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.


News Reporter/Anchor


WCMY 1430 and WRKX 95.3 JackFM in Ottawa, Illinois, has an immediate opening in its News Department for a Reporter/Anchor. This is an entry level position in an Award Winning newsroom that has a decades-long history of Broadcast Journalism excellence. While enjoying the lifestyle in a picturesque and dynamic community 80 miles from the Chicago lakeshore, you will work with an experienced and dedicated team that is focused on the NRG Media mission of “Great Local Radio”. Your duties will include developing and maintaining relationships with newsmakers and community leaders, anchoring newscasts as well as field reporting, covering meetings and events, filing stories for broadcast and website posting, and social media interaction with listeners and website visitors. And, you will have access to and support from a crew of talented veteran broadcasters who are ready to help you develop your career skill set. NRG Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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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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