In-Studio Anchor

iHeartMedia, Inc. Long Beach, CA
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Total Traffic + Weather Network

Job Summary:

Traffic Anchor for in studio work in Long Beach. Responsible for reporting on traffic conditions by announcing the latest accidents and hold-ups and focusing on providing timely and useful information to commuters planning their drives to and from work. Reads traffic reports, commercials and public service messages to listeners on the radio. Information can be received from a variety of in-take sources. Provides coverage for stations in multiple cities/locations.

Responsibilities

* Focuses on providing timely and useful information to commuters planning their drives to and from work, as well as to those already en route by maintaining contact with external sources of information or by observing traffic from air or land vehicle.

* Announces the latest accidents and traffic delays.

* Reads traffic reports, commercials and public service messages to listeners on the radio from a variety of in-take sources; canvasses local, state and national traffic news to determine significance and prioritization.

* Identifies, researches, and creates copy regarding traffic to feature during on-air shift; finalizes content using digital audio editing software.

* Manages gathered information: makes sure details are accurate and current and tracks any changes.

* In designated Hub stations, gathers and provides coverage for stations in multiple cities/locations.

* Maintains crucial deadlines in order to provide traffic updates in a timely fashion.

* May prepare written content for websites, blogs or other social-media platforms.

* May require flexibility in work schedules.

Qualifications

* Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, social networking platforms and audio production software

* Knowledgeable with local coverage area geography and roadways, mass transit and traffic patterns

* Pleasant, charismatic and well-controlled voice; excellent pronunciation

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

* Excellent writing and editing skills; proficient in grammar

* Strong attention to detail, following up until issues are resolved

* Ability to plan and organize, set priorities and multi task in a fast-paced environment

* Understanding of police scanners a plus

Work Experience

* 2+ years' experience in on-air radio experience

Education

* College degree, preferably in Broadcast Journalism or Communications or equivalent.

Location

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

Position Type

Regular

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.

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