iHeartMedia Alabama Radio Network News Anchor in Birmingham, Alabama

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Job Summary:

Compose newscasts for Alabama Radio Network and create packages for WERC casts.

Responsibilities

  • Provides On-Air Talent with stories, audios, comedy clips, jokes, news, etc., for preparing for daily shows.

  • Provides logistical planning and insight to upcoming events, special programs and/or elements to be included in news coverage.

  • Gathers, writes, edits and prepares content that acts as a tip sheet for On-Air Talent.

  • Scans various websites, newspapers, magazines, social media, online content and other sources for latest information on celebrities, entertainment, news events, music, current events, weather etc., in order to collect information for posting on “prep services” websites.

  • Posts information onto websites for viewing.

  • May specialize in certain formats appropriate to coverage area demographics, e.g., country music, comedy, breaking events, celebrities’ news.

Qualifications

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and social networking platforms

  • Fully proficient with station(s)’ computer, voice and data systems or ability to learn new systems quickly

  • Knowledge of local audience’s interests and preferences

  • Excellent writing and editing ability; excellent grammar

  • Strong time management skills; adept at setting priorities and managing deadlines

  • Ability to plan and organize, manage projects and multi task in a fast-paced environment

  • High degree of attention to detail, optimal work standards and process improvement ability

  • Stress tolerance especially with tight deadlines

  • Strong interpersonal skills, can collaborate with all station staff

  • You must have a professional sounding news delivery.

  • You must exercise excellent news-judgement and copy writing ability.

  • You should always remain aware of all state and national News.

  • You should be social media savvy.

  • You must be quick with Cool-edit (Adobe Audition)

  • Experience with RCS Newsbuilder and NexGen is helpful.

  • You must be able to work independently.

  • You must be reliable and dependable.

  • You must have a positive attitude, a desire to learn and grow and to help our team provide the most compelling news content possible at all times.

Work Experience

• 2-3+ years’ experience in a similar newsgathering and/or media operations environment

Education

• Four-year Bachelor's degree in a related field; Media, Communications, or Journalism preferred

Certifications

• None required

Location

Birmingham, AL: 600 Beacon Parkway West, Suite 400, 35209

Position Type

Regular

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