Full Time Job

News Anchor


Philadelphia, PA 10-13-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

KYW Newsradio, Philadelphia's all-news radio station, is seeking an experienced, dynamic broadcast journalist to be a full time news anchor. A qualified candidate must be an experienced market broadcaster and must be practiced and comfortable with conversational, compelling broadcast news writing and delivery. The ability to expertly ad-lib when the situation warrants is crucial. A working knowledge of the Philadelphia news environment is key.


• At least 5 years' experience in an on-air role at a medium- or large-market news station.
• Ability to develop and effectively pitch story ideas
• A conversational, engaging delivery with or without a script
• Ability to interpret and simplify complex copy
• Ability to update copy on the fly as news warrants.
• Familiarity and experience covering news in the Philadelphia market
• Comfort with audio editing tools
• Comfort with using social media to gather news and promote content
• Knowledge of legal guidelines that govern broadcast media
• Ability to work flexible and irregular hours

A valid driver's license and a satisfactory completion of a motor vehicle record check, is also required.


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