Staff Writer


JACK FM is an iconic national radio brand known for its unconventional Playing What We Want format that eschews traditional DJs in favor of a more eclectic and humorous approach. Our brand is synonymous with innovative content, engaging humor, and a deep connection with our audience. We are looking for talented writers to join our creative team and contribute to the ongoing success and distinctive flavor of JACK FM.


As a JACK FM Writer, you will be responsible for crafting engaging, witty, and original content that resonates with our brand diamond and personality.  Your work will include writing humorous liners and scripts, web copy, eblasts, social media posts, and promotional material that aligns with and enhances our brand's personality.

  • Develop and write comedic content, including topical liners and other JACK scripted categories;
  • Collaborate with the creative and production teams to ensure content aligns with JACK FM's brand and audience expectations;
  • Incorporate topicality, pop culture, and political satire into JACK content in alignment with our brand persona and Character Diamond;
  • Participate with the team to generate new ideas and concepts for on-air content;
  • Work closely with other writers and editors to refine content and adapt to feedback;
  • Stay current with topics and trends that fit the JACK Brand to keep it relevant and energizing.
  • Must be familiar with the JACK FM brand and radio format;
  • Proven experience as a writer with a solid portfolio;
  • Excellent writing, editing, and communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and solo in a fast-paced, creative team environment;
  • Flexibility to adapt writing style to fit the brand voice and audience of JACK FM;
  • Understanding JACK FMs production processes and the ability to work within tight deadlines;
  • A keen understanding of current events, pop culture, and trends;
  • Experience in social media, radio, and comedy writing is a plus.
  • A degree in English, Journalism, Communications, or a related field is optional but optional.
  • Integrity - Forthright and straightforward, open and honest, reliable and trustworthy;
  • Communication & Interpersonal Skills - Ability to listen and comprehend, communicate well with others verbally and in writing, deal well with others, build rapport between self & others, build rapport among clients and team members;
  • Natural Learner / Self-Improvement – Competitive, cooperative, curious, open-minded, and passionate learner. Makes an effort to work on identifying, learning, and improving skills;
  • Judgment - Thinks clearly, evaluates all sides of issues, and generally makes sound and considered judgments;
  • Planning & Organization – Looks and thinks ahead, plans workload and schedules time to accomplish the job on time, organizes work, and sets priorities to perform duties;
  • Attitude - Displays a positive and constructive nature; enthusiastic and energized;
  • Initiative - Looks for and tries new ways of doing things, not satisfied with the status quo, a self-starter, works hard, driven to succeed;
  • Follow Through - Follows through on commitments and tasks, sticks with assignments until done, doesn't give up easily;
  • Adaptability & Flexibility - Responsive to change, open to new ideas, methods, situations.
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Interested candidates should submit a resume, a cover letter explaining why they are a good fit for JACK FM, and a portfolio showcasing a range of relevant work. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

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