iHeartMedia Overnight News Writer (weekends) in Phoenix, Arizona
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Total Traffic + Weather Network
Employee will write summaries for local markets as assigned, produce news audio also provide possible content for the national wire. This job is an shift position so you must be willing to work these hours. Employee will write for our national wire service and possibly anchor newscasts. Will cover local news as well as regional and national stories.
This position is for a morning drive writer, providing critical content to multiple affiliates. The writer will provide national as well as local coverage for morning drive for station groups to use during their newscasts. It will also assist with showprep coverage. Position will write wire content, cover regional stories and also deliver newscasts.
Gathers, writes, edits and prepares content.
Scans various websites, newspapers, magazines, social media, online content and other sources for latest information on celebrities, entertainment, news events, music, current events, weather etc., in order to collect information for posting on “prep services” websites.
May specialize in certain formats appropriate to coverage area demographics, e.g., country music, comedy, breaking events, celebrities’ news.
Fully proficient with station(s)’ computer, voice and data systems or ability to learn new systems quickly
Knowledge of local audience’s interests and preferences
Excellent writing and editing ability; excellent grammar
Strong time management skills; adept at setting priorities and managing deadlines
Ability to plan and organize, manage projects and multi task in a fast-paced environment
High degree of attention to detail, optimal work standards and process improvement ability
Stress tolerance especially with tight deadlines
Strong interpersonal skills, can collaborate with all station staff
- 2-3+ years’ experience in a similar newsgathering and/or media operations environment
- Four-year Bachelor's degree in a related field; Media, Communications, or Journalism preferred
- None required
Phoenix, AZ: 4686 E. Van Buren Street, Suite 400, 85008
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