Full Time Job

News Anchor

Audacy

New York, NY 11-08-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
News Anchor (WCBS-AM)
Overview

New York's WCBS Newsradio 880 is looking for a high-energy communicator with strong writing and storytelling skills to join an iconic news brand to help engage a new generation of news consumers.

Responsibilities

What You'll Do:

You will engage with our audience on multiple platforms to expand the reach of our journalism and storytelling.
• Anchor and/or report live from the studio or in the field
• Conceptualize, pitch, develop and produce news segments
• Gather, write, record, edit and deliver news content
• Collaborate with newsroom staff
• Anchor Live Coverage of Breaking News and Special Coverage
• Interview newsmakers
• Operate WCBS studio board while on air
• Connect with listeners on social and digital platforms to promote brand
• Contribute content on social and digital platforms, including but not limited to audio, video and written content
• Develop and research potential news stories
• Protect the station's FCC license
• Other duties as required by management

Qualifications

About you:

Candidate must demonstrate strong news judgement and must understand the powerful voice and responsibility of our brand. We are looking for an idea-generating journalist with a positive attitude and standout work ethic. The winning candidate must demonstrate the ability to collaborate on story ideas.

Required:

Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. Candidates must be detail oriented and cool under the pressure of meeting tight deadlines. Major market experience in writing and delivering the news is a must. Experience in the New York Metropolitan area is a plus. Must be willing to work a schedule that could include holidays, nights, overnights, and/or 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.

THIS IS A PART TIME POSITION Vaccination Requirements

To help promote and ensure the safety of all of our employees and the communities we serve, we require all incoming employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus. If hired, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination, which will be kept confidential. If you are not vaccinated, or partially vaccinated currently, but willing to become fully vaccinated, we invite you to still apply.

Audacy is committed to providing a safe and inclusive work environment for all and we recognize that some individuals may have a sincerely held religious belief as it pertains to the practice of immunization or a medical disability which may prevent them from becoming vaccinated. Individuals who cannot be fully vaccinated due to a sincere religious belief or medical disability may request an accommodation. We request that you refrain from discussing religious beliefs or medical conditions during the interview process. If you believe you need an accommodation, you will have an opportunity to submit your request during the interview process. All requests for accommodation will remain confidential and reviewed by selected individuals within the HR department. We cannot guarantee that all requests for accommodation will be granted. Please refer to our EEO policy and statement below.

Responsibilities:

What You'll Do:

You will engage with our audience on multiple platforms to expand the reach of our journalism and storytelling.
- Anchor and/or report live from the studio or in the field
- Conceptualize, pitch, develop and produce news segments
- Gather, write, record, edit and deliver news content
- Collaborate with newsroom staff
- Anchor Live Coverage of Breaking News and Special Coverage
- Interview newsmakers
- Operate WCBS studio board while on air
- Connect with listeners on social and digital platforms to promote brand
- Contribute content on social and digital platforms, including but not limited to audio, video and written content
- Develop and research potential news stories
- Protect the station's FCC license
- Other duties as required by management

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rb19ye-3-81-89-248-42 in your application.