On Air Talent - WEDR Afternoon Show


Hollywood, FL, US, 33020

Location: FL-Miami

Job Title:  On Air Talent - WEDR Afternoon Show


Position Overview

WEDR Miami Radio has an opening for full-time Afternoon Show On-Air Talent! We’re looking for a dynamic talent to complement the existing morning show team of personalities. 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, and be able to work within format parameters to maximize ratings and revenue success. You should be a great storyteller, have a quick wit, 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!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • 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 Director of Branding and Programming 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

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum 1-year on-air experience, with Urban radio format experience preferred
  • 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, 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 Miami scene and execute a PPM-friendly and engaging radio show

About Cox Media Group
CMG Media Corporation (d/b/a Cox Media Group) is an industry-leading media company with unparalleled brands, award-winning content, and exceptional team members. CMG provides valuable local and national journalism and entertainment content to the people and communities it serves. The company's businesses encompass 14 high-quality, market-leading television brands in 9 markets; 49 top-performing radio stations delivering multiple genres of content in 10 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. For more information about CMG, visit www.coxmediagroup.com

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