iHeartMedia Full Time Traffic Anchor in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania

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Job Summary:

Traffic Anchor writes, prepares and reads traffic reports on traffic and transit conditions for radio stations.

Duties – Traffic Anchor

  • Providing timely and useful information to commuters by maintaining contact with external sources of information;

  • Announcing the latest accidents and traffic delays;

  • Reading traffic reports, commercials and public service messages on the radio from a variety of sources;

  • Canvassing local, state and national traffic news to determine significance and prioritization;

  • Identifying, researching and creating copy regarding traffic to feature during on-air shifts;

  • Finalizing content using digital audio editing software;

  • Managing gathered information to ensure accuracy and timeliness and tracking any changes;

  • In designated Hub stations, gathering and providing coverage for stations in multiple cities/locations;

  • May be embedded at affiliate broadcast studio or transportation agency operations center;

  • Maintaining crucial deadlines in order to provide traffic updates in a timely fashion;

  • Flexibility in work schedules and/or split-shift assignment to cover both morning and afternoon drive-time traffic

  • Interacting with station personnel as requested to support program, entertainment and advertising goals;

  • Being available for audio or video transmissions in the event of an emergency due to regulatory reasons, severe weather or other urgency, as determined by Company in its reasonable discretion;

  • Providing content to and promoting Company social networking sites, applications and other media as directed; and

  • All other reasonably associated duties related to Employee’s position.

Qualifications:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, social networking platforms and audio production software

  • Knowledgeable with local coverage area geography and roadways, mass transit and traffic patterns

  • Pleasant, charismatic and well-controlled voice; excellent pronunciation

  • Adept at working in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented, “newsroom-like” collaborative environment

  • Excellent writing and editing skills; proficient in grammar

  • Strong attention to detail, following up until issues are resolved

  • Understanding of police scanners a plus

Work Experience:

  • 2+ years’ experience on a commercial radio station.

Qualified candidates should include their resume, cover letter, MP3 or demo link for consideration.

Location

Bala Cynwyd, PA: 555 E. City Avenue, Suite 1000, 19004

Position Type

Regular

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.

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iHeartMedia, Inc. is one of the leading global media and entertainment companies specializing in radio, digital, outdoor, mobile, live events, and on-demand entertainment and information services across the nation and providing premier opportunities for advertisers.

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