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Hank FM Morning Show Host/Assistant Program Director

40 Monument Cir, Indianapolis, IN 46204, USA Req #235
Monday, April 25, 2022
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Job Overview:

Host Morning Show on 97-1 Hank FM.

Assist program director with daily tasks and special projects as assigned.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Writes and reads, or ad-libs segments to identify station, announce station breaks, commercials, etc.
  • Prepares and creates a topical show by gathering information from social media, web sites, periodicals and television.
  • Writes and publishes relevant content to social media and station website.
  • Conducts, records and edits interviews with musical guests or other famous personalities.
  • Answer phone lines and interviews members of listening audience.
  • Plans and attends in-person appearances and remotes including community events, concerts and “bar nights.”
  • Maintains and builds a positive cooperative attitude within station departments.
  • Follow and enforces FCC regulations, station and company polices, including implementing station’s/state’s EAS procedures.
  • Performs additional duties such as production, assisting program director, operating radio transmitter.
  • Plays music as specified by program director and music log.
  • Compiles data to be presented in weekly music meetings.
  • Maintains positive relationships with Nashville music community.
  • Other duties assigned as-needed.

Considered, candidates should meet the following requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the basic knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Bachelor’s degree, Associate’s degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school preferred. High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Experience with Adobe Audition and Wide Orbit is a plus.
  • Must have at least 2 years’ experience as an on-air host.
  • Valid driver’s license and state mandated auto insurance required.

To Apply:

Please apply online at

No phone calls please.

Emmis is as well known for its creative culture as for its operations. Our people are aggressive, knowledgeable and deeply committed to each of the communities in which we operate. Because employees are the key to our success, Emmis offers strong benefits and incentives, including health, dental and life insurance and a 401(k) contribution plan. For more information about Emmis, visit our website at Emmis Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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  • 40 Monument Cir, Indianapolis, IN 46204, USA