an openings for part time On-Air Hosts.  We’re looking for talent to put on a show, not just an air-shift.  The ideal candidate can easily connect with people on-air, in person and on social media. Individuals applying for this position must possess a strong work ethic, be a team player, be able to work within format parameters to maximize ratings and revenue success, and be able to relate to the lifestyle that is Long Island.  You should be a great story teller, understand the concept of forward momentum in a PPM world, be immersed in pop-culture, be active and forward thinking with social media and video, and have the ability to effectively tease and deliver on compelling content with great pacing and timing.

Please upload your Intro Video or link to your Instagram via Drop Box when submitting your application! 

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Show prep, including format related content, pop-culture content and local content; writing and posting web and social media content; writing and delivering commercial or personal endorsement content.
  • Hosting regular air shifts, plus other voice-tracked shifts as assigned. 
  • Duties include working closely with program director to develop relatable content, execute format, and deliver ratings goals.
  • Control board operation, including editing phone bits, interviews and other audio.
  • Remotes and appearances at station or life group functions, as assigned.
  • Work with sales and promotions to maximize revenue opportunities, including promotions and personal endorsements.

 

 

What we look for

WHAT YOU WILL BRING:

  • Minimum 1 year on-air experience, with Top 40 radio format experience preferred.
  • Strong on-air presence.  Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
  • Track record of success in ratings and revenue.
  • Experience operating all on-air and production equipment.
  • Experience with audio software editing products (Adobe Audition, etc.
  • Computer skills for audio delivery and automation systems (Wide Orbit, Audiovault, etc.), word processing, audio editing and web/social media.
  • Available as needed, including nights, weekends, etc., when required.
  • MUST be social media savvy, ready to hit the Long Island scene and execute a PPM-friendly and engaging radio show.

WHAT WE OFFER YOU: WHY YOU SHOULD WORK AT CMG

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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