On Air Talent - Tampa Radio in Tampa, FL at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 2/28/2023

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Job Summary

Cox Media Group – Tampa Radio is in search of dynamic On-Air Talent that will become Tampa Bay’s next multimedia superstar!  


This person should be a master content creator that can carry on a relatable, entertaining, and engaging conversation with our younger Millennial audience in a 360° world encompassing on-air, online, and on-site.  You’ll need to be creative with a strong work ethic and have the drive to create a one-on-one connection with our community (audience, partners, and clients) using social media like Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and more.  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 storyteller, 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 can effectively tease and deliver on compelling content with great pacing and timing. 



  • 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 daily on-air shifts, plus other voice-tracked shifts as assigned. 
  • Working closely with program director and strategic team to develop relatable content, execute format, and deliver ratings goals.
  • Monitor the music and commercial logs for the airshift
  • Ensure that promotions and contests are executed properly
  • 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.
  • Other duties as specified by management



What we look for


  • Minimum 3 year on-air experience, with Top 40 radio format experience preferred.
  • Must be an excellent and creative communicator that is a master of mass appeal pop culture content that can articulate in an entertaining and organic manner to a younger Millennial audience.
  • Must be knowledgeable and a fan of Top 40 music and have an understanding on how to relate it to the audience.
  • Must be collaborative and work closely with station management and peers, both as part of a collective on-air show and with other dayparts, on content strategy
  • Must have solid skills in audio production and have a strong working knowledge of using production and on-air studio equipment and software applications like Adobe Audition, Wide Orbit, VoxPro
  • Knowledge and adhere to all company policies and guidelines of station, company, and FCC.
  • 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. 


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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