On-Air Host - WCCO-AM Minneapolis

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Ref#: 33013
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Minneapolis, MN, US

Description:

News Talk 830 WCCO is looking for the next great host on Minnesota’s most trusted station.  As the voice of the Upper Midwest for almost a century, we’re looking for someone to help take us to the next 100 years.  If you’re a great storyteller with an engaging personality, great interviewing skills and the ability to be a Good Neighbor for everyone in our community, we’d like to hear from you.  We’re looking for entertaining and informative, NOT your political views.  News and information have long been part of the tradition here, but we want your ideas on how to appeal to the next generation of listeners.  For that reason, digital presence and growth will be critical. 

Responsibilities Include:

*Perform live broadcasts that are entertaining and informative.

*Communicate with producer, Director of Content and Brand Manager to ensure program goals are met.

*Assist the show producer with daily strategies, story angles, guest ideas and acquisition.

*Interact with the audience on social media daily.

*Maintain strong contacts and relationships with a variety of types of community leaders.

*Create daily content for website and social media channels.

*Prepare and research for broadcasts.

*Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with sales staff and advertisers.

*Protect the station’s FCC license.

*Monitor the shows and commercial logs for the airshift.

*Ensure that contests and promotions are executed properly.

*Cross-promotion of other station shows, and on and off air special events.

*Make personal appearances at station events and remote broadcasts.

*Writing skills for digital content a plus.

*Other duties as required by management.


Qualifications:

Requirements:

*Synergy with co-workers.

*Must be an excellent communicator with strong creative skills.

*Knowledge of the format and audience.

*Knowledgeable of FCC guidelines.

*Connections and familiarity with the Twin Cities area, Minnesota and the station.

A valid driver’s license, satisfactory completion of a motor vehicle record check and, if the position requires the use of applicant’s own vehicle, proof of insurance, is required. 


About Us:

Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) is the #1 creator of live, original local audio content in the U.S and the unrivaled leader in local radio sports and news. Home to the nation’s most influential collection of podcasts, digital and broadcast content, and premium live experiences, Entercom engages over 170 million consumers each month. Available on every device in every major U.S. market, the company delivers the industry’s most compelling live and on-demand content and experiences from voices and influencers its communities trust and love. Entercom’s robust portfolio of assets and integrated solutions offer advertisers today’s most engaged audiences through targeted reach, brand amplification and local activation—all at national scale. Learn more at www.entercom.com, Facebook and Twitter (@Entercom).

EEO Statement:
Entercom is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Entercom affords equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, religion or religious creed, sex/ gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age (over 40), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law, and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Consistent with our commitment to equal employment opportunity, we provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who need assistance in applying electronically for a position with Entercom, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship. To request a reasonable accommodation for this purpose, please call 1-610-660-5614. Please note that this phone number is to be used solely to request an accommodation with respect to the online application process. Calls for any other reason will not be returned. Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
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