Job Description

Asst. Program Director / On-Air Talent

Job Number:


CMG Atlanta Radio


Cox Media Group Atlanta is looking for an exceptional on-air talent to host afternoons on our AC – B98.5 (WSB-FM), and serve as an assistant program director for multiple CMG Atlanta radio stations. The ideal candidate will generate terrific content on air and on social that speaks to B98.5’s busy female audience. The candidate should excel in all areas of social media / digital including Facebook, Instagram etc. The on-air host will be compelling, talented, professional and understand how to create great radio in a PPM-friendly environment.

The On Air Talent/ Assistant Program Director will collaborate with other departments on all aspects of the radio stations at the direction of the Sr. Director of Operations. Qualified applicants will have strategic thinking skills and the ability to communicate a clear vision while motivating and inspiring those around them. Experience with music scheduling, event management, image copy writing, a deep knowledge and understanding of branding/imaging and understanding effective digital engagement in AC as well as other formats are required.

Applicants should have at least five years of on-air experience, understand PPM audience measurement, FCC rules and regulations, and will have the proven ability to work hand-in-hand with the sales, promotions, digital and production departments.

• Execute an entertaining and engaging daily live on-air shift on B98.5.
• Create compelling social media and digital content for the station’s various channels (Facebook, Instagram, app, website etc.)
• Act as a brand ambassador for B98.5 in the community – appearing at various events for the programming and sales departments.
• Create and write compelling imaging that reflects the station’s strategic direction.
• Collaborate with CMG Atlanta’s Digital Content Manager on oversight of all station digital platforms, such as website content, social media, station app and e-mail database.
• Collaborate with CMG Atlanta’s Promotions Director on execution of contests, sweepstakes and creating effective high-profile promotional / marketing campaigns for the station.
• Create imaging, schedule music, brainstorm events for other CMG Atlanta radio stations as needed at the direction of the Sr. Director of Operations.


• Prefer 5 years of on-air experience with at least 3 years’ experience in a top 50 PPM market.
• Track record of PPM radio ratings success in AC, Hot AC, CHR or similar formats
• Proven ability to engage with listeners on social media.
• Proven ability to work well with the sales department and clients helping to drive revenue through excellent personal appearances and commercial endorsements.
• Experience planning, writing and overseeing creation of station imaging
• Working knowledge of other formats (classic rock, classic hits)
• Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
• Excellent interpersonal skills.
• Computer skills for audio delivery and automations systems, such as WideOrbit, Adobe Audition etc.
• Extensive digital experience with station web sites, social media, and mobile.
• Available as needed, including nights, weekends, and holidays.

About Cox Media Group

Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers and non-daily publications; and digital sites and services, likeClark.comDawg NationSEC CountryHookem.comMundo HispanicoSouthern Kitchen and Diehards. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps – the country’s biggest television rep firm – Gamut, and Videa. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer – All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.


: Cox Media Group

Primary Location

: US-GA-Atlanta-1601 W Peachtree St NE

Employee Status

: Regular

Job Level

: Individual Contributor


: Day Job –


: No


: Full-time

Unposting Date

: Ongoing

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