PRODUCTION ASSISTANT - PART-TIME - KCBS-AM Newsroom

Job Locations USA-CA-San Francisco
ID
2022-4532
Category
News
Type
Union
Telecommute
No

Overview

Production Assistants work in the newsroom as an assistant to the editor on duty and the news director. They are responsible for coordinating the retrieval and labeling of sound, transcribing copy from field reporters, answering newsroom phone lines, and updating information such as sports scores, weather and market information. They must be able to handle listener inquiries and complaints in a polite, efficient manner. News Production Assistants should be able to recognize the urgency of phone calls (sources, breaking news tips, notice of news conferences) and make sure those calls are directed to the correct individual. News Production Assistants may also be assigned to production and guest booking duties for specialty programming.

 

Responsibilities

 

What You'll Do:

 

  • Writing and editing newscast/wire copy for broadcast
  • Interviewing newsmakers for news stories
  • Fact checking news stories and researching news topics
  • Light production duties as required
  • Other duties as required by management

Qualifications

  • Must be computer literate and have excellent writing skills
  • Knowledge of the broadcast area and station demographics is essential
  • 4 year degree in journalism preferred

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.