iHeartMedia Traffic Reporter in Medford, Massachusetts
Total Traffic + Weather Network
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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:
We’re seeking an experienced Traffic Reporter to keep our listeners abreast of traffic and weather in the local area
What You'll Do:
Provide timely and useful information to commuters planning their drives
Announce the latest accidents and traffic delays
Read traffic reports, commercials and public service messages to listeners
Gather information from a variety of in-take sources; canvass local, state and national traffic news to determine significance
Identify, research and create copy regarding traffic and weather to feature during on-air shift; edit content using digital audio editing software
Manages information; keeping the facts straight and ensure that details are accurate. Keep website up to date
Prepares written content, visual images, audio and video footable for websites, blogs or other social media platforms
May require flexibility in work schedule
What You'll Need:
Demonstrated strong experience in Microsoft Office application, including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and SharePoint
Knowledge of the 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 details, following up until issues are resolved
Ability to plan and organize, set priorities and multi-task in a fast paced environment
Understanding of police scanners is a plus
Previous broadcast experience
What You'll Bring:
Respect for others and a strong belief that others should do this in return
Full proficiency and understanding of job function
Open communication with colleagues and direct reports that encourages collaboration and team consensus
Strong problem solving skills
Efficiency with independent work under minimal guidance
Commitment to process improvement for overall team effectiveness
Professional communication that stresses diplomacy, empathy and patience
Medford, MA: 99 Revere Beach Parkway, 02155
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.