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Part Time Job

News Production Assistant

Audacy

Los Angeles, CA 02-16-2024
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  • Paid
  • Part Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
News Production Assistant
Overview

KNX 97.1 FM, Los Angeles' only 24-hour all-news station is looking for a part-time News Production Assistant (NPA). This is an entry-level position that requires strong communication skills, the ability to multitask under extreme deadline pressure, and the capability to think critically. Responsibilities include preparing audio for air, setting up and monitoring live reports and interviews, answering questions from the public, and handling general newsroom duties as directed. The successful candidate will be comfortable working independently and as part of a team, be immersed in local, national and international news, and have unshakable ethics and standards. You'll be working with the best journalists in the business.

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Prepare audio for broadcast
• Set up and monitor live shots and interviews
• Answer telephones and handle listener questions
• Monitor news sources and contribute story ideas
• Provide general assistance to the news staff, particularly during breaking news coverage

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Radio production and/or journalism background strongly preferred
• Must be able to manage and meet strict deadlines
• Experience with audio editing systems required
• Working knowledge of general office computer and newsroom software a plus
• Must be willing and able to work various shifts and be amenable to planned and unplanned changes in work schedule

Additional Information

Pay Transparency: The anticipated starting base salary range for California based individuals expressing interest in this position is $16.78/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. 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).

Responsibilities:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Prepare audio for broadcast
- Set up and monitor live shots and interviews
- Answer telephones and handle listener questions
- Monitor news sources and contribute story ideas
- Provide general assistance to the news staff, particularly during breaking news coverage

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g44vw1-3-230-143-213-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary: $16.78 Per Hour ($ USD)