Part Time Job

Production Assistant - AM Newsroom

Audacy

San Francisco, CA 06-23-2022
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  • Paid
  • Part Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
PRODUCTION ASSISTANT - PART-TIME - KCBS-AM Newsroom
Overview

Production Assistants work in the newsroom as an assistant to the editor on duty and the news director. They are responsible for coordinating the retrieval and labeling of sound, transcribing copy from field reporters, answering newsroom phone lines, and updating information such as sports scores, weather and market information. They must be able to handle listener inquiries and complaints in a polite, efficient manner. News Production Assistants should be able to recognize the urgency of phone calls (sources, breaking news tips, notice of news conferences) and make sure those calls are directed to the correct individual. News Production Assistants may also be assigned to production and guest booking duties for specialty programming.

Responsibilities

What You'll Do:
• Writing and editing newscast/wire copy for broadcast
• Interviewing newsmakers for news stories
• Fact checking news stories and researching news topics
• Light production duties as required
• Other duties as required by management

Qualifications
• Must be computer literate and have excellent writing skills
• Knowledge of the broadcast area and station demographics is essential
• 4 year degree in journalism preferred

Responsibilities:

What You'll Do:
- Writing and editing newscast/wire copy for broadcast
- Interviewing newsmakers for news stories
- Fact checking news stories and researching news topics
- Light production duties as required
- Other duties as required by management

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d5wqq0-44-192-65-228-42 in your application.