WCBS 880 is looking for motivated individuals for full-time opportunities as newsroom Desk Assistants. The job of a Desk Assistant is to assist the WCBS 880 news operation in all aspects of delivering news and information to the tristate region. We’re looking for digitally savvy candidates who can multi-task in a fast-paced work environment and demonstrate a passion for news and telling compelling news stories.
The anticipated starting salary range for New York City-based individuals expressing interest in this position is $38,000/yr - $40,123.20/yr.
Salary is determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, and location of the applicant, as well as internal and external equity.
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.
What You'll Do:
Desk Assistants handle the phones, speaking to reporters, listeners, news sources, and newsmakers. Desk assistants also help support reporters, writers, and producers with news research, recording audio events, recording audio interviews, editing audio, and uploading content. Successful candidates will be expected to have a skill for working under pressure with attention to detail in a deadline environment. Desk Assistants also work with news management on long-form coverage and special projects. Successful candidates will be required to understand the WCBS 880 brand and all aspects of our news product.
More About You:
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).
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.
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