KYW-AM PART-TIME Desk Assistant

Ref#: 30973
Job Schedule: Part-Time
Job Location: Philadelphia, PA, US


PART-TIME Desk Assistant / Service Aid


Job description/responsibilities: Desk assistants work in the KYW newsroom as an assistant to the editor on duty and the news director. They are responsible for coordinating the retrieval and labeling of sound, transcribing copy from field reporters, answering newsroom phone lines, and updating information such as sports scores, weather and market information. They review press releases under the supervision of the news director and field listener inquiries. They must be able to handle listener inquiries and complaints in a polite, efficient manner. Desk assistants should be able to recognize the urgency of phone calls (sources, breaking news tips, notice of news conferences) and make sure those calls are sent to an individual and not to voicemail. KYW Newsradio is Philadelphia's first source for weather related school closings and other cancellations. Our desk assistants are an integral part of the KYW School Closing program and are expected to be available for additional hours when the weather dictates. We value ingenuity and a "can do" attitude in our desk assistants. 


The desk assistant/service aid reports to the news director.


Requirements: A college degree, with a concentration in broadcast journalism is preferred. It is important that the candidate can work evenings, weekends, overnight weekend hours  and holidays.



Interested persons should APPLY ON-LINE AT AND send resume and cover letter explaining your work ethic and what you bring to KYW Newsradio via e-mail to:

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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, Facebook and Twitter (@Entercom).
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