• Part Time
  • Anywhere

Philadelphia,PA

Audacy,Inc.

DESCRIPTION

KYW Newsradio is seeking a part-time news writer and editor who can excel in editing daily newscasts, working collaboratively with anchors and reporters to deliver live and breaking news to the people of Philadelphia. These are crucial roles in the newsroom, and the editors and writers on the news desk are responsible for frequently and effectively communicating news information between reporters, anchors, and the digital team. 


JOB EXPERIENCE

What You'll Do:

 

Essential duties & responsibilities include the following:

 

  • Write, research, order and prepare shows for anchors.
  • Write and edit wire and original news copy for broadcast.
  • Gather additional sound for news stories.
  • Fact check and review news stories and reporter scripts
  • Editors will work with the Broadcast Managing Editor to plot the daily news flow, including news copy, top stories, live shots (both local and network) and how best to allocate reporter resources throughout the day.
  • Writers will also be responsible for writing and occasionally voicing our digital-only news segment and news update segment that other stations in the Philadelphia cluster use on their air.
  • Keep anchor shows updated and fresh, finding new ways to use sound and copy. Keep an eye on new and ongoing stories, and update shows as soon as new information or new stories become available.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.

REQUIREMENTS

More About You:

 

Required & Preferred:

 

Preferred skills:

– At least 3 years of news editing and writing experience

– Experience in a busy and fast-paced newsroom

– Comfort with breaking news and deadline pressure

– Ability to be nimble and pivot with the ebb and flow of the news cycle

– Proficiency in writing engaging news copy, fact checking, newsgathering and research

– Good judgment to decipher top stories and know how best to curate a broadcast

– Excellent communication skills

– Broadcast experience a plus

– 4-year degree in journalism, broadcasting or an adjacent field.

 

Required:

  • *COVER LETTER REQUIRED*
  • A valid driver's license and ability to drive in connection with news coverage

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands and/or fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Position requires the majority of the day to be spent using a computer.


ADDITIONAL INFO

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 www.audacyinc.com, Facebook (Audacy Corp) and Twitter (@AudacyCorp).


HOW TO APPLY

Please upload resume and apply at https://careers-audacy.icims.com/

https://careers-audacy.icims.com/jobs/6672/news-editor-writer-%28part-time%29/job