News Anchor

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Ref#: 30797
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Dallas, TX, US

Description:
We are looking for an energetic news anchor to help lead our award winning news team in afternoon drive. Our next anchor will have an engaging personality and must also be able to handle breaking news coverage with an urgent and credible sound. Must be a creative story teller with strong writing and interviewing skills. This is an awesome opportunity at one of the great heritage stations in America.


 Duties and Responsibilities include:

 

  • Anchoring multi-hour news shift on all news station.

  • Producing and recording news segments.

  • Gathering, writing, recording, editing and delivering news content inclusive of providing live coverage when breaking news occurs.

  • Interviewing news makers.

  • Writing scripts and ad-libbing material for stories.

  • Development and research of potential news stories.

  • Protecting the station’s FCC license.

  • Making station appearances as required.

  • Working with sales and promotions departments to develop sponsored news packages.

  • Other duties as required by management.

Qualifications:

Preferred 3+ years anchoring or reporting news for broadcast media.  Must be computer literate and have excellent writing skills.   Position requires proficiency in editing and packaging news sound and interviews. Position requires contemporary sound and excellent on-air delivery.  Knowledge of the broadcast area and station demographics is essential; 4 year degree in journalism preferred.



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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