Broadcast Journalist and News Anchor

Job Locations USA-MN-Minneapolis
ID
2022-4552
Category
News
Type
Union

Overview

Audacy Minnesota’s WCCO-AM is searching for a Broadcast Journalist and experienced news anchor.  Are you a curious and savvy journalist with a positive attitude and impressive work ethic - ready to help work with one of the upper Midwest’s most-trusted newsrooms? You must be a great writer, have a compelling on air delivery, be a proficient news gatherer - using a variety of sources - and be comfortable with audio and video editing equipment and programs. You will be expected to work under tight deadlines in a fast-paced Newsroom and field environment. We are seeking a broadcast journalist with significant experience as an on-air anchor with the ability to contribute off-script to live talk shows. You will be expected to actively participate on various social media channels and contribute content to the station website (wccoradio.com).

Responsibilities

Description:

  • Anchor multi-hour shifts on News-Talk station.
  • Produce and record news stories.
  • Gather, write, record, edit and deliver content inclusive of providing live coverage when breaking news occurs.
  • Interview newsmakers.
  • Write scripts and ad-lib material for stories.
  • Develop and research potential stories.
  • Ability to write and post stories to the website and social media.
  • Other duties as required by management.
  • Must be available early mornings, nights, weekends as necessary.

 

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years anchoring and reporting news/sports for broadcast media.
  • Must be computer literate and have excellent writing skills.
  • Proficiency in editing and packaging news sound and interviews.
  • Must possess contemporary sound and excellent on-air delivery.
  • Knowledge of the broadcast area and station demographics.

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.