News Reporter

Job Locations USA-CA-Los Angeles
ID
2021-2597
Category
News
Type
Regular

Overview

KNX 1070 Newsradio, Southern California's only all-news radio station, is seeking an experienced, dynamic and creative broadcast journalist who lives and breathes the local market. The successful candidate has a 24/7 attitude for news gathering, and is an energetic, enthusiastic and creative team player and a compelling story teller with the desire and ability to deliver news quickly and concisely.  Experience covering live, breaking news is a must. 

Responsibilities

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES  

  • Gather news and report from the field on a day-to-day basis
  • Write scripts and ad-lib material for stories
  • Interview news makers
  • Use social media accounts to gather news and promote content
  • Develop and pitch story ideas
  • Work with newsroom staff to meet on-air and digital content demands
  • Related duties as necessary

Qualifications

  • At least 3 years' large to major market reporting experience required 
  • A conversational, engaging delivery with or without a script
  • Ability to multitask and meet constant and tight deadlines
  • Ability to interpret and simplify complex copy
  • Ability to work flexible and irregular hours
  • Basic audio editing skills
  • Extensive knowledge of Los Angeles area and Southern California
  • Anchor experience and fluency in Spanish language preferred  
  • Valid driver's license
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination

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.