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Cover letter for a radio station position (5 samples)

Amanda Knowles

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This article will list samples of “cover letters for a radio station job.”

Examples of cover letters for a radio station position

When applying for a radio station position, your cover letter is an opportunity for you to tell your story, without being stuck in the formatting constraints of the resume. The best format for writing a cover letter is as follows:

  • Address the employer with a formal salutation. For example, “Dear/Hello (name of the recipient).” If you do not know the recipient's name, you can refer to them as the hiring manager.
  • The next step is to state the position you are applying for and how you found the opening. 
  • Make a brief statement about why you're interested in the position. Write a paragraph about why you are the perfect candidate for the job.
  • State your skills and work experience. Ensure your skills and experiences are similar to the job position. When highlighting skills, provide the accomplishment you have achieved. 
  • Conclude your letter with a forward-looking statement. For example, “I look forward to discussing the position further.”

Sample 1: “Cover letter for a radio station job”

“<Ad-dresser's Address>

<addressee's address>

RE: APPLICATION FOR INTERN FREELANCING POSITION WITH

I hereby submit my application to your office. My name is <NAME> Intern seeker and I am looking for a non-paid intern freelancing English Radio Presenter position with <Radio>.

I have a great interest and passion in Radio Profession and I could be very helpful at <RADIO>. I am dependable, bright, eager to learn and very trustworthy with excellent communication skills and calm under pressure.

I could be of a service in your programming department on a flexible, part-time basis. All I ask in return is the privilege of working with and learning from your staff.

I have enclosed my resume which will give you an idea of my background. If there is anything else you need, please do not hesitate to call. I am ready for an aircheck/demo recording at any time.

I would gladly make time to meet with you personally. Thank you in advance. I look forward to hearing from you.

Thank you.

Sincerely,

....................

<NAME>”

Sample 2: “Cover letter for a radio station job”

“Shayna Booker

City, State, Zip Code

Home : 000-000-0000 Cell: 000-000-0000

email@email.com

Dear Mr. Hall,

I am writing to apply for the Radio Announcer position with WKSS Radio Network. I am a broadcasting professional with over 12 years of on-air radio experience. In my current position as News Director/Radio Announcer with WBLR Radio I gather and write daily news stories read the news each hour on the morning show and act as weekday morning co-host.

I have strong organizational skills with a great attention to detail. My writing skills are above par and I am able to write engaging commercial spots and voice-overs. I have a very engaging personality quick wit and pleasant clear voice. Listeners often call in to compliment me on something humorous I’ve said and supervisors appreciate my ability to think on my feet. I would love to bring these assets to the team at WKSS as your new Radio Announcer.

I have no doubt you will find me to be a well-qualified candidate. I hope to hear from you soon so that we can schedule an interview; please find my demo tape enclosed. Thank you in advance for your time and consideration.

Sincerely,

Shayna Booker”

Sample 3: “Cover letter for a radio station job”

“Dear Hiring manager,

I am looking forward to meeting with you to share my enthusiasm for filling your Radio Host vacancy. 

My 16 years of radio experience have shown me that I have a passion for this kind of work, while my 10 years as the morning host at WKQP provide a solid foundation for contributing my knowledge and skills to your needs. With this combined experience, I feel that I am the best person for this position.My on-air background is extensive and includes managing operational needs while providing high-quality entertainment, news reading, and live broadcasts that engage the community and increase total listeners. I work well with sponsors, and I relate easily to a wide range of team members. I am passionate about using my abilities to enhance the station’s market position and continuously improve listener enjoyment.With my dedication, outgoing personality, and in-depth knowledge of the work of a radio personality, I am confident I can benefit your operations. 

I look forward to meeting you in person to discuss how I can serve your station in increasing sales and market share. In the meantime, please feel free to contact me at your convenience via the phone number and email address above. Thank you for your time and consideration.”

Sample 4: “Cover letter for a radio station job”

“Dear Mr. Brown,

I am writing to express my interest in the radio host position that you have available. I believe that my experience as a radio host, coupled with my education and work experience, make me an ideal candidate for this position.

I have been working as a radio host for the past five years at WXYZ Radio. I started out as an intern, but was quickly promoted to a full-time position after just one year. I have worked on several different shows during my time there, including “The Morning Show” and “The Afternoon Drive”. I currently co-host “The Midday Show” with my colleague, Steve Jones.

I have also had the opportunity to work as a guest host on other shows, such as “The Morning Show” and “The Evening News”. My versatility has allowed me to gain valuable experience in all aspects of radio hosting. It has also given me the chance to develop my skills in interviewing guests and reading from scripts.

My most recent job title was “radio host”, but I have also held positions as a producer and an assistant producer. I enjoy being part of a team and working together with others to achieve common goals. I am confident that I would be able to fit into your company culture easily.

I am very interested in this position because it is a perfect match for my qualifications and experience. I love working in radio and feel that I could bring something unique to your station. I would love the chance to meet with you in person so we can discuss how my skills could benefit your organization.”

Sample 5: “Cover letter for a radio station job”

“Dear [name],

I am excited to be applying for the Radio Host position at WXYZ Radio. I have more than 10 years of experience in the radio industry and I believe that my skills and passion for broadcasting make me the perfect candidate for this role.

I have a proven track record of success in radio broadcasting. I have hosted my own show for the past six years, and in that time, my show has consistently been one of the most popular on the airwaves. I have also won several awards for my work, including the prestigious Marconi Award.

In addition to my hosting experience, I also have a strong background in production. I have produced and edited many of my own shows, and I have also worked on shows for other broadcasters. I am confident in my ability to produce high-quality content that will engage and entertain listeners.

I am passionate about radio and I am committed to providing the best possible listening experience for my listeners. I believe that WXYZ Radio is the perfect place for me to continue my career and I am excited to have the opportunity to join your team.

Thank you for your time and consideration. I look forward to hearing from you soon.”

Frequently Asked Questions: Examples of cover letters for a radio station position

How do you write a quality cover letter?

Writing a quality Cover Letter

  • Use fewer words to say more. 
  • Tailor your cover letter to a specific job. 
  • Highlight your accomplishments.  
  • Use keywords from the job description.

Are cover letters necessary for a radio station position?

Yes. A well-crafted cover letter can help to bridge the gap between your lack of practice experience and other applicants who have plenty.

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Citations

https://www.mindsumo.com/cover-letters/Radio-Station/Internship/4388
https://www.livecareer.com/cover-letter/examples/media-communication/radio-host
https://climbtheladder.com/radio-host-cover-letter/
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Amanda Knowles

Amanda Knowled is an Applied Psychologist, with a deep interest in psychopathology and neuropsychology and how psychology impacts and permeates every aspect of our environment. She has worked in Clinical settings (as Special Ed. Counselor, CBT Therapist) and has contributed at local Universities as a Faculty member from time to time. She has a graduate degree in English Literature and feels very connected to how literature and psychology interact. She feels accountable and passionate about making a "QUALITY" contribution to the overall global reform and well-being. She actively seeks out opportunities where she can spread awareness and make a positive difference across the globe for the welfare of our global society.