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FT Traffic Producer - Boston

companyiHeart Media
locationMedford, MA, USA
PublishedPublished: 2/2/2024
Full Time

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The audio revolution is here - and iHeart is leading it! iHeartMedia, the number one audio company in America, reaches 90% of Americans every month -- a monthly audience that's twice the size of any other audio company - almost three times the size of the largest TV network - and almost 4 times the size of the largest ad-supported music streaming service. In fact, we have:

  • More #1 rated markets than the next two largest radio companies combined;
  • We're the largest podcast publisher, with more monthly downloads than the second- and third-largest podcast publishers combined. Podcasting, the fastest-growing new media, today has more monthly users than streaming music services or Netflix;
  • iHeart is the home of many of the country's most popular and trusted on-air personalities and podcast influencers, who build important connections with hundreds of communities across America;
  • We create and produce some of the most popular and well-known branded live music events in America, including the iHeartRadio Music Festival, the iHeartRadio Music Awards, the iHeartCountry Festival, iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina and the iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour;
  • iHeartRadio is the #1 streaming radio digital service in America;
  • Our social media footprint is 7 times larger than the next largest audio service; and
  • We have the only complete audio ad technology stack in the industry for all forms of audio, from on demand to broadcast radio, digital streaming radio and podcasting, which bring data, targeting and attribution to all forms of audio at an unparalleled scale. As a result, we're able to combine our strong leadership position in audience reach, usage and ad tech with powerful tools and insights for our sales organizations to help them build success for their clients at a more efficient cost than any other option.

Because we reach almost every community in America, we're committed to providing a range of programming that reflects the diversity of the many communities we serve - and our company reflects that same kind of diversity. Our company values stress collaboration, curiosity, welcoming dissent, accepting mistakes in the pursuit of new ideas, and respect for everyone.

Only one company in America has the #1 position in everything audio: iHeartMedia!

If you're excited about this role but don't feel your experience aligns perfectly with the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. At iHeartMedia we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace and are looking for teammates passionate about what we do!

What We Need:
Monitor all traffic cameras, scanners, maps, social media and other resources for traffic information. Enter that information into traffic database and assist anchors.

What You'll Do:

Traffic producer collects and inputs traffic data into TTWN database for the on air reporters to accurately deliver traffic reports to our many affiliates in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island and Connecticut.

Responsibilities

• Provides accurate, useful, and timely traffic information to commuters by utilizing external sources and inputting into data system. Sources may include but are not limited to cameras, police scanners, tip-line phone calls, two-way radios, DOT websites, emails, Twitter, and more.

• Maintains crucial deadlines to provide constantly up-to-date traffic information.

Qualifications

• Ability to understand and interpret map data, including flows and directions of travel.

• Excellent writing and editing skills; proficient in grammar.

• Strong computer skills and familiarity with social networking platforms.

• Adept at working in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented, "newsroom-like" collaborative environment.

• Excellent communication skills, complemented by diplomacy, empathy, and patience.

• Strong attention to detail and ability to plan and organize, set priorities, and multitask.

• Confidence and tenacity to build rapport in order to pursue information, overcome obstacles, and draw information from people.

• Ability to handle stress, work calmly and effectively under pressure, and react quickly to changes.

• Knowledge of geography and roadways within the local coverage area, including general traffic patterns and mass transit, is preferred.

Work Experience

• Previous experience as a television producer and/or public safety dispatch is helpful.

Education

• College degree or certificate preferred. Fields of study including communications, television, media production, or broadcast journalism are a plus.

Certifications

• None required.

What You'll Need:

What You'll Bring:

  • Respect for others and a strong belief that others should do this in return
  • Ability to work within prescribed guidelines without needing close supervision
  • Problem solving skills within established procedures
  • Understanding of when to seek guidance for unforeseen problems
  • Close attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to act in a professional manner and collaborate with colleagues of different levels

Location:
Medford, MA: 99 Revere Beach Parkway, 02155

Position Type:
Regular

Time Type:
Full time

Pay Type:
Hourly

Benefits:

iHeartMedia's benefits offering is flexible and offers a variety of choices to meet the diverse needs of our changing workforce, including the following:

  • Employer sponsored medical, dental and vision with a variety of coverage options
  • Company provided and supplemental life insurance
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Paid company holidays, including a floating holiday that enable our employees to celebrate the holiday of their choosing
  • A Spirit day to encourage and allow our employees to more easily volunteer in their community
  • A 401K plan
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) at no cost - services include telephonic counseling sessions, consultation on legal and financial matters, emotional well-being, family and caregiving
  • A range of additional voluntary programs, such as spending accounts, student loan refinancing, accident insurance and more!

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.

Non-Compete will be required for certain positions and as allowed by law.

Our organization participates in E-Verify. Click here to learn about E-Verify.

Required skills

  • Live Broadcast
  • Dispatch
  • Social Networking
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