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iHeartMedia TV Mobile Traffic Reporter - (Washington DC) in Rockville, Maryland

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Total Traffic + Weather Network

Job Summary:

Drives around the greater Washington DC area providing on-camera eyewitness traffic information

Responsibilities

• Will work primarily out of a DC-area TV station.

• Focuses on providing timely and useful information to the on-camera anchor by observing traffic from a land vehicle and monitoring external sources of information.

• Helps to manage gathered information: keeps all the facts straight, makes sure details are accurate and current and tracks any changes.

• Controls in-vehicle cameras to ensure video provides a clear and descriptive picture of the delay/incident being discussed.

• Maintains deadlines in order to provide traffic info to the on-camera anchor in a timely fashion.

• May prepare written content, visual images, audio material and video footage for websites, blogs or other social-media platforms.

• Opportunity exists to work fill-in and weekend on-air traffic shifts from our Rockville, MD, operations center.

Qualifications

• Previous on-camera experience, preferably in the area of traffic reporting

• Knowledgeable with greater Washington DC coverage area, geography and roadways, and traffic patterns

• Adept at working in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented, “newsroom-like” collaborative environment

• Excellent communication skills with a proficiency in describing what is being seen in real time

• Strong attention to detail; coordinating travel with the on-camera anchor to ensure high-priority incidents can be covered as consistently as possible

• Ability to plan and organize, set priorities and multi task in a fast-paced environment

• Ability to take direction from the on-camera anchor as necessary

Work Experience

• 2+ years’ experience as a traffic producer or anchor in a large or medium market

Education

• 4-year college degree, preferably in Broadcast Journalism or Communications

Certifications

• None required

Location

VIRTUAL, DC

Position Type

Regular

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