Part Time Anchor/Reporter - WBBM-AM/Newsradio 780

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Ref#: 31019
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Chicago, IL, US

Description:
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
·            Anchoring multi-hour news shift on all news station.
·            Producing and recording news segments.
·            Gathering, writing, recording, editing and delivering news content including live coverage from the field as well as the studio.   
·            Interviewing newsmakers.
·            Writing scripts and ad-libbing material for stories.
·            Development and research of potential news stories.
·            Working with sales and promotions departments to develop sponsored news packages.
·            Protecting the station’s FCC license.
·            Making station appearances as required.
·            Ability to fully utilize all the tools of broadcast and social media in the field (Twitter, Facebook, live and recorded video and audio equipment, etc.)
·          Experience as a reporter covering a variety of stories is preferred, for radio, social media, podcasts and website.
·            Other duties as required by management.



Qualifications:
Minimum of 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 valid state driver’s license and insurance. 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 along with experience covering a variety of stories for radio, social media, podcasts and websites.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands and/or fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 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. Majority of work time will be spent sitting and operating a broadcast board. Work shifts may require early morning, overnight, weekend, and/or holiday hours. 
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.燭o 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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