News Anchor (Pipeline Posting)

Job Locations USA-NY-New York | USA-CA-Los Angeles | USA-CA-San Francisco | USA-IL-Chicago | USA-PA-Philadelphia
ID
2021-3854
Category
News
Type
Regular

Overview

Audacy, the nation’s leader in all-news content creation, is looking for our next generation of anchors for some of the biggest local news brands in America. If you are an excellent storyteller with a conversational and engaging delivery, can write compelling copy, understand what it takes to thrive both on-air and in the digital space in a fast paced 24/7 news environment we want to hear from you!

 

Send a resume, samples of your work and a brief philosophy of what makes news compelling in the 21st century media landscape by applying to this posting.

 

Please note: This is a pipeline posting. All qualified applicants will be asked to apply to an open job requisition when one becomes available.

Responsibilities

 

What You'll Do:

 

The typical job duties of a Job Anchor at Audacy are:

 

  • Anchor live from the studio, including breaking news and special coverage
  • Conceptualize, pitch, develop and produce news segments
  • Gather, write, record, edit and deliver news content
  • Interview newsmakers
  • Operate studio board while on air
  • Additional duties will be specified in the live job posting.  

Qualifications

 

More About You:

 

  • Must have a minimum of 5+ years’ experience anchoring or reporting news
  • Must be able to thrive in a fast paced all-news environment and cover every type of story including breaking news and features
  • Must have excellent writing and presentation skills
  • Strong interview skills with experience interviewing newsmakers and public figures
  • Proficient in editing and packaging news, audio, and interviews
  • Experience with and an understanding of social media and digital news
  • The ability to expertly ad-lib when the situation warrants is crucial
  • Ability to interpret and simplify complex copy and update copy on the fly as news warrants
  • Ability to plan, organize and multi task in a fast-paced environment
  • Outstanding news judgment and ability to work under deadline pressure
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team environment
  • Proficient in media production and broadcast systems
  • Ability to work flexible and irregular hours
  • Willingness to experiment and innovate
  • Bachelor’s degree

Vaccination Requirements

Pursuant to NYC's Vaccination Workplace Requirement, employers may not allow any unvaccinated workers to work at their workplace. Therefore, we require all incoming employees who will be working in our New York City offices 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 leading multi-platform audio content and entertainment company with the country’s best collection of local music, news and sports brands, a premium podcast creator, major event producer, and digital innovator. Audacy engages 200 million consumers each month, bringing people together around content that matters 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.