Part-time News Anchor (WAOK)

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Ref#: 29387
Job Type: Part-Time (without benefits)
Job Schedule: Part-Time
Job Location: Atlanta, GA, US

About Us:

Radio is America’s # 1 reach medium and growing, with 93% of Americans tuning in weekly. Only radio is live, local and personal with massive scale, offering today’s advertisers daily audience engagement, unparalleled ROI, and powerful brand activation at a time when competitive media are becoming increasingly disrupted.

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.

Description:
WAOK, News & Talk 1380 in Atlanta is seeking a part-time news anchor. Must excel at covering breaking news, traffic and weather for a 24/7 news operation. If you understand that compelling writing, great storytelling, and creative use of sound make for a great news product on-air and in the digital space then we want to hear from you.

This is an extremely high-energy position that will require you to develop and maintain sources, have a working knowledge of legal and FCC rules.

Anchor responsibilities and requirements include:
Extensive writing under deadline pressure
Ability to continuously update copy throughout shift
Must be able to read and understand complex material and turn it into easy to understand copy
Must be able to run your own board including running faders for traffic, weather, sports, live reports, and other field elements
Understand back-timing and hitting posts every few minutes throughout show
Stay in control during breaking news without a script
Handle live interviews
Work with a team of seasoned professionals
Minimum of 3-5 years of experience, preferably in a major market

Please send resume and brief paragraph explaining your news philosophy. Demo aircheck must accompany resume to be considered.

Qualifications:
Minimum of 3-5 years of experience, preferably in a major market.

Please send resume and brief paragraph explaining your news philosophy. Demo aircheck must accompany resume to be considered.

Must be able to work weekends/holidays. 

Valid driver's license and reliable transportation.
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