Effective October 1, 2021, all newly hired CMG employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date. CMG will provide reasonable accommodations as required by law for individuals unable to be vaccinated due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.

On Air Talent (Part-Time) in Tampa, FL at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 5/28/2022

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Job Summary

Cox Media Group has an opening for a Part-Time On-Air Host.  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 Tampa Bay.  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 include your Air Check Package with 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 Tampa Bay 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.

We provide valuable local content to viewers in the communities we serve through our 33 high-quality, market-leading television stations in 20 markets, 53 top-performing radio stations delivering all genres of content in 11 markets, and numerous streaming and digital platforms. Our portfolio includes primary affiliates of ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, and MyNetworkTV, as well as several valuable news and independent stations. We also offer a full suite of national, regional, local, and digital advertising services with CMG Local Solutions, CoxReps and Gamut.

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 flexible time-off programs.

We promote the safety and well-being of our employees by requiring that all newly hired CMG employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date. CMG will provide reasonable accommodations as required by law for individuals unable to be vaccinated due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. 

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!

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