Manchester, NH
March 22, 2024
Job Type
Part Time


We are seeking a Part-Time Talk Show Host who creates, produces, and announces 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 sport 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.
  • Typically specializes in one type of music (e.g. classical, pop, rock, country and western, etc.).
  • Write, review, and/or edit news copy, introductions, public service announcements, commercials, pre-recorded reports, contests, etc.
  • Participate in promotional events.
  • May be responsible for operating the 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:

  • Be 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
  • Present a pleasant, charismatic, and well-controlled voice with 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 suite 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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