Part-Time News Anchor

Job Locations US-CT-Farmington
ID
2021-2453
Category
Programming
Type
Regular
Telecommute
No

Overview

 

WTIC Newstalk 1080 (Connecticut’s number one radio news operation) is looking for an experienced, energetic, enthusiastic and creative team player for a Part Time News Anchor/Writer position.

Responsibilities

 

Extensive experience is not necessary, but this is not a training position.


This position requires:

  • Anchoring top and bottom hour newscasts
  • Operating the audio board
  • Writing stories
  • Updating our website and assisting preparations for morning drive newscasts.

Qualifications

Applicants must be:

  • A good writer
  • Have the ability to deliver news with an edge, quickly and concisely;
  • Have some experience with audio boards
  • An understanding of digital editing
  • Good judgment
  • The ability to handle several tasks at a time
  • Be a self-starter and possess a commitment to local news
  • Must be 110% reliable and have a strong sense of responsibility
  • Mmust be able to work nights, overnights, weekends, and holidays.  This will include occasional overnight shifts.

We are looking for someone with a real commitment to local news!!!

Vaccination Requirements

To help promote and ensure the safety of all of our employees and the communities we serve, we require all incoming employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus.  If hired, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination, which will be kept confidential. If you are not vaccinated, or partially vaccinated currently, but willing to become fully vaccinated, we invite you to still apply.

 

Audacy is committed to providing a safe and inclusive work environment for all and we recognize that some individuals may have a sincerely held religious belief as it pertains to the practice of immunization or a medical disability which may prevent them from becoming vaccinated.   Individuals who cannot be fully vaccinated due to a sincere religious belief or medical disability may request an accommodation. We request that you refrain from discussing religious beliefs or medical conditions during the interview process.  If you believe you need an accommodation, you will have an opportunity to submit your request during the interview process.  All requests for accommodation will remain confidential and reviewed by selected individuals within the HR department.  We cannot guarantee that all requests for accommodation will be granted. Please refer to our EEO policy and statement below.

About Us

Audacy, Inc. (NYSE: AUD) is a scaled, multi-platform audio content and entertainment company with the country’s best radio broadcasting group, a leader in virtually every segment of audio, and America’s #1 creator of original, premium audio.  Audacy engages over 170 million consumers each month, bringing people together around the news, sports, podcasts and music that matter to them. Learn more at www.audacyinc.com, Facebook (Audacy Corp) and Twitter (@AudacyCorp).

EEO

Audacy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Audacy affords equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, religion or religious creed, sex/ gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age (over 40), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law, and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Consistent with our commitment to equal employment opportunity, we provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who need assistance in applying electronically for a position with Audacy, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship. To request a reasonable accommodation for this purpose, please call 1-610-660-5614. Please note that this phone number is to be used solely to request an accommodation with respect to the online application process. Calls for any other reason will not be returned. Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.