Assistant Program Director/On-Air Talent

Radio Fort Myers, Florida


Position at Sun Broadcasting, Inc

Assistant Program Director/On-Air Talent


Sun Broadcasting Rhythmic Top 40 WFFY (Fly 98-5)/Fort Myers-Naples, FL is looking for full-time on-air/programming talent. If you are driven to entertain, connect with our listeners via whatever platform and you understand programming fundamentals, we want you to join our private, family-owned TV and radio media company in sunny Fort Myers-Naples-Cape Coral, FL. If you can deliver a great daily live show and connect via social media and personal appearances, then you are cordially invited to come on down to warm, sunny Southwest Florida!


We are looking for detail-oriented candidates with programming knowledge of G Selector and the capability to thinking strategically and tactically!  We have all the resources you will need to be successful and win! Sound good? Please send your resume, social media handles and recent samples of your air work to: [email protected]. Sun Broadcasting is an Equal Opportunity Employer.




Work configurations are subject to change based on business needs and at company discretion. This position is an onsite role that requires the employee to regularly work at our Fort Myers, FL site.


What You Will Do:


Primary job duties will include, but are not limited to:


  • Plan, prepare, produce, and deliver an informative, entertaining, and engaging on-air presentation that connects with the target audience, keeping up-to-date and in-tune with local and national topics and trends in a style consistent with the standards of performance as established by the Program Director.
  • Participate in promotional appearances and maintain a strong listenership. 
  • Contribute to the Company’s digital initiative (blogs, podcasts, videos, etc.).
  • Prepare and deliver performances including the recording, editing and playback of telephone calls, the preparation of recorded “bits” and other show elements and the operation of the control room console and studio equipment.
  • Oversee the daily operation, music scheduling, and talent requirements of the Station, working with Programming, Promotions, and Sales departments as required.
  • Schedule music and create Long Audit Trails via RCS G-Selector software.
  • Manage relationships with trade magazines and record labels as needed.
  • Attend staff meetings and contribute to show/ideas.
  • Meet client needs by being available when needed, building a positive rapport; exhibiting a positive attitude; being knowledgeable about the station/company.


Skills and Experience We Are Looking For:


  • Minimum of three years on-air host experience
  • Minimum two years APD/Music Director experience
  • Strong knowledge of RCS Selector software preferred
  • Have a strong understanding of how to be impactful in a Nielsen diary world
  • Must be a great storyteller who is willing share life experiences and build audience by connecting on a personal level with listeners/users and generating loyalty
  • Knowledge of FCC rules
  • Ability to run broadcast facility board and operate EAS hardware
  • Ability to work independently at times, but also able to take direction from Management/Supervisors and be open to coaching
  • Ability to integrate programming content on a variety of new media platforms including the internet, text messaging and other newly developed technologies. Word processing and computer skills required.
  • Ability to work in a fast and concise manner under pressure. Demonstrated ability to present live and ad-lib unscripted content with continuity, meaning and clarity.
  • Ability to consistently work hours required.  Works more when required to meet deadlines including weekends, evenings, etc.


Physical Demands:


  • Receive, process, and maintain information through oral and/or written communication effectively.
  • Substantial physical movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
  • Ability to extend hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction with good eye and hand coordination.
  • Lift, move, and carry up to 20 pounds on occasion.




Full-time new hires: Eligible to participate in all Company benefit plans, including:


  • Health, Dental, Vision Insurance, and HSA
    • 1st of the month after 30 days employment
    • Subject to plan terms
  • Eligibility for company-paid benefits such as life insurance & EAP and employee-paid benefits such as short- and long-term disability
  • PTO – Earned on Accrual Basis
  • Company-Paid Holidays
  • 401(k)

Southwest Florida is often praised as being one of the healthiest and happiest places in the world with miles of white-sand beaches and a dynamic community. Broadcast Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are a drug-free and smoke-free environment.