iHeartMedia WOR NYC-Morning Drive News Anchor & News Director in New York, New York
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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 director/anchor, providing critical content to New York City and surrounding tri-state area and other duties as assigned. Candidate will need to be comfortable interacting on-air with morning drive and late-morning co-hosts between newscasts and have experience as a conservative talk show host to fill in when one of the regular morning drive hosts is off.
What You'll Do:
Gathers, writes, edits, and reports local and national news stories for morning hours weekdays.
Monitors sources for breaking news, e.g., wires and social media.
Provides newscasts/reports and write copy.
Serve as contributing sidekick to morning drive talk show
Host weekly one-hour public affairs-driven show
Fill in for regular weekday morning drive talk talent when regular host(s) is off
What You'll Need:
Strong on-air presence and ability to present stories/newscasts with authority
Excellent writing and editing ability; excellent grammar
Strong time management skills are key; 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
Ability to serve as a conservative-leaning talk show host
Strong social media skills including writing/posting for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
What You'll Bring:
Salary to be determined by multiple factors including but not limited to relevant experience, knowledge, skills, other job-related qualifications, and alignment with market data.
$100,000 - $137,500
New York, NY: 125 West 55th Street, 10019
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.