Full Time News Reporter

Job Locations USA-CA-San Francisco
ID
2022-4775
Category
News
Type
Union

Overview

Audacy’s KCBS All News Radio, The Bay Area’s number one news station, is looking for an intrepid and
tech-savvy broadcast journalist with a positive attitude and impressive work ethic to join an elite news
team. You must be a great writer, have 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 or field environment. We are
seeking a broadcast journalist who collaborates with editors and producers and pitches story and
interview ideas. You will be expected to actively participate on various social media channels and
contribute content to the station’s digital assets, including the Audacy app and station website,
KCBSradio.com.

Responsibilities

Required:
● Report, from the field or Newsroom, over the course of multiple hours, on various KCBS channels
(radio, Audacy app, station website and social media channels)
● Conceptualize, pitch, produce and record news segments
● Gather, write, record, edit and deliver news content inclusive of providing live coverage when
breaking news occurs
● Interview newsmakers
● Write scripts and ad-lib material for stories
● Use social media – including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram – during the
course of your shift to connect with listeners, promote upcoming stories and interviews, and to
highlight station content
● Contribute content – including but not limited to audio, video and written format – to the
Audacy app and the station website, KCBSradio.com
● Develop and research potential news stories
● Protect the station’s FCC license
● Other duties as required by management

Qualifications

 

More About You:

 

You must be dependable, self-motivated and agreeable to a flexible work schedule, which may include
evenings, overnights and/or weekends. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required,
and candidates must be able to take a detail oriented approach to work while meeting tight deadlines.
This is not a job for a beginner. Experience in the San Francisco market is a plus. Anchoring experience is
a plus, but not required.

 

Required & Preferred:

 

If MVR is required please be sure to use this exact language:

 

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.