Editor and Producer

Job Locations USA-CA-San Francisco
ID
2024-6791
Category
Programming
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 journalist with a positive attitude and impressive work ethic to join an elite news team.  

KCBS is a 24/7 live and local news station.  The Part-Time News Editor/Producer schedule will vary, and may include evenings, overnights, mornings and/or weekends, subject to change based on station and news/coverage needs.

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The anticipated starting salary range for individuals expressing interest in this position is $22.02/hr-$38.02/hr. 

Salary to be 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.

 

 

Responsibilities

What you’ll do:

  • Edit and produce newscasts (including but not limited to selecting, editing and/or writing news content)
  • Manage the flow of news and information (including but not limited to receiving and researching news tips, calling on breaking stories, conducting off-air interviews with officials and newsmakers)
  • Edit audio for broadcast and digital assets
  • Collaborate with colleagues about news coverage (i.e. propose and contribute to daily and long-term coverage plans)
  • Research and arrange compelling live and pre-recorded interviews
  • Promote news coverage on a variety of channels, including broadcast, social media, the Audacy app and station website
  • Contribute content to the station’s social media channels, the Audacy app and the station website, KCBSradio.com
  • Protect the station’s FCC license
  • Other duties as required by management
  • Must be available to work all hours, overnights, and weekends and be amenable to changes in work shift
  • Required to join SAG-AFTRA

Qualifications

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.  You must be creative and proactive.  We are looking for a proficient news gatherer who uses a variety of sources and is comfortable with audio and video editing equipment and programs.  We are seeking a journalist who collaborates with colleagues and feels comfortable pitching story and interview ideas to colleagues.  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.  Experience in the San Francisco market is a plus, but not required.  

 

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

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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