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News Writer/Editor

Summary

Responsible for gathering, creating and distributing text and audio content to radio stations, websites and other platforms as required. Employee will write content for national wire service . This includes summaries for local markets as assigned and the production of news audio.

Category Audio / Music / Sound  Editor  Live Event / On Location Services  RADIO  Writers 
Location Austin, Texas Area, Houston, Texas Area, San Antonio, Texas Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Nov 10, 2023
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

Responsible for gathering, creating and distributing text and audio content to radio stations, websites and other platforms as required.  Employee will write content for national wire service .  This includes summaries for local markets as assigned and the production of news audio.  Employee may also anchor newscasts. This may be an overnight, afternoon, early morning or weekend position - please be willing to work these shifts if you apply (very likely overnights).                                                                         

What You'll Do:
Responsibilities

• News writer/anchor
• Gathers, writes, edits and prepares content (text and audio) for wire service.
• Anchors national and local newscasts as assigned.
• General newsroom responsibilities.                                                                          

What You'll Need:
Qualifications:

• Three-plus years of news/journalism experience
• Fully proficient with station(s)’ computer, voice and data systems or ability to learn new systems quickly
• Knowledge of local audience’s interests and preferences
• Excellent writing and editing ability; excellent grammar
• Strong time management skills; adept at setting priorities and managing deadlines
• Ability to plan and organize, manage projects and multi task in a fast-paced environment
• High degree of attention to detail, optimal work standards and process improvement ability
• Stress tolerance especially with tight deadlines
• Strong interpersonal skills, can collaborate with all station staff

Education

• Four-year Bachelor's degree in a related field; Media, Communications, or Journalism preferred

Certifications

• None 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

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening, Overnight
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