PM Drive Sports Talk Host, Dallas, TX -- POSITION FILLED

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PM Drive Sports Talk Host, Dallas, TX -- POSITION FILLED

#1 Post by Jon Chelesnik » Wed Jan 08, 2020 11:07 am

The Ticket in Dallas is accepting applications for a PM Drive Sports Talk Host.

Candidates must have previous major market on-air experience as a talk host with a strong track record of ratings success in the PPM system. Sports Talk Show Hosts are opinionated and can communicate that opinion on air in an entertaining and thought provoking way. The Host has an understanding of how to go beyond the latest sports news, stats, analytics, headlines and box scores to craft an entertaining and unique talk show topic. In addition, know how to build segments to create a seamless presentation, and have an excellent awareness of formatics that allows them to drive the show forward.

Other skills include: A sense of humor, awareness of pop culture and current news and events, well-read on a variety of subjects, engaging personality, natural curiosity, strong interviewing skills and varying life experiences, excellent storyteller. The Host is up to speed on the latest digital and social media tools and trends, the ability to work well with a team both on air and off air, ability to understand and implement coaching from the PD, OM or other Station Personnel and work well with clients. The candidate must also have availability outside of air shift to make personality appearances on behalf of the station and/or clients as required. Some travel is required for games and/or events along with some weekends and nights.

Please indicate in your cover letter you learned of this opportunity through Sportscasters Talent Agency of America. Send demo and resume to:

Jeff Catlin
Operations Director
Jeff.Catlin@cumulus.com

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Re: PM Drive Sports Talk Host, Dallas, TX -- POSITION FILLED

#2 Post by Jon Chelesnik » Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:15 am

Bob Sturm will be taking over as a co-host during its 3:00-7:00 p.m. time slot alongside Corby Davidson.

Sturm replaces Mike Rhyner, the longtime voice of Sportsradio 1310 The Ticket, who retired in January.

(Courtesy Dallas Morning News)

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