KYW Newsradio, Philadelphia’s leading multimedia newsroom, is seeking an experienced, dynamic broadcast journalist to be a full-time news anchor. A qualified candidate must be news-savvy, full of fresh and relatable ideas for stories and segments. She or he must be practiced and comfortable with conversational, compelling broadcast news writing and delivery. The ability to expertly ad-lib when the situation warrants is crucial. On-air experience and a working knowledge of the Philadelphia news environment are key. Preference for candidates who can do all of the above while also helping build KYW's credibility on digital and social media platforms. An audio demo must be included with the application.
What You'll Do:
Required & Preferred:
● At least 3 years’ experience in an on-air role at a medium- or large-market news station.
● A conversational, engaging delivery with or without a script
● Ability to interpret and simplify complex copy
● Ability to update copy on the fly as news warrants.
● Ability to develop and effectively pitch story ideas
● Familiarity and experience covering news in the Philadelphia market
● Comfort with audio editing tools
● Knowledge of legal guidelines that govern broadcast media
● Ability to work flexible and irregular hours, especially nights and 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.
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