POSTING DATE:   July 21, 2017
JOB#:   9-17
JOB TITLE:   WKRQ On Air Talent
COMPANY:   WKRQ-FM, Programming
SCHEDULE:  

Live on air Monday through Friday from 7pm to Midnight. Other hours required.

STATUS:   Full Time, Salaried
 
QUALIFICATIONS:


Send your: MP3 aircheck, video clips, social media links to: patti@wkrq.com   



Do you function better in the evening? In a National Sleep Foundation poll, 37% of males and 44% of females reported being an “owl,” or evening person. If you’re a night owl and want to host your own radio show on the legendary Q102 in Cincinnati, Ohio than we want to hear or see you in action. This is a multi-media position, where you will incorporate an on-air radio program with social media, video, web and audio elements.



Live on air Monday through Friday from 7pm to Midnight. 


  • Two years’ experience preferred
  • Ability to establish listener motivation and loyalty in the target demographic.
  • Ability to conduct on-air interview and interact with callers.
  • Good conversationalist, well-read, knowledgeable and articulate in dealing with current affairs;
  • Ability to enunciate clearly and interpret and read copy fluently.
  • Ability to operate all mechanical functions of preparing and delivering an on-air performance, including the recording, editing and playback of listener telephone calls; the preparation of recorded "bits" and other show elements; the operation of the control room console and studio equipment.
  • Ability to write and create commercial production, voiceovers and imaging as needed.
  • Possess thorough knowledge and understanding of FCC rules and regulations which pertain to announcers, particularly but not limited to Sections d 315, 217 and 508.
  • Ability and willingness to be coached and directed by Program Director, Assistant Program Director or Consultant.
  • Project an appropriate professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Ability to work in compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Ability to function in a team environment.
  • Ability to work established schedule and other hours as needed.
 
DUTIES:


POSITION SUMMARYCreates and performs live broadcasts that are entertaining and informative, that project the Company's desired on-air image, and that achieve maximum audience acceptance and ratings.  Works closely with the programming and sales teams to grow the Company's revenue and on-air and digital audience.


  • Plan, prepare and deliver live and recorded program content for assigned station in an entertaining and professional manner in a style consistent with the appropriate station format.
  • Preparation of online blogs and similar social media activities on behalf of the Stations; the creation of podcasts or videos or both for online distribution, and participation in, and use of, various digital media platforms.
  • Ensure that all program content complies with FCC Rules and Regulations.
  • Promote the Company and Clients of the Company by making live appearances at public or private events and performing remote broadcasts.
  • Maintains and builds a positive cooperative attitude within the station and a strong personal community involvement.
  • Other duties as assigned.
 
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:


Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. The Company will make reasonable physical accommodations to facilitate the ability to perform essential job functions.


WKRQ-FM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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     2060 Reading Road
     Cincinnati, OH 45202

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