News Reporter

Job Locations USA-VA-Richmond
ID
2022-4202
Category
News
Type
Regular
Telecommute
No

Overview

How would you like to work and play in the Capital of the most powerful State in the Union? Audacy-WRVA AM-FM in Richmond, Virginia has a rare opening for a Part Time News Reporter.  2022 and beyond will be unbelievable in news and politics, so come and be a part of a legendary radio station in one of America’s coolest cities.  We’ve got great restaurants, breweries and the history in this city is second to none.  You are also right in the middle of everything with DC to the north, Virginia Beach to the east and the mountains to the west.

You’ll be working with Brand Manager Gregg Henson as well as an experienced Major Market management team and Host as well as an outstanding support staff.

The ideal candidate loves politics, is proficient in social media, digital technology, a master of audio production and must be comfortable shooting pictures and video (including live video) for publication on the station's website. The ability to lead and direct a show/content while running an efficient control board is essential. The Candidate must also be able to write longer form stories for website publication.

 

 

Audacy offers full time employees with a comprehensive benefits package to include:  health care coordinator, medical, dental, vision, telemedicine, flexible spending accounts, health savings account, disability, life insurance, critical illness, hospital indemnity, accident insurance, paid time off (sick, vacation, personal, parental, volunteer), 401(k) retirement plan, discounted employee stock purchase, student loan payment assistance program, legal assistance, life assistance program, identity theft protection, discounted home and auto insurance, and pet insurance.

 

 

 

 

Responsibilities

What You'll Do:

 

 

Gathering, writing, recording, editing and delivering news content inclusive of providing live coverage when breaking news occurs.

Interviewing news makers.

Writing scripts and ad-libbing material for stories.

Development and research of potential news stories.

Protecting the station’s FCC license.

Making station appearances as required.

Working with sales and promotions departments to develop sponsored news packages.

Other duties as required by management.

 

Qualifications

 

Minimum of 3+ years anchoring or reporting news for broadcast media.  Must be computer literate and have excellent writing skills.   Position requires proficiency in editing and packaging news sound and interviews. Position requires valid state driver’s license and required insurance.  Knowledge of the broadcast area and station demographics is essential; 4 year degree in journalism preferred.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands and/or fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Position requires operation of a motor vehicle and the ability to speak clearly.

 

NOTE:  The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the employee, but are not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

 

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.