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Description: HOT 97 is looking for our next on air and online superstar! HOT 97 cultivates stars and creates icons! Are you compelling, intriguing, and to the point with ALL your brilliant cross platform content daily? Do you truly understand PPM and live for great teases? If you have never met a competitor you didn’t want to hammer, and hammer hard... LET'S GO! Send your #1 market worthy killer package, including your top tier hip hop artist relationships to Please send a link to your package only, no MP3 files or CD’s. Make your case to us; we make stars, not steal them! Responsibilities include the following: • Plays music as specified by music director and music log. • Writes script, contest and interview questions. • Memorizes scripts, reads, or ad-libs to identify station, introduce and close shows, and announce station breaks, commercials, or public service information. • Prepare 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. • Answer phone lines and interviews members of listening audience who telephone musical requests. Airs contest 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 operation are aired. • Operates control console. • Performs commercial production. • Follow and enforces FCC regulations, station and company polices, 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. Other duties may be assigned.

Salary Unknown
Type of Opportunity Part Time, Full Time
Location New York, NY
Field of Study Any
Degree Wanted Associates
Special Skills & Requirements Education and/or Experience: Associate’s degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school. Mush have at least 2 years prior experience as on-air morning show host for morning show host position. Must have at least 2 years on-air experience for all other on-air position. An equivalent combination of education and experience is desirable. Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as periodicals and news flashes. Ability to develop and write creative and/or informative scripts. Ability to speak effectively, entertainingly and clearly before large listening audiences and radio station clients. + Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Other Skills and Abilities: Ability to operate an on-air control board, CD player, reel to reel tape recorder and remote broadcast equipment. Knowledge of Window. Ability to use a headset. Ability to multi-task. Ability to be knowledgeable with current events and local community events. Digital experience preferred for production and on-air board operation. The ability to get along with others – specifically must be able to interact with the listening audience and clients in a professional manner.
Company Name Emmis Communications NY ( d/b/a – Hot 97, WBLS FM, WLIB AM)
About the Company: Radio
How To Apply: Please submit your resume and profile on line at No phone calls please. Demo Samples should be sent to: or to :
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