Part-time General Assignment Reporter

Job Locations USA-PA-Philadelphia
ID
2024-6538
Category
News
Type
Union

Overview

KYW Newsradio is looking for a part-time general assignment reporter for broadcast and digital, who can excel in on-the-ground reporting in Philadelphia.

KYW Newsradio is looking for a part-time general assignment reporter for broadcast and digital, who can excel in on-the-ground reporting in Philadelphia.

deal candidates will have a minimum of 3+ years experience reporting for a news organization, be able to work in a hybrid digital/broadcast environment, and have excellent news judgment. 

Responsibilities

What You'll Do:

  •  Producing and recording news segments for KYW Newsradio
  • Gathering, writing, recording, editing and delivering news content inclusive of providing live coverage when breaking news occurs
  • Maintaining general knowledge of issues, policies, and newsmakers in the broadcasting area 
  • 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.
  • Flexibility with working nights and weekends

Qualifications

 

More About You:

 

Required & Preferred:

 

  • At least three years of reporting experience for a news organization
  • Experience in editing and packaging news sound and interviews
  • Understanding and experience reporting as a multimedia journalist
  • Experience in a busy and fast-paced, 24/7 newsroom
  • Comfort with breaking news and deadline pressure
  • Proactivity and self-starting attitude a must
  • Ability to be nimble and pivot with the ebb and flow of the news cycle
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent interview skills
  • Excellent news judgment
  • Knowledge of the broadcast area of greater Philadelphia and station demographics a plus
  • 4-year degree in journalism, broadcasting or an adjacent field preferred

 

*COVER LETTER IS REQUIRED*

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands and/or fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Position requires operation of a motor vehicle and the ability to speak clearly.

NOTE:  The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the employee, but are not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

About Us

Audacy, Inc. (NYSE: AUD; OTC: AUDA) 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), X (@AudacyCorp), LinkedIn (@Audacy-Inc), Instagram (@lifeataudacy) and Threads (@Audacy_Corp).

EEO

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