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News/On-Air Talent

Thumb Broadcasting
Full-time
On-site
Bad Axe, Michigan, United States

Thumb Broadcasting is looking for a future News / On-Air Talent to join our team in our Bad Axe office.  The focus of this role is to collect, write, and present local and regional news and entertain our listening audience on both our current AM and FM stations. This position will mainly be responsible for the collection, writing, and presenting of news, but also entertaining our listeners, and other tasks needed for the day to day running of the station.  

The ideal candidate will have some experience from school, or another on-air position, but we would also be willing to train the right candidate.  The candidate must be willing to accept direction from different individuals and retain and apply the information learned, and keep a positive attitude.  

Responsibilities:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent listening and presentation abilities
  • Familiarity with computers and knowledge of Cool Edit Pro and Scott Studios a plus
  • Proven ability to juggle multiple projects at a time while maintaining sharp attention to detail
  • Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively and show creativity
  • Occasional travel required to remote broadcast locations

About Thumb Broadcasting

Thumb Broadcasting is a family owned and operated radio station that has been operating in the Thumb of Michigan for over 40 years.  The station has its beginnings back in the 1950's and has since grown into three stations.  Our AM station is a 1000 watt and FM station is 25,000 watt offering a variety of current and classic country music.  We have several special programs that have been part of the community for many, many years.  Our FM Cruise 102.1 station is 50,000 watts playing classic hits.  Our morning show host is said to be the longest running morning show hosts in Michigan...being on the air for more than 40 years.