iHeartMedia Traffic Reporter/Producer in Seattle, Washington
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 a Traffic and Weather Reporter
What You'll Do:
Gather regional traffic information and enter details into internal computer and web systems
Read traffic reports, commercials, and public service messages to listeners
Identify, research, and create copy regarding traffic to feature during on-air shift; finalizes content using digital audio editing software
Manage information; keeping all facts straight, making sure details are accurate and current, and tracking any changes
Maintain crucial deadlines in order to provide traffic updates in a timely fashion
May prepare written content, visual images, audio material and video footage for websites, blogs, or other social-media platforms
What You'll Need:
Knowledge of local coverage area geography and roadways, mass transit and traffic patterns
Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office, including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint
Pleasant, charismatic and well-controlled voice; excellent pronunciation
Adept at working in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented, “newsroom-like” collaborative environment
Ability to plan and organize, set priorities and multi-task in a fast-paced environment
Must be willing to work split shifts; 4 hours in AM Drive, 4 hours in PM Drive
Must be willing to work weekends
Previous on-air broadcast experience is preferred but not required
College degree is preferred but not required
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
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.
$18.69 - $21.77
Seattle, WA: 645 Elliott Avenue West, Suite 400, 98119
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 (employees meeting ACA measurement)
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, home and auto 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.