top of page

Senior Program Manager - Peterborough & Kingston ON

Senior Program Manager - Corus Audio - Eastern Ontario (Peterborough & Kingston) – Job req. #3466


Corus is a driving force in the media industry with a diverse portfolio of strong brands that entertain and inform audiences through great storytelling and compelling content, reaching millions of people around the world every day.


Our culture and our people are what make us, US.


We have a passion to connect with the world around us: to express, to share, to be part of people's lives. Our award-winning culture is an expression of who we are, what we do, and how we thrive. Our values describe our culture in action. They outline how we achieve our goals, work together, engage with partners, and interact in our communities. At Corus, we Win Together, Think Beyond, Make it Happen, Learn Every Day and Show We Care.


Ready to join US?


Division: Peterborough and Kingston Radio

Work Status: Full-time

Location: Eastern Ontario - Peterborough and Kingston (Onsite)


About the Role:


Corus Radio has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Program Manager to support the function of Radio Programming and the lead Regional Program Director for 2 markets. Reporting to the Regional Program Director, the successful candidate would be responsible for managing a team of radio professionals in Kingston and Peterborough working out of both markets on a weekly basis.


You will contribute by:


• Daily management of the Programming and Production Departments in Peterborough and Kingston.

• Direct responsibility for ratings growth of the 4 FM radio stations.

• Implementation of detailed strategic and operating plans.

• Development and mentorship of direct reports and on-air talent.

• Collaboration with the Regional Program Director to implement broad strategic initiatives at both the market and station level.

• Representation of Corus in Peterborough and Kingston communities.

• On air product (programming).

• Responsible for programming budgets for both markets.

• Digital footprint – content and development.

• Creative sales integrations.

• Coaching, scheduling, and talent management.

• Music oversight and CRTC regulatory requirements


Skills and experience you will bring:


• Post-secondary education in radio broadcasting or broadcast communications or equivalent.

• At least 3-5 years of experience in radio operations (on-air would be considered an asset).

• Must have FM radio programming experience and experience managing teams, as well as on-air talent.

• Ability to coach and direct on-air talent as individuals and as a team with an inspiring personality.

• A willingness to collaborate and share ideas across various Corus Programming platforms / teams.

• A demonstrated understanding of multi–platform branding – on-air / online / on-site.

• Adaptable, comfortable in a fast paced and continuously evolving industry

• Ability to build solid relationships with key stakeholders and partners.

• Direct experience in successfully leading and managing the Programming department and Operations at radio stations.

• A demonstrated understanding of the integration of radio and online as parts of a multi-platform brand.

• Experience in successfully managing the Programming department of a radio station is a plus.


Application Deadline: March 12, 2024


Every day, we work hard to become an even more diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace that supports the well-being of our people and makes a positive difference in our communities. Want to learn more? Have a look at our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Action Plan and Sustainability Report for more information on our approach to People, Planet and Responsibility.


We want our workforce to reflect the full diversity of communities across Canada.


We are committed to providing an accessible experience for candidates of all abilities. Please let your recruiter or the hiring manager know if you require any adjustments throughout the recruitment process or email us in confidence at


How to Apply:  If you are interested in this role, please apply via the Corus career site at:

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


bottom of page