Afternoon Drive Announcer - Kingston ON

Updated: May 16

So, you want a great job and become one best personalities in a vibrant city!? That’s fortunate, because you could be on On Air Host on 104.3 Fresh Radio in Kingston!

If you can answer the following questions with a “YES”, you might just be the right person:

Are you ready to hustle day in and day out?

Are you a news junkie?

Are you plugged into the local community you live in?

Are you organized?

Do you play well with others?

Do you like fun?

Do you create social media content that drives interaction?

Do you like to WIN?

Do you know how to engage with and speak to a 25-54 year old audience?

And the deal breaker question, are you ready to be an ambassador for 104.3 Fresh Radio both on the air & in the community?

This is truly an exciting opportunity and the successful candidate will need to bring a lot.

You will be responsible for the following:

FM Afternoon Drive Announcer Unifor Local 713M, Group 3

Division: Radio

Work Status: Full Time

Location: Kingston ON

About the Role:


  • Creating fun, compelling and topical content on air, social media and in videos.

  • Using your curiosity to find out what the community is passionate about.

  • Using Social Media to drive listenership and the brand.

  • Includes implementing promotions/contests, writing promotional announcements, doing social media, informing talent of contest details, listener correspondence, and prize fulfillment

  • Promotional appearances where you fully engage in the event and bring listeners along for the ride.

  • Reflecting the community you serve through engaging on air talk, interviews and social media posts

  • Ability to fill in host during absences, Voice Track shifts and be versatile to be an ambassador for 104.3 Fresh Radio

  • Have a will to create with ideas that you are fearless to implement for your show and the brand.

  • Planning and executing station events and charitable/community partnerships

  • Create revenue opportunities through the regular and ongoing execution of station sales and marketing initiatives, including collaborating with the sales team and building sales promotions proposals

  • Work closely with the Promotions Manager and Program Director on promotions and marketing initiatives and campaigns

About You

What We Need From You:

  • At least three years of previous on-air experience

  • Music Master Knowledge

  • Strong on-air presentation and ability to relate to audience through spoken word, phone interaction and Social Media.

  • Self-motivation and a serious drive to succeed.

  • The ability to produce a tight and focused show with outstanding use of production elements.

  • Strong knowledge and command of Social Media on all relevant platforms.

  • The ability to work well in a group dynamic.

  • Promo Suite knowledge is an asset

How to Apply

Interested? Applicants are invited to send a resume with a cover letter and a scoped two hour aircheck of one of your recent shows.

*Please include “On Air Host” in the subject line of your email.

Corus is committed to providing a fair and equitable work environment and encourages applications from qualified women, men, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. Corus is also committed to providing accommodations throughout the interview and employment process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

*No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.