On Air Talent

Location: OH – Columbus

Description

On-Air Talent

Company Overview

The Radio One story began simply with a dream and one radio station. Thirty-five years, 16 markets, and 50+ stations later, we are an urban media empire, spanning multiple media platforms.

We are in your ears with Reach Media/Radio One, on your televisions with TV One, and may even be the name behind your favorite website, with our digital platform Interactive One.

Information is power, and our mission here at Radio One, Inc. is simple – to be the most trusted media source in the African-American community.

At Radio One, we pride ourselves on hiring people who are dedicated and continue to challenge the norm, while embracing a corporate culture built on creativity and passion. We are our employees’ biggest fans, and it is our daily mission to attract, develop, and retain the brightest stars in the business.


Columbus Power 107.5 is looking to add On-Air Talent to their team. If you are a team player who exudes energy, can effectively entertain and inform listeners, and understands the local market, we would love to hear from you.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Writes script, contests, and interview questions.
  • Memorizes script, reads, or ad-libs to identify station, introduce and close shows, and announce station breaks, commercials, or public service information.
  • Prepares and creates a topical show by gathering information from wire copy, periodicals, computer and television.
  • Reads news flash to keep audience informed of important events.
  • Records interviews of guest, musical or other famous or public personalities, and edits interviews.
  • Interviews guest, and moderates panel or discussion show to entertain audience.
  • Answers phone lines and interviews members of listening audience who telephone musical requests. Airs contests according to the specifications of the program director.
  • Plans and stages community events, including hosting and assisting at charity functions.
  • Attends live, in-person appearances as scheduled by the station or requested by clients.
  • Provides live reports from site of event.
  • Maintains and builds a positive cooperative attitude within the station and a strong personal community involvement.
  • Sets up equipment for broadcasts and promotions at station remotes
  • Ensures logged commercials, promotions, sweepers and any other programming element essential to the station's operations are aired.
  • Operates control console.
  • Performs commercial production.
  • Follows and enforces FCC regulations, station and company policies, including implementing station's / state's EAS procedures.
  • Performs additional duties in small stations, such as production, assisting program director or music director, operating radio transmitter or writing advertising copy. Plays music as specified by music director and music log.  

Qualifications:

Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school. Must have at least 2 years prior experience as on-air morning/mid-day show hostMust have at least 2 years on-air experience for all other on-air positions. An equivalent combination of education and experience is desirable.

 

Mandatory Vaccination Requirement:

Urban One, Inc. and its divisions (collectively “Urban One” or the “Company”) have implemented a mandatory vaccination policy pursuant to which all employees must be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment to safeguard their health and well-being, as well as that of their families and the community at large, from the risks associated with COVID-19. Candidates should be aware that new employees will be required to be vaccinated by their start date, meaning they have received all of the recommended doses for either a one dose or two dose COVID-19 vaccine, and provide proof of vaccination status, which will be kept confidential. Urban One is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide a reasonable accommodation to those who are unable to be vaccinated due to a sincerely-held religious belief or a medical disability where it does not pose an undue hardship on the Company to do so as provided under federal, state, and local law.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer





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Mandatory Vaccination Requirement:

Urban One, Inc. and its divisions (collectively “Urban One” or the “Company”) have implemented a mandatory vaccination policy pursuant to which all employees must be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment to safeguard their health and well-being, as well as that of their families and the community at large, from the risks associated with COVID-19. Candidates should be aware that new employees will be required to be vaccinated by their start date, meaning they have received all of the recommended doses for either a one dose or two dose COVID-19 vaccine, and provide proof of vaccination status, which will be kept confidential. Urban One is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide a reasonable accommodation to those who are unable to be vaccinated due to a sincerely-held religious belief or a medical disability where it does not pose an undue hardship on the Company to do so as provided under federal, state, and local law.