KNX News – PT News Writer / Editor
KNX News – PT News Writer / Editor / Producer
Job Schedule: Part-Time
Job Location: Los Angeles, CA, US
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
- Edit and produce newscasts
- Manage a near-continuous flow of information by writing and updating scripts, pursuing stories by phone, and assigning reporters
- Digital audio editing
- Supervise and manage writers, reporters, and anchors and offer clear direction to all
- Propose and contribute to daily and long-term coverage plans
- Research and line up compelling interviews
- Related newsroom duties as necessary
QUALIFICATIONS: The right person for the job is an aggressive, energetic, enthusiastic, and creative team player and self-starter. Must have the desire and ability to write quickly, clearly, concisely, creatively, and with an edge. Must be able to write and edit compelling news stories under extreme deadline pressure. Must work well with others and interact well with the public. Prior major-market news writing and producing experience required. Strong multi-tasking skills required. Strong computer skills required. Familiarity with Los Angeles area including politics, geography, lifestyle, etc. preferred. Must be available to work all hours, overnights, and weekends and be amenable to changes in work shift. Required to join the Writers Guild of America.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 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. 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.
NOTE: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the employee, but are not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.
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Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) is a leading American media and entertainment company reaching and engaging over 170 million people each month through its premier collection of highly rated, award winning radio stations, digital platforms and live events. As one of the country’s two largest radio broadcasters, Entercom offers integrated marketing solutions and delivers the power of local connection on a national scale with coverage of close to 90% of persons 12+ in the top 50 markets. Entercom is the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content and the nation’s unrivaled leader in news and sports radio. Learn more about Philadelphia-based Entercom at www.entercom.com, Facebook and Twitter (@Entercom).
Entercom is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Entercom affords equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, religion or religious creed, sex/ gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age (over 40), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law, and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Consistent with our commitment to equal employment opportunity, we provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who need assistance in applying electronically for a position with Entercom, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship. To request a reasonable accommodation for this purpose, please call 1-610-660-5614. Please note that this phone number is to be used solely to request an accommodation with respect to the online application process. Calls for any other reason will not be returned. Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.