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On-Air Host / Content Manager

Job Type: Full-time
Supervisor: Senior Director of Programming

General Functions

An On-Air Personality represents 88Nine's voice in the community. This person introduces programs and music, reads promotional copy and public service announcements, contributes to station social-media initiatives, and is involved in the overall public presentation of the station. The On-Air Personality’s objective is to maximize audience acceptance and ratings by effectively projecting the station’s desired on-air image. The On-Air Personality will perform assigned responsibilities in a professional manner and work as an effective team member while following the station format, company policies and procedures, state and federal laws, and FCC rules and regulations.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

This list is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as deemed appropriate.

  • Host live four-hour weekday shift on 88Nine
  • Lead creation of social-media posts/reels for 88Nine
  • Produce editorial and digital content for 88Nine
  • Fill in for other full-time shifts as needed
  • Voice station promos, liners and IDs
  • Participate in weekly music meetings
  • DJ and host Radio Milwaukee events
  • Participate in on-air fund drives and special broadcasts
  • Represent 88Nine and Radio Milwaukee at partner events

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

    • Experience with automated radio broadcasting software (ENCO, Selector, Music Master, Zetta, etc.)
    • Ability to work quickly and meet deadlines
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Ability to take direction from Program Director, Operations Manager, Marketing Manager or other company manager, and then appropriately adjust performance or behavior as directed
    • Ability to organize and prioritize work in a timely manner and react well under pressure
    • Understanding of the culture and community of Radio Milwaukee’s target market

    Education & Experience

    • Minimum of two years’ experience in broadcasting as an On-Air Personality operating audio equipment for both live and automated broadcasts
    • Minimum of two years’ experience in voicing and producing audio
    • Live DJ and event hosting experience 
    • Bachelor’s degree preferred

    To Apply

    Send a cover letter, references, resume, salary requirements and audio samples to No phone calls please.

    Radio Milwaukee is an Equal Opportunity Employer.