Discover Your Talent
Connoisseur Media Connecticut is looking for our newest personality to team up with our current host, Kevin Begley, on the number one rated STAR 99.9 afternoon show. We are looking for the next passionate, open, digital savvy, connected talent to join the “Kevin and (Your Name Here) Show”. This afternoon show personality must be a creative thinker and have the ability to be topical, relevant, and authentic in their on-air work and understand the demographics of STAR 99.9. This candidate will also be expected to help book guests, stay on top of current events, pitch topics/stunts and show arcs as well as build a relationship with the major players in the Connecticut political, entertainment, and news world.
Responsibilities (to include but not limited to):
- Be the co-host of “Kevin and (YOUR NAME HERE) show” from 2pm – 7pm daily.
- Act as a show producer to come up with daily content for a “morning show in the afternoon” style program.
- Preshow, and throughout the day, book guests and stay on top of local news. Show map and plan days ahead.
- Host and attend charity events, station functions, and local parades.
- Brainstorm and create topics, stunts and arcs that create watercooler talk.
- Constantly innovate.
- Post, comment and create compelling social media content across all the key platforms.
- Experience in hosting a “radio” style show be it podcasts, YouTube, terrestrial radio, or television.
- A proven track record of success at social media. An ability to create viral content on a number of different platforms and have a deep knowledge on how to grow likes, comments and views.
- Interact with the public at major events and an ability to demonstrate a professional appearance and demeanor in/outside of the radio station.
- Proficiency in communicating effectively.
- Working with a team to succeed at a common goal.
- Be connected to everything happening in the news of the day as it relates to Connecticut and/or the STAR 99.9 audience.
Discover Your Passion
Connoisseur Media is a broadcast media company that delivers quality radio to listeners, advertisers and communities and is recognized as one of the top 20 radio broadcasters in the United States. In the CT area, we deliver top personalities, music, news and information via our local brands like 99.9 WEZN-FM; 95.9 WFOX-FM; 94.3 WYBC-FM, 107.9 WEBE-FM, 600 WICC-AM and 99.1 WPLR-FM. We believe that people are the passion and heart of our Company.
Discover Your Career
We offer a competitive salary, benefits, retirement plan and vacation. If you are a qualified candidate please send a 2 minute demo with your resume and social media handles to: firstname.lastname@example.org with “STAR 99.9” in subject line.
Connoisseur Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law.