iHeartMedia Alabama Radio Network News Anchor in Birmingham, Alabama
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Compose newscasts for Alabama Radio Network and create packages for WERC casts.
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.
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.
• 2-3+ years’ experience in a similar newsgathering and/or media operations environment
• Four-year Bachelor's degree in a related field; Media, Communications, or Journalism preferred
• None required
Birmingham, AL: 600 Beacon Parkway West, Suite 400, 35209
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