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iHeartMedia Traffic Producer/Reporter - Part-Time in St. Louis, Missouri

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Total Traffic + Weather Network

Job Summary:

Provides accurate, useful, and timely traffic information to commuters by utilizing external sources and inputting into data system. Voices on-air reports to provide accurate, useful, and timely traffic information to commuters.

Responsibilities

• Provides accurate, useful, and timely traffic information to commuters by utilizing external sources and inputting into data system. Sources may include but are not limited to cameras, police scanners, tip-line phone calls, roadway sensors, DOT websites, emails, Twitter, and more.

• Voices on-air reports to provide accurate, useful, and timely traffic information to commuters via a wide range of radio stations.

• Announces the latest incidents and delays, commercials, and public service messages to listeners from a variety of intake sources. Canvasses local, state, and national traffic news to determine significance and prioritization.

• Finalizes content using digital audio editing software.

• Manages gathered information; keeps facts straight, makes sure details are accurate and current, and tracks any changes.

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

• Delivers coverage for multiple cities/locations.

• Maintains crucial deadlines to provide constantly up-to-date traffic information.

• Flexibility in work schedules is crucial, as TTWN is a 24/7 operation.

Qualifications

• Ability to understand and interpret map data, including flows and directions of travel.

• Excellent writing and editing skills; proficient in grammar.

• Pleasant, charismatic, and well-controlled voice; excellent pronunciation.

• Strong computer skills, proficiency in audio production software, and familiarity with social networking platforms.

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

• Excellent communication skills, complemented by diplomacy, empathy, and patience.

• Strong attention to detail and ability to plan and organize, set priorities, and multitask.

• Confidence and tenacity to build rapport in order to pursue information, overcome obstacles, and draw information from people.

• Ability to handle stress, work calmly and effectively under pressure, and react quickly to changes.

• Knowledge of geography and roadways within the local coverage area, including general traffic patterns and mass transit, is preferred.

• Ability to regularly work weekend, evening, and holiday hours is crucial.

Work Experience

• Previous experience as a radio producer, reporter, and/or assistant is helpful but not required.

Education

• College degree or certificate preferred. Fields of study including communications, radio, media production, or broadcast journalism are a plus.

Certifications

• None required.

Location

St. Louis, MO: 1001 Highlands Plaza Drive West, Suite 200, 63110

Position Type

Regular

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