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Salem Media Group

On-Air Talent - Morning Show - Chicago, IL

Salem Media Group
Chicago, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 01/27/2015
Categories: Media/Video/Radio
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Full-Time Morning Show Talk Show Host


AM 560 The Answer in Chicago is looking for a talented and motivated broadcasting professional who understands how to create compelling and relevant radio in the country’s third largest market.


Responsibilities include:


-         Hosting a daily four-hour, news, politics, and current events-driven morning show


-         Daily show preparation, including, but not limited to, researching and generating story, topic, and guest ideas


-         Working with co-host, producers, and program director to plan the show each day


-         Generating creative programming ideas for the show


-         Participating in station promotions and events and meeting with station clients and potential clients


-         Regularly utilizing digital and social media platforms to extend the reach of the brand of the station and the show


-         Occasional travel domestically and internationally


-         Working early morning hours



Qualifications include:


-         A minimum of three years of major market broadcast experience in the news/talk format


-         A working knowledge of current events, politics, and Chicago news


-         The ability to leverage opinion and insight to connect with station’s target demographic of adults 35-64 through compelling and relevant show content


-         The editorial initiative to identify and develop segment ideas


-         The ability to work in a fast-paced, team environment


-         A self-starter approach to your work


-         A willingness to give and receive constructive, creative criticism


 Salem Media of Illinois, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer