Morning Show Host/ Digital & Radio Content Leader – WSHK (The Shark)

Morning Show Host/ Digital & Radio Content Leader – WSHK (The Shark)

  • Full Time
  • Portsmouth
  • Resume and Cover Letter Needed
  • December 31, 2023

Website townsquaremedia Townsquare Media

3rd Largest owner of Radio Stations in the USA.


Are you ready to step into a morning show hosting role, supported by top-tier industry resources, education, and forward-thinking innovation that will propel your media career to new heights? WSHK-The Shark, The Seacoast’s Home for Classic Hits and the New England Patriots, is on the hunt for the next Digital & Radio Brand Manager/Morning Show Host extraordinaire! You’ll have creative license to share all that the New Hampshire seacoast has to offer, all while delighting and entertaining the local audience who call it home. Your primary objective? To kickstart someone’s day with a dose of positivity while also leading this iconic brand into the future, not to mention playing the greatest Classic Hits of all time.

You have a knack for creating engaging content and the passion to be the station’s ultimate champion and “morning mayor.” Turn your creative, curious and outgoing nature into an opportunity of a lifetime.

Townsquare is all about being digital-first. We’ve blended the world of digital with our well-known radio brands, putting the spotlight on compelling local content and community involvement. You’ll dive headfirst into the digital realm while keeping the terrestrial side rocking.

The ideal candidate will be a social media maestro, effortlessly creating captivating local content for the Shark’s website, mobile app, and social platforms. Digital isn’t an afterthought at Townsquare. Just like radio, you’ll find it’s in our DNA and makes you and the brand shine.

But there’s more to it than that. This role offers you the opportunity to become the ultimate connector and engager, reaching out to The Shark’s target audience across all platforms. Here, you can establish your presence, cultivate community relationships, and integrate seamlessly into the vibrant New Hampshire market. We’re a company committed to long-term success, and we’re excited to partner with someone ready to leverage their skills and drive for building a brighter future. And by the way, have we mentioned you’ll be living in one of the most stunning spots in the USA? Centrally located on the ocean one hour from Boston, Portland, the lakes and the mountains, tax free New Hampshire is ranked the 3rd best place to live in the country by US News & World Report.

Come be part of our tight-knit crew that loves good vibes and thrives when we work together. We believe in the power of #bettertogether!

So, if you’re ready to rock the airwaves and be the face of The Shark in the vibrant streets of the New Hampshire Seacoast, then we want YOU! Together, let’s create memorable mornings, bring joy to our local audiences, and achieve greatness! 🦈🎤🌟


  • Champion the Station's Brand: Take full ownership of the station's brand, ensuring it shines both on air and in the digital realm.
  • Fresh Imaging: Collaborate with the station "voice" to keep the station's imaging fresh, including timely promotions for upcoming events.
  • Drive Revenue Generation: Collaborate closely with sales leadership to boost revenue through on-air and digital endorsements, exciting features, and engaging promotions.
  • Active Participation: Be actively involved in other programming and sales meetings as requested, contributing to the station's overall success.
  • Provide Regular Updates: Keep the Director of Content informed with weekly updates on the terrestrial and digital progress of the station.
  • Engage in Collaborative Meetings: Participate in periodic meetings with the Townsquare Classic Hits Format Leader, fostering collaboration and alignment.
  • Produce Commercials: Create commercial productions on a daily basis or as needed, ensuring top-notch quality.
  • Foster Local Content: Generate creative and engaging local content ideas not only for your show but also for other shows to enhance the station's appeal.
  • Weekend Coverage: Take charge of weekend coverage.
  • Social Media Engagement: Maintain an active presence on Facebook by posting daily updates before and during your show, enhancing the station's online visibility (Note: these posts do not count towards content creation requirements).
  • Leverage Your Station’s App: Create and schedule multiple daily App Alerts to keep your brand's audience informed and engaged, enhancing the overall user experience.


  • History of original written digital content
  • Knowledge of basic FCC rules and regulations.
  • Must have superior knowledge of current events and Classic Hits
  • Ability to interact with management and staff at all levels, multi-task, and handle pressures and deadlines.
  • Skill in operation of control board, remote broadcasting, and other related production equipment.
  • Quickly become proficient in NexGen and Adobe Audition. Computer literacy in applicable programs and excellent verbal communication skills.
  • Public speaking skills and ability to interact with listeners and clients in a public setting.
  • Problem-solving ability and skill in prioritizing.

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