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On Air Personality Opportunity

Primary Job Duties

The main task of a radio personality is to entertain an audience during a given time slot. Many radio personalities work at prime time during the morning and evening rush hours. Radio personalities serve all genres in radio, including news/talk, sports and music. The more listeners a radio personality has, the more the station can charge sponsors for advertising time. To fill the time, radio personalities can present skits, take input from the audience or interview special guests.

Secondary Job Duties

Radio personalities may also have to make personal appearances to promote themselves, a sponsor and the radio station itself. They’ll sometimes broadcast during one of these appearances, which is called doing a field spot. .

Above all else, someone broadcasting on the radio should have an outgoing personality and a clear and distinct speaking voice. A radio personality should have a sharp wit and be able to think quickly on his/her feet, such as when interviewing guests or when things go wrong. One of the biggest challenges that a radio personality faces while broadcasting is “dead air,”

Interested Candidates Send A Resume And Head Shot To OnAir@SCENE-Chicago.Com


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