News Writer PT - Freelance
Job Schedule: Part-Time
Job Location: San Francisco, CA, US
Responsible for writing on-air news copy.
Writing and editing newscast/wire copy for broadcast.
Interviewing newsmakers for news stories.
Fact checking news stories and researching news topics.
Other duties as required by management.
Minimum of 3+ years news editing/writing experience. Must be computer literate and have excellent writing skills. Position requires proficiency in editing and packaging news sound and interviews; must work well under breaking news and deadline pressure. Knowledge of the broadcast area and station demographics is essential; 4 year degree in journalism preferred.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to talk, hear, stand, sit, walk, use hands, reach with hands/ arms and manipulate a computer keyboard and ten-key machine. May occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. Job requires a majority of the work day to be spent sitting and typing at computers.
NOTE: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees, but is not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and subject to change at the discretion of the employer.
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
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