Cumulus Media
60Below average
3.4
Get weekly updates, new jobs, and reviews
How has this company responded to COVID‑19?
Learn more

Interviews at Cumulus Media

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Cumulus Media.
Interview experience
Based on 69 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 68 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 65 interviews
About two weeks

Interview process at Cumulus Media

Overview experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, rating is 7.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, rating is 4.

Interview process length
About two weeks
28%
About a day or two
25%
About a week
23%
About a month
12%
More than one month
12%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
79%
Phone call/screening
48%
Background check
42%
Group interview
29%
Presentation
14%
Least reported steps
Take-home/sample work
9%
Other
8%
They have no interview
3%

What candidates say about the interview process at Cumulus Media

  • Mine was a bit drawn out. I interviewed for one market and was then asked to consider a different market, which I did. Went through the process on the local and corporate levels before the Market Mana…
    Shared on March 30, 2020 - Program Director/On-Air Personality - First interview was off site, then on site.
  • The same as in most companies: once you submit an audition tape (or mp3 file), you are contacted for at least one of multiple face-to-face interviews. Depending on how you come across, you may go on f…
    Shared on August 19, 2019 - Announcer - Kokomo, IN
  • Very easy but nerve racking!!!
    Shared on February 9, 2018 - Business Manager - Columbus, MS

Interview questions at Cumulus Media

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • My first operations manager asked me all kinds of negative questions. I almost didn’t want the job after the interview, but took it anyway.
    Shared on September 19, 2020 - On-Air Personality - Indianapolis, IN
  • Standard interview questions, then focused in on equipment & software familiarity and situational questions.
    Shared on March 30, 2020 - Program Director/On-Air Personality - First interview was off site, then on site.
  • Typical hiring question
    Shared on July 5, 2019 - Sr. Account Executive - Huntsville, AL

The first interview at Cumulus Media

How candidates got an interview
  • Employee referral28%
  • Through Indeed18%
  • I called them13%
  • Other13%
  • Other online job site11%

How candidates received their first interview at Cumulus Media

  • Employee referral.
    Shared on January 26, 2020 - Promotions Director - Lexington, KY
  • Walked in with resume.
    Shared on August 14, 2018 - Sales Representative - Green Bay, WI
  • Sent resume after requesting interview through social media.
    Shared on February 25, 2018 - Promotions Assistant "Street Team" - Connecticut