iHeartMedia News Anchor/Reporter in Louisville, Kentucky
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The audio revolution is here – and iHeart is leading it! From broadcast radio to digital streaming radio to podcasting, audio continues to grow – and iHeart, which reaches 90% of Americans every month, is the #1 audio company in America across every one of those platforms. We’re the home of many of the country’s most popular and trusted on-air personalities and podcast influencers; we build important connections with hundreds of communities across America; we create and produce some of the most popular and well-known branded live music events in America; and we have the only complete audio ad technology stack in the industry for all forms of audio, from on demand to broadcast radio, digital streaming radio and podcasting. Only one company in America has the #1 position in everything audio: iHeartMedia.
If you’re excited about this role but don’t feel your experience aligns perfectly with the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. At iHeartMedia we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace and are looking for teammates passionate about what we do!
What We Need:
This position is for a full-time news anchor, providing critical content to Louisville and surrounding cities along with Regional responsibilities and other duties as assigned. The employee will provide national as well as local coverage for station groups to use during their newscasts.
Note this position involves anchoring newscasts on Saturdays.
What You'll Do:
Gathers, writes, edits and anchors multiple market newscasts.
Monitors sources for breaking news, e.g., wires and social media.
Provides newscasts/reports and write copy.
What You'll Need:
Self-motivated to work, finding stories and anchoring newscasts
Strong on-air presence and ability to present newscasts with authority
Excellent writing and editing ability; excellent grammar
Strong time management skills; adept at setting priorities and managing deadlines
Knowledgeable and up-to-date with local and national trends
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team environment
Proficient in media production (primarily audio) and broadcast systems
Strong social media skills including email, writing/posting for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
- At least 1-3 years experience, either professionally or in college
- College degree preferred, but not required
Please note this position could require work-from-home, and in addition to being a regularly scheduled anchor, could also be on an as-needed basis to cover openings among the staff after a sufficient training period.
What You'll Bring:
Respect for others and a strong belief that others should do this in return
Ability to work within standardized procedures and an understanding of when to escalate
Skills to solve straightforward problems using established procedures
Close attention to detail, following up until issues are resolved
Common courtesy when communicating with coworkers and outside contacts
Louisville, KY: 428 S 4th St, Suite 230, 40202
iHeartMedia’s benefits offering is flexible and offers a variety of choices to meet the diverse needs of our changing workforce, including the following:
Employer sponsored medical, dental and vision with a variety of coverage options
Company provided and supplemental life insurance
Paid vacation and sick time
Paid company holidays, including a floating holiday that enable our employees to celebrate the holiday of their choosing
A Spirit day to encourage and allow our employees to more easily volunteer in their community
A 401K plan
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) at no cost – services include telephonic counseling sessions, consultation on legal and financial matters, emotional well-being, family and caregiving
A range of additional voluntary programs, such as spending accounts, student loan refinancing, accident insurance and more!
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 is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month – we specialize in radio, digital, social, podcasts, influencers, data, and events across the nation and provide premier opportunities for advertisers.
Visit iHeartMedia.com to learn more about us.