Anchor Nex

Job Locations USA-PA-Pittston
ID
2022-4581
Category
Programming
Type
Regular
Telecommute
No

Overview

Audacy Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, Pa (WILK Newsradio) is looking for an exceptional News Anchor for consistent part-time weekday shift. If you understand that compelling writing, great storytelling, and creative use of sound make for a great news product on-air and in the digital space, then we want to hear from you.

 

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

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What You'll Do:

 

Anchoring hourly news every weekday afternoon.

Producing and recording news segments.

Gathering, writing, recording, editing and delivering news/traffic & weather content including live coverage when necessary. 

Interviewing newsmakers.

Writing scripts and ad-libbing material for stories.

Development and research of potential news stories.

Protecting the station’s FCC license.

Other duties as required by management.

 

 

Qualifications

Preferred experience anchoring or reporting news for broadcast media.

Must be computer proficient with Microsoft Office products, and have the ability to fully utilize all the tools of broadcast and social media and excellent writing skills. 

Position requires proficiency in editing and packaging news sound and interviews.

Position requires contemporary sound and excellent on-air delivery.

Knowledge of the broadcast area and station demographics is essential;

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.

 

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.