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WERV Morning Show Producer/Co-Host

WERV-FM, 95-9 The River, is looking for our next Producer/Co-Host of the Mackay In The Morning show!  Read below beofre you apply.  This is a local position only.  No voice trackers need to apply!

  • Adhere to all guidelines, policies and procedures of the station, Digity LLC, the FCC, and all other federal, state and local laws.
  • Adequate preparation for an air shift with use of creativity and imagination in writing, producing, interviewing, taping or broadcasting of on-air material.
  • Be fully prepared and 100% on time for assigned morning shift.
  • Ensure logged commercials, promotions and any other programming essential to the stations operation are aired.
  • Personality must be upbeat, informative and entertaining and be able to relate to station audience
  • Participate in regular listening/aircheck sessions for critique with the Program Director.
  • Participate in required station Programming, Promotions, and Sales staff meetings and events.
  • Have extensive knowledge of audio editing.
  • Assist in the creative process with regard to morning show bits and promotions.
  • Have the ability to think clearly and quickly under pressure situations.
  • Possess a strong work ethic, be well-read, and be a team player.
  • Be creative with callers and work well on and off air with host.
  • Able to quickly and effectively screen calls.
  • Be well organized in ability to research topics and participate in show prep sessions.
  • Deliver traffic reports, weather, and sponsor messages on-air.
  • Load audio into Nexgen system.
  • Perform a One weekend airshift per week as needed.
  • Post audio on website.
  • Maintain ‘Best of’ audio archive.
  • Be an ambassador for the radio station when out in public. Maintain a positive and approachable attitude when around listeners and clients.
  • Make regular approved appearances at paid, and non-paid, station events
  • Personality must be upbeat, informative and entertaining and be able to relate to station audience
  • Be on call for possible disasters, breaking news, or acts of nature.
  • Assist with the voice over and production of paid, and non-paid, spots required to run on the station.

Required Experience

  • High School Diploma required.  College degree preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of Nexgen, and Adobe Audition (or equivalent). 
  • Producing full, live on air shows in studio and live remote broadcasts.
  • Audio editing and production.
  • Experienced running an on-air board
  • Strong understanding of digital environments - including web-updates, blog maintenance, and contributing to social media content (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, etc)

Go HERE to apply.


Marketing Consultant for 95.9 The River, Aurora IL

WERV-FM, 95.9, The River plays Rock and Roll for Chicagoland and is the single largest suburban radio station servicing the entire Western Suburbs of Chicago. 

Job Description:

WERV-FM, 95.9, The River plays Rock and Roll for Chicagoland and is the single largest suburban radio station servicing the entire Western Suburbs of Chicagoland.

Marketing Consultants at 95.9 The River in Aurora, IL have the ultimate benefit of creating multi-media marketing campaigns focused on creating success for local businesses throughout the Chicagoland Suburbs.  The tools at your disposal include, but are not limited to, traditional on-air radio commercials, on-line marketing opportunities, mobile messaging, and customized promotional events and sponsorship opportunities.

This position requires a positive attitude, strong work ethic, and the ability to motivate and direct yourself to develop new business and grow existing business to maximize results for the client and building your own account list.  This is a full-time position requiring a full 40-hour work week plus some weekend work for special promotions, events, and client functions. Cold-calling, thorough needs analysis, the ability to create customized advertising campaigns designed to achieve client objectives and consistent follow-through are imperative. Relationship building skills are also a must.

Job Requirements, in no particular order:

·   A minimum of 2 years of successful outside sales experience.
·   Must be able to think on your feet and produce results in high-stress, quick-turnaround situations.
·   Must have the ability to develop relationships with business decision makers and garner new business opportunities while maintaining and increasing the share of current business with the station.
·   Must be a team player who can balance the needs of the client, the radio station and oneself to achieve consistent results.
·   Must have the self-confidence to positively represent the station in all situations and social interactions.
·   Creativity and problem-solving skills will help ensure success in this position, as will being a fast learner.
·   Must have a valid Driver’s License and provide your own dependable transportation on a daily basis.
·   Must present the utmost business-professional manner and attire on a daily basis.
·   At least 50% of time will be spent outside of the office every day.

If you believe you fit the mold to be a Marketing Consultant at 95.9 The River, CLICK HERE to apply online!

Or, send a cover letter and resume to


Attn: Brian Foster, General Manager
1884 Plain Ave

 Aurora, IL 60502

Phone: 630.898.1580

Fax: 630.898.2463


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