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

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

STATUS:   Full Time, Salaried

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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.

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.

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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