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Twin Traffic Reporter

Audacy

San Francisco, CA 04-29-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Overview

Audacy's San Francisco/Northwest Region's TWIN Division has a rare, full time Traffic/Weather/Sports Producer/Reporter position, based at All-News KCBS Radio in San Francisco, the Bay Area's number one news station. Are you an audacious and tech-savvy broadcast journalist with a positive attitude and impressive work ethic ready to join an elite news radio team? Are you a storyteller with a compelling on-air delivery? Can you translate dispatcher-speak into a language everyone can understand? Can you tell a sports story without numbers? Can you voice a weather report that doesn't require a meteorology degree to follow?

You should have an expertise and high-comfort level with all things IT, a second-nature social media proficiency (X, Facebook, Instagram) with a natural curiosity and desire to touch the listener in as many ways as imaginable. You will be expected to work under tight deadlines in a fast-paced newsroom. We are seeking a broadcast journalist who collaborates with editors and producers. You will be expected to actively participate on various social media channels and contribute content to the Audacy's digital platforms. You must be passionate, committed, self-motivated and agreeable to a flexible work schedule, which may include evenings, overnights and/or weekends. 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. This is not a job for a beginner. Experience in a major market is a plus.

Responsibilities

What You'll Do:
• Report from the Newsroom over the course of multiple hours on KCBS Radio and other Audacy and non-Audacy stations
• Gather, write, record, edit and deliver traffic/weather/sports/news content inclusive of providing live coverage
• Conceptualize, pitch, produce and voice live and/or recorded traffic/weather/sports segments
• Interview traffic/weather/sports news makers
• Write scripts and ad-lib material for stories
• Use social media - including but not limited to Facebook, X and Instagram - during the course of your shift to connect with listeners, promote upcoming stories and interviews, and to highlight station content
• Contribute content - including but not limited to audio, video and written format - to Audacy's digital platforms
• Develop and research potential traffic/weather/sports stories
• Provide live reads of sponsors within designated reports by the company including logging commercials, mentions, entitlements and discrepancies
• Record sponsor spec and demo spots as needed
• Make station appearances as required
• Protect the station's FCC licenses
• Other duties as required by management
• Position offers SAG-AFTRA Benefits and applicant must be willing to join SAG-AFTRA, (Union Code 105)

Qualifications

Required & Preferred:
• Minimum 2-year traffic/weather/sports/news reporting for broadcast media
• Must be computer literate, have excellent writing and presentation skills
• 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

Additional Information

Pay Transparency:The anticipated starting salary range for California based individuals expressing interest in this position is $61,939.17/yr to $63,177.96/yr. 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:

What You'll Do:
- Report from the Newsroom over the course of multiple hours on KCBS Radio and other Audacy and non-Audacy stations
- Gather, write, record, edit and deliver traffic/weather/sports/news content inclusive of providing live coverage
- Conceptualize, pitch, produce and voice live and/or recorded traffic/weather/sports segments
- Interview traffic/weather/sports news makers
- Write scripts and ad-lib material for stories
- Use social media - including but not limited to Facebook, X and Instagram - during the course of your shift to connect with listeners, promote upcoming stories and interviews, and to highlight station content
- Contribute content - including but not limited to audio, video and written format - to Audacy's digital platforms
- Develop and research potential traffic/weather/sports stories
- Provide live reads of sponsors within designated reports by the company including logging commercials, mentions, entitlements and discrepancies
- Record sponsor spec and demo spots as needed
- Make station appearances as required
- Protect the station's FCC licenses
- Other duties as required by management
- Position offers SAG-AFTRA Benefits and applicant must be willing to join SAG-AFTRA, (Union Code 105)

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gxe0wq-44-221-70-232-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $61,939 to $63,178 Per Year ($ USD)