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

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 Academy High School football, as well as 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 5:30-9 a.m. Shap combines his sardonic wit with listener-involvement fun with JackFM’s wide-ranging music titles. 95.3 JackFM is also the hometown voice of Ottawa Township High School 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.


Sports Director job vacancy


NRG Media, LLC home to Great Local Radio Stations 1430 WCMY and 95.3 JackFM, has an opportunity for an outstanding Sports Director interested in becoming one of the most recognizable and trusted voices in the Ottawa, IL community.

The ideal candidate will able to oversee a Sports Department at both the on-air and digital levels. Play-by-play skills are essential as well as gathering and writing skills for preparing on-air sportscast scripts. 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.



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. 0191226 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.

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Account Executive

If you like meeting new people, helping a business achieve success with advertising, and are willing to go the extra mile for your client, YOU are the person we are looking for to fill a position in our Sales Department. This is a fantastic career opportunity for an individual who has that special knack for getting to know people, listening to what they say, and a passion for creating solutions.

NRG Media is dedicated to providing Great Local Radio and committed to being an active and integral part of the communities in which it serves. NRG Media has over 45 radio stations throughout the Midwest in Iowa, Nebraska, Wisconsin, and Illinois. The company is headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and led by President/CEO Mary Quass.

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