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Part-time Weekend News Anchor

companyiHeart Media
locationCalifornia, USA
PublishedPublished: 3/18/2024
Part 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:
We're looking for a seasoned news anchor/reporter. This is a major market opportunity and not for beginners. Employee will anchor top and bottom of the hour weekend newscasts, cover Breaking News and write content for newswire. Will also provide vacation/holiday relief.

What You'll Do:

  • Anchor multiple market newscasts.
  • Cover Breaking News
  • General Newsroom Responsibilities.
  • Gather and verify information through interviews, observation and research ensuring that the news reported remains objective and balanced
  • Monitor sources for breaking news, e.g., wires and social media
  • Finalize content using digital audio editing software
  • Maintain crucial deadlines in order to provide news stories in a timely fashion
  • Repackage content from producers and field reporters for newscasts
  • Identify technical equipment and resource requirements for recording interviews and other audio material
  • Produce features and interviews as assigned
  • Prepare written content, visual images, audio material and video footage for websites, blogs or other social-media platforms

What You'll Need:

  • Expertise using Microsoft Office suite and social networking platforms
  • To be knowledgeable and up-to-date on local and national trends and/or to have specialized knowledge of subjects/events related to on-air topics
  • Pleasant, charismatic and well-controlled voice; excellent pronunciation
  • Well-rounded communication skills for conducting interviews
  • Excellent writing and editing skills; proficient in grammar
  • Proficiency in media production and broadcast systems
  • Ability to plan and organize, set priorities and multi task in a fast-paced environment
  • Bilingualism is a plus
  • 3+ years' experience in on-air journalism in smaller market or college station
  • 4 - year college degree, preferably in Broadcast Journalism or Communications

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

Compensation:

Salary to be determined by multiple factors including but not limited to relevant experience, knowledge, skills, other job-related qualifications, and alignment with market data.

$19.33 - $24.16

Location:
Long Beach, CA: 1500 Hughes Way, Suite 100 - Bldg 2, 90810

Position Type:
Regular

Time Type:
Part 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 (employees meeting ACA measurement)
  • 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!

We are accepting applications for this role on an ongoing basis.

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
  • Social Networking
  • Identifying Problems
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