Manchester, NH
May 7, 2024
Job Type
Part Time


iHeartMedia is seeking a Part-Time On-Air Co-Host in our Boston, MA market!  This person will create, produce, and announce topics on the radio, including music, entertainment, politics, news, weather, sports, traffic, and other topics of interest.

What You'll Do:

  • Deliver newscasts; announce radio playlists of musical selections; give weather and traffic conditions; deliver sports scores, statistics, and upcoming game information.
  • Comment on music and other matters of interest to the audience (e.g. time, weather, traffic conditions) and may interview musical personalities and members of the listening audience.
  • Specialize in one type of music (e.g. classical, pop, rock, country and western, etc.).
  • Write, review, and edit news copy, introductions, public service announcements, commercials, pre-recorded reports, contests, etc.
  • Participates in promotional events.
  • May be responsible for operating control board for studios and remote programming.
  • May directly sell advertising space to advertisers.
  • Regulate program timing, operate syndicated programming, and play commercials.
  • Monitor the technical quality and accuracy of incoming and outgoing on-air programming from the master control room.
  • Protect the station’s license by censoring live programs and deleting words/phrases not permitted on air.
  • Process time-out programming for accurate playback.
  • Check studio equipment for proper functioning and notify Engineering of technical malfunctions affecting the quality of the broadcast.
  • Handle emergency inserts (e.g. news updates and breaking stories, emergencies, alert system tests, etc.)                                          

What You'll Need:

  • Socially informed and perceptive; up-to-date and in tune with the local and national trends and/or specialized knowledge of topics/events related to on-air discussions
  • Pleasant, charismatic, and well-controlled voice; excellent pronunciation
  • Well-rounded communication skills for conducting interviews
  • Ability to make others feel comfortable and open up on air
  • Excellent writing and editing skills; proficient in grammar
  • Proficient in media production and broadcast systems
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and social networking
  • May require selling skills
  • May require other language proficiency, e.g., Spanish
  • 1-2 years experience as an announcer in a smaller market or college station environment
  • 4-year college degree, preferably in Communications or Broadcast Journalism                                                                            

Location: 1 Cabot Road, Suite 320, Medford, MA 02155


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