Intern - Radio in Dayton, OH at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 4/23/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Part-Time
  • Location:
    Dayton, OH
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    4/23/2022

Job Description

Are you looking to start an exciting career in Media? Come join our Internship Program at Cox Media Group!

CMG is a well-respected, premium media company with a proud history, a dynamic future and fast-paced environment. We are a start-up built on a 100-year legacy with dominant media brands, award-winning content, and the best-in-class team and culture. Across our markets you will find the creators, authors and voices behind trusted journalism, exciting entertainment, and authentic content. Through an internship at one of our premier 53 top-performing radio stations spanning 11 markets, you can learn, grow, and get hands-on experience alongside best-in-class professionals.  

Our CMG Radio team strives every day to inform, connect, entertain, and inspire our audiences through familiar voices, community events, and interactive digital, on-demand and syndicated programming. CMG operates more top 10 rated stations than any other radio station group and we pride ourselves on our diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace where all voices matter, smart work is expected, development is encouraged, career growth is supported, and service to our community is at the heart of who we are.


We are here to support early career talent with our paid internship providing unparalleled hands-on experience, networking, and lasting connections. This is your opportunity to share your voice, combine your passion for radio, learn from the best, and transform our company and your career. Ready to learn, stretch and grow? The future starts with you. Apply today!

POSITION PROFILE

CMG Dayton's hands-on internship program is designed to provide early career candidates with the opportunity to engage with top professionals and enhance their media and broadcast knowledge through involvement in several departments within the radio station. 

CMG Dayton Radio Interns work closely with on-air talent, board operators, and producers to learn how to develop, produce and execute daily radio shows. You will help producers research and write stories for live and pre-recorded shows, create, edit, and post content on social media platforms during the shows. There will also be opportunities to help with promotions of local events. You also have the chance to participate in special projects identified by our radio market leaders.

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Shadow various team members within the station to gain a better understanding of programming operations.
  • Assist the promotions and activation team with local events.
  • Conduct research on show topics and share content online.
  • Contact interview sources and guests, as needed.
  • Assist with and gather interviews for produced show segments.
  • Create engaging content for all platforms, on-air, digital, and social.
  • Assist with screening phone calls during live broadcasts.
  • Deliver content on tight deadlines and with precision timing.
  • Attend regular show planning meetings and support the generation of show ideas.
  • Participate in special projects and potentially present insights and/or recommendations to market leaders.

WHAT YOU WILL BRING:

  • Undergraduate or recent college graduate.
  • Pursuing a degree in the media field of study is a plus (e.g., Broadcast Journalism, Communications, Marketing, or related field).
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (i.e., Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proactive, agile, and can multitask in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to effectively build internal and external relationships.
  • Strong organizational, planning, and problem-solving skills.
  • Able to multi-task in a high-speed environment.
  • High work standards and degree of attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

We promote the safety and well-being of our employees by requiring that all newly hired CMG employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date. CMG will provide reasonable accommodations as required by law for individuals unable to be vaccinated due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. 

If this description fits and CMG sounds like a company you want to work for, we’d love to have you join us. Apply today!

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