iHeartMedia FT News Editor in Boston, Massachusetts

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Job Summary:

Full-time News Editor/Writer

We are looking for a dynamic and talented news professional to work as an editor/writer for WBZ NewsRadio 1030. A minimum of six years newsroom experience is required. The ideal candidate must demonstrate strong news judgment and writing skills and display a deep understanding of contemporary multi-media platforms. The candidate should demonstrate sound news judgment, generate story ideas, and lead a team of journalists in packaging news stories for on-air newscasts, social media and other digital platforms. The candidate should be proficient with audio editing programs, broadcast newsroom systems, and show a desire to learn new technologies. This person must be extremely flexible in terms of hours. Only those candidates that are considered for an interview will be contacted.

DESCRIPTION:

  • Lead and supervise a team of writers, producers, reporters and anchors.

  • Slot multiple newscasts during an eight-hour shift.

  • Write creative and relevant on-air news copy under deadline.

  • Copy edit and fact-check.

  • Update and delegate daily newsroom tasks and assignments.

  • Oversee a consistent flow of social-media postings: Twitter, Facebook, etc.

  • Effectively utilize audio editing programs and broadcast newsroom systems

  • Conduct interviews with local officials and newsmakers; verify facts and produce news content.

  • Set up live and recorded interviews.

  • Other duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Preferably, six plus years of post-college experience in news editing/writing.

  • Must be computer literate and have excellent writing and audio-editing skills.

  • Proficiency in copy-editing: fact checking and research.

  • Possess experience with breaking news and deadline pressure.

  • Have extensive knowledge and understanding of social media platforms.

  • Exhibit a working knowledge of current events and politics.

  • 4-year degree in journalism preferred.

Location

Boston, MA:1170 Soldiers Field Road, 02134

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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iHeartMedia, Inc. is one of the leading global media and entertainment companies specializing in radio, digital, outdoor, mobile, live events, and on-demand entertainment and information services across the nation and providing premier opportunities for advertisers.

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