On-Air Host - WCCO-AM Minneapolis

Job Locations USA-MN-Minneapolis
ID
2021-1984
Category
Programming
Type
Regular

Overview

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

What You'll Do:

 

  • 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

About You:

 

Required:

  • 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.

 

To help promote and ensure the safety of all of our employees and the communities we serve, we require all incoming employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus.  If hired, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination, which will be kept confidential. If you are not vaccinated, or partially vaccinated currently, but willing to become fully vaccinated, we invite you to still apply.

 Audacy is committed to providing a safe and inclusive work environment for all and we recognize that some individuals may have a sincerely held religious belief as it pertains to the practice of immunization or a medical disability which may prevent them from becoming vaccinated.   Individuals who cannot be fully vaccinated due to a sincere religious belief or medical disability may request an accommodation. We request that you refrain from discussing religious beliefs or medical conditions during the interview process.  If you believe you need an accommodation, you will have an opportunity to submit your request during the interview process.  All requests for accommodation will remain confidential and reviewed by selected individuals within the HR department.  We cannot guarantee that all requests for accommodation will be granted. Please refer to our EEO policy and statement below.

Vaccination Requirements

To help promote and ensure the safety of all of our employees and the communities we serve, we require all incoming employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus.  If hired, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination, which will be kept confidential. If you are not vaccinated, or partially vaccinated currently, but willing to become fully vaccinated, we invite you to still apply.

 

Audacy is committed to providing a safe and inclusive work environment for all and we recognize that some individuals may have a sincerely held religious belief as it pertains to the practice of immunization or a medical disability which may prevent them from becoming vaccinated.   Individuals who cannot be fully vaccinated due to a sincere religious belief or medical disability may request an accommodation. We request that you refrain from discussing religious beliefs or medical conditions during the interview process.  If you believe you need an accommodation, you will have an opportunity to submit your request during the interview process.  All requests for accommodation will remain confidential and reviewed by selected individuals within the HR department.  We cannot guarantee that all requests for accommodation will be granted. Please refer to our EEO policy and statement below.

About Us

Audacy, Inc. (NYSE: AUD) is a scaled, multi-platform audio content and entertainment company with the country’s best radio broadcasting group, a leader in virtually every segment of audio, and America’s #1 creator of original, premium audio.  Audacy engages over 170 million consumers each month, bringing people together around the news, sports, podcasts and music that matter to them. Learn more at www.audacyinc.com, Facebook (Audacy Corp) and Twitter (@AudacyCorp).

EEO

Audacy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Audacy 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 Audacy, 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.