Content Producer (WCBS-AM)

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Ref#: 32643
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: New York, NY, US

Description:
WCBS 880 is going through an exciting transformation of its digital news operation and is seeking talented digital journalists with a passion for local news to grow its digital audience. This is a unique opportunity to join an award-winning news operation that has built a large loyal listening audience over many years and now seeks to extend its reach by creating and distributing an array of fresh digital content. Responsibilities: 

  • Monitor and write articles around breaking and trending local news in New York City and the Tri-State area, working closely with the Managing Editor
  • Publish articles, audio stories, podcasts and short videos on all digital platforms
  • Write headlines and text to position content for maximum engagement on the mobile web, apps, and social media
  • Ensure all daily content is optimized for SEO
  • Develop story ideas, series, and special projects that complement broadcast news coverage
  • Collaborate with broadcast staff to adapt and tailor stories and other content for digital that the team believes will perform well
  • Use real-time analytics in Google Analytics and Chartbeat to drive editorial/story decisions
Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree
2+ years of experience producing, editing, and distributing digital news and digital audio content
Outstanding news judgment and ability to work under deadline pressure
Experience with publishing in Content Management Systems
Creative thinking when it comes to brainstorming how to transform a piece of audio into a compelling digital article
Strong journalistic writing skills, story development, and editorial judgment 
Command of best practices on all social media platforms
Experience with Adobe Audition, or similar audio editing program is a plus 

Candidates will be asked to submit writing samples. 

Desired Characteristics: 

Passion for local news, podcasts, and digital media 
Experience and demonstrated ability working with broadcast or other legacy media
Willingness to experiment and innovate
Strong organizational skills and solid work ethic
Excellent interpersonal skills

About Us:
Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) is a leading American media and entertainment company reaching and engaging over 100 million people each week 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).
EEO Statement:
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.
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