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NRG Media Ottawa operates two radio stations: WCMY-AM and WRKX-FM.

“FULL SERVICE 1430” WCMY is a heritage AM with longtime on-air personalities delivering a localized blend of news and talk. WCMY carries an extensive schedule of high school sports including Marquette Catholic Academy football, as well as Volleyball, Basketball, Baseball, and Softball for both Ottawa Township High School and Marquette. The station also features Chicago White Sox baseball.

“95.3 JackFM” operates under the motto “Playing What We Want”. The music of JackFM is a mixture of Classic Hits, recent pop and rock hit favorites, and Classic Rock.  The day starts with “Shap In The Morning” from 5:30 to 9:00 am. Shap combines his sardonic wit with listener-involvement fun with JackFM’s wide-ranging music titles. 95.3 JackFM is also the hometown official voice of Ottawa Township High School Pirates Football.

Any station openings will be posted below when they are available with information about the position and the requirements for the candidate we are seeking. Each opening will also include contact information and details on the deadline to apply.

NRG Media, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

On-Air Talent & Creative Assistant

Job Title: On-Air Talent & Creative Assistant
Job Category: Programming
Open Date: 1/9/2019
Closing Date: 2/9/2019
Job Type: Full Time
Url: http://www.ottawaradio.net

Job Details: NRG Media, LLC home to Great Local Radio Stations WCMY and WRKX, has an opportunity for an outstanding on-air talent interested in becoming one of the most recognizable and trusted voices in the Ottawa, IL community.

The ideal candidate will able to produce an interesting and entertaining on-air program, including working with community and regional leaders to inform local audiences on timely topics.

In addition to on-air duties, this individual will assist the Creative Director and Sales Team with developing and producing creative segments and commercial spots for clients and promoting their program and the stations through social media and website postings.

If you are interested in being part of an excellent and enthusiastic radio team, please send your resume as soon as possible.

Experience: Degree from a 2-year college or technical school, and 2-years on-air experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience with social media, graphic design and website maintenance preferred. Experience in radio production and editing.

Requirements: Ability to produce an entertaining and informative radio program. Understanding of social media and digital platforms available to support and enhance on-air presence. The ability and desire to be part of the creative team and the creative process for both stations. An excellent attitude and desire to create an outstanding multi-platform experience for local listeners.

Additional Information: NRG Media, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Contact Details: Contact Kathy Missel at kmissel@nrgmedia.com, or send your resume to: Kathy Missel, General Manager, WCMY/WRKX, 216 W. Lafayette Street, Ottawa, IL 61350.

Announcer

Job Title: Announcer
Job Category: Programming
Open Date: 1/9/2019
Closing Date: 2/9/2019
Job Type: Part Time
State: Illinois
Url: http://www.ottawaradio.net

Job Details: NRG Media, LLC home to Great Local Radio Stations WCMY and WRKX, has an opportunity for an outstanding on-air talent interested in becoming a voice for the Ottawa, IL community.

The ideal candidate will have the ability to entertain and inform audiences though on-air interviews and discussion of local, regional and national topics and will promote the program through social media and website postings.

This person will work with other team members to record commercials spots and produce live remote broadcasts.

If you are interested in being part of an excellent and enthusiastic radio team, please send your resume as soon as possible.

Experience: Degree from a 2-year college or technical school, and 2-years on-air experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience with social media, graphic design and website maintenance preferred.

Requirements: Ability to produce an entertaining and informative radio program. Understanding of social media and digital platforms available to support and enhance on-air presence. The ability and desire to be part of the creative team and the creative process for both stations. An excellent attitude and willingness to work with others.

Additional Information: NRG Media, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Contact Details: Contact Kathy Missel at kmissel@nrgmedia.com, or send your resume to: Kathy Missel, General Manager, WCMY/WRKX, 216 W. Lafayette Street, Ottawa, IL 61350.

Account Executives

WCMY/WRKX in Ottawa seeks account executives to join our team to represent the radio stations. The successful candidate will be highly-motivated, self-directed, goal-oriented, and have a passion for helping business owners develop and implement creative marketing strategies and advertising solutions. You will be expected to proactively develop new client base, maintain and grow existing accounts, represent the stations in a professional and ethical manner, communicate account information and production needs to internal staff, and travel to client locations in your own transportation. Must be computer literate and experienced with Microsoft Office products.

Submit resume and references immediately to: kmissel@nrgmedia.com or mail to:

WCMY/WRKX
Kathy Missel, General Manager
216 W. Lafayette St
Ottawa IL 61350.
No phone calls, please.

NRG Media, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

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