KNX News Digital Writer/Producer

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Los Angeles,CA



KNX News 97.1 FM, Southern California’s agenda-setting multimedia newsroom, is seeking a talented digital journalist with strong news judgment and news-gathering skills, as well as a passion for local news and audio storytelling to join its digital team. This is an opportunity to join an award-winning outlet with a wide reach, loyal audience, and rapidly expanding digital presence.


What You'll Do:

  • Develop story ideas, report, research and write original digital articles and multimedia stories
  • Produce, edit, and optimize audio reporting for multimedia presentations
  • Collaborate with KNX News’s audio news team and digital journalists to package and promote multi-platform content to the widest possible audience
  • Develop and execute strategies to leverage KNX News’s original journalism for audience growth on all platforms. 
  • Produce and edit short videos based on KNX News reporting
  • Respond to breaking news and actively monitor sources of breaking news (Dataminr, Twitter, AP, etc.)
  • Collaborate with broadcast staff to advance and tailor stories and other content for digital
  • Publish articles, audio stories, podcasts, and short videos on all digital platforms 
  • Write and edit headlines and text to position content for maximum engagement on the mobile web, apps, and social media 
  • Produce and edit newsletters
  • Ensure all articles comply with AP style and are SEO-friendly
  • Ensure stories have appropriate elements (photo, audio, video, social embeds) 
  • Post to social media accounts and compose push notifications
  • Use real-time data in Google Analytics to drive editorial/story decisions 
  • Brainstorm and execute innovative new social strategies, test new platforms, and expand social monetization opportunities


Required and Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • 2-3 years of experience producing, editing, and distributing digital news content 
  • Outstanding news judgment, ability to work under deadline pressure
  • Exceptional writing and reporting skills
  • Experience with content management/online publishing systems 
  • Ability to edit other writers’ work for clarity and accuracy 
  • Command of best practices on all social media platforms 
  • Understands web and social analytics and how to interpret data Desired Characteristics: 
  • Passion for local news, podcasts, and digital media 
  • Ability to evaluate news leads and tips to develop story ideas 
  • Ability to work calmly in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize assignments while under deadline pressure 
  • Strong organizational skills and solid work ethic
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to experiment and innovate
  • A valid driver’s license, satisfactory completion of a motor vehicle record check, and, if the position requires use of applicant’s own vehicle, proof of insurance, is required.


Audacy, Inc. (NYSE: AUD) is a scaled, multi-platform audio content and entertainment company with the country’s best radio broadcasting group, a leader in virtually every segment of audio, and America’s #1 creator of original, premium audio.  Audacy engages over 170 million consumers each month, bringing people together around the news, sports, podcasts and music that matter to them. Learn more at, Facebook (Audacy Corp) and Twitter (@AudacyCorp).


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