On Air Talent

Location
West Babylon, New York
Salary
competitive
Posted
Jan 18, 2019
Function
Production
Specialty
News & Journalism
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Full Time
Cox Media Group Long Island’s WBLI, Long Island’s #1 for All the Hits, is looking for our next star on-air personality.  This full-time air talent position includes a mix of “live” and “pre-recorded” (tracked vs. live) air shifts to host the music format and communicate to the listeners - key product details and promotions as outlined by the station’s Strategic Action Plan and format clock outline. This position will require some station event attendance, promotions, sales remotes etc.  Full time airshift is Monday-Friday during “PM Drive”, with 3 additional weekend airshifts per month.


 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:



  •  Live air shift as scheduled by Supervisor

  • Voice track automation of pre-recorded air shifts

  • Build a strong brand on social media platforms

  • Station event appearances as scheduled to include: station concerts for the purpose of handing out station promotional items, directing listener questions at booth, assisting programming and promotions staff with giveaway execution and distribution

  • In-house commercial production and voice over assignments

  • Attending station programming meetings, training (per request), and station staff meetings (as needed)

  • Be available for scheduled air check review sessions for monitoring personality’s performance and coaching of on-air presentation and techniques and suggestions

  • Miscellaneous other duties upon request
Qualifications:Minimum Qualifications for Consideration:



  • Maestro and Adobe 3.0 knowledge is essential

  • Promo Suite knowledge helpful

  • Minimum of two years on-air experience

  • Strong social media skills

  • Requires good typing skills

  • Requires excellent communication skills

  • Requires good interpersonal skills


Experience and Education:



  • Four (4) year college degree preferred, but not required.

  • Minimum of two (2) years on-air radio experience

  • Necessary Language Skills:

  • Able to communicate in English

Physical Demands:



  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to handle, or feel objects; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop; kneel; or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

Other:



  •  Reliable mode of transportation

 


About Cox Media Group

 

Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers, and digital sites.  Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. The company also offers a full suite of local and regional advertising services through its Local Solutions and Ideabar businesses. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly across all platforms.  For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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