WCBS-AM Anchor

Job Locations USA-NY-New York


New York’s WCBS Newsradio 880 is looking for a high-energy communicator with strong writing and storytelling skills to join an iconic news brand to help engage a new generation of news consumers.


The anticipated starting salary range for New York City-based individuals expressing interest in this position is $115,000-$140,000. 


Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities and location of the applicant, as well as internal and external equity.


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.


What You'll Do:


You will engage with our audience on multiple platforms to expand the reach of our journalism and storytelling.

  • Anchor and/or report live from the studio or in the field 
  • Conceptualize, pitch, develop and produce news segments
  • Gather, write, record, edit and deliver news content 
  • Collaborate with newsroom staff 
  • Anchor Live Coverage of Breaking News and Special Coverage
  • Interview newsmakers
  • Operate WCBS studio board while on air
  • Connect with listeners on social and digital platforms to promote brand
  • Contribute content on social and digital platforms, including but not limited to audio, video and written content
  • Develop and research potential news stories
  • Protect the station’s FCC license
  • Other duties as required by management 


About you:

Candidate must demonstrate strong news judgement and must understand the powerful voice and responsibility of our brand. We are looking for an idea-generating journalist with a positive attitude and standout work ethic. The winning candidate must demonstrate the ability to collaborate on story ideas.



Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. Candidates must be detail oriented and cool under the pressure of meeting tight deadlines. Major market experience in writing and delivering the news is a must. Experience in the New York Metropolitan area is a plus. Must be willing to work a schedule that could include holidays, nights, overnights, and/or weekends.


A valid driver’s license, satisfactory completion of a motor vehicle record check, and, if the position requires use of applicant’s own vehicle, proof of insurance, is required.


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).


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.