On Air Talent (Part-Time) in Athens, GA at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 10/9/2021

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Job Summary

Cox Media Group Athens has an opening for a part time On-Air Talent. We’re looking for talent to put on a compelling show, not just an air-shift.  The ideal candidate can easily connect with people on-air, in person and on social media with compelling content. Individuals applying for this position must possess a strong work ethic, be a team player, be able to work within format parameters to maximize engagement and revenue success, and be able to relate to the lifestyle that is North Georgia.  You should be a great storyteller, be immersed in pop-culture, be active and forward thinking with social media and video, and have the ability to effectively tease and deliver quality content.  

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.


  • Duties include operating audio controls and digital computer cart system, screening phone calls, and running live and recorded talk shows, sports programming and music operations for a variety of shifts 
  • Responsible for maintaining transmitter status of multiple sites, coordination of newscasts, recording and playback of remote broadcasts and audio routing for remote broadcasts and network studio events 
  •   Cover on-air shifts within our cluster of stations when needed. 



What we look for


  • Computer skills for audio delivery and automation systems are preferred, but not required (Wide Orbit, Adobe Audition, ProTools, VoxPro etc.), word processing, audio editing and web/social media.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Availability for hours that vary and could include nights and weekends, etc.

  • Social media savvy and can engage the format audience lifestyle both on and off the air. 

  • Previous news/on-air experience preferred but not required.


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