Part Time Job

News Reporter

Audacy

Richmond, VA 10-05-2021
Apply @ Employer
  • Paid
  • Part Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

News Reporter
Overview

How would you like to work and play in the Capital of the most powerful State in the Union? Audacy-WRVA AM-FM in Richmond, Virginia has a rare opening for a Part Time News Reporter. 2021 and beyond will be unbelievable in news and politics, so come and be a part of a legendary radio station in one of America's coolest cities. We've got great restaurants, breweries and the history in this city is second to none. You are also right in the middle of everything with DC to the north, Virginia Beach to the east and the mountains to the west.

You'll be working with Brand Manager Gregg Henson as well as an experienced Major Market management team and Host as well as an outstanding support staff.

The ideal candidate loves politics, is proficient in social media, digital technology, a master of audio production and must be comfortable shooting pictures and video (including live video) for publication on the station's website. The ability to lead and direct a show/content while running an efficient control board is essential. The Candidate must also be able to write longer form stories for website publication.

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:

Gathering, writing, recording, editing and delivering news content inclusive of providing live coverage when breaking news occurs.

Interviewing news makers.

Writing scripts and ad-libbing material for stories.

Development and research of potential news stories.

Protecting the station's FCC license.

Making station appearances as required.

Working with sales and promotions departments to develop sponsored news packages.
Other duties as required by management.

Qualifications

Minimum of 3+ years anchoring or reporting news for broadcast media. Must be computer literate and have excellent writing skills. Position requires proficiency in editing and packaging news sound and interviews. Position requires valid state driver's license and required insurance. Knowledge of the broadcast area and station demographics is essential; 4 year degree in journalism preferred.

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.

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:

Gathering, writing, recording, editing and delivering news content inclusive of providing live coverage when breaking news occurs.
Interviewing news makers.
Writing scripts and ad-libbing material for stories.
Development and research of potential news stories.
Protecting the station's FCC license.
Making station appearances as required.
Working with sales and promotions departments to develop sponsored news packages.
Other duties as required by management.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d98wmm-3-80-3-192-42 in your application.