Part Time Broadcast Journalist

Job Locations USA-MN-Minneapolis
ID
2021-3894
Category
News
Type
Union

Overview

News/Talk 830 WCCO, Minnesota’s heralded/legacy voice for news and talk, is seeking an experienced reporter/anchor for weekend and part-time air work.

 

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include anchoring newscasts in the studio or reporting from the field, cultivating and contributing story ideas, writing compelling and relevant copy, conducting interviews for actualities in a journalistically objective manner, interacting with talk shows as part of an on-air ensemble team, posting news content across all station digital platforms, and consistently developing contacts and sources for stories.

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Overall Professionalism
  • Judgement
  • Propriety
  • Confidentiality (at all times)
  • Taking Initiative (may include taking risks)
  • Being self-directed and motivated
  • Accepting responsibility
  • Being accountable
  • Self-critiquing

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each main responsibility satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities are able perform the essential functions.

 

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor's degree, preferably in Journalism or Communications. Must have newsroom experience and at least 3 years of anchor experience or an equivalent combination of education.

 

Other Skills and Abilities

Computer literate, expertise using audio editing software and broadcast equipment, highly organized, excellent public relations skills. Ability to write, edit and organize stories. Must have the ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure.

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.