About the Role
iHeartMedia seeks quality radio programming talent that appeals to the interests and views of our diverse listener base, and we believe in delivering a lineup of on-air personalities that represents the opinions and perspectives of our many audiences. Our company purpose is to connect people through companionship and compelling storytelling, and the main way that we do that is through our personalities -- all of whom represent the specific communities they serve. As a company we celebrate and include the opinions and differences that make our world unique, and the common element at all of our local stations is that our personalities are relatable and understand the specific interests and concerns of the people they are connecting with.
Serving 91% of the population monthly means that we reach and serve almost every community in America and we're adding new markets monthly, so we need that same diverse representation guiding our airwaves. Inclusion is about people working together, creating solutions for our many programming and advertising partners across our multi-media assets.
We are looking for News Reporters to generate content and broadcast the news and open to performing general newsroom responsibilities. Remote opportunity available
Plans, writes, edits, and voices news broadcasts.
Finalizes content using digital audio editing software.
Maintains crucial deadlines in order to provide news stories in a timely fashion.
Repackages content for newscasts and performs general newsroom duties.
May prepare written content, visual images, audio material and video footage for websites, blogs or other social-media platforms.
Position will include shift work. Possibly nights, weekends/holidays etc.
Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and social networking platforms
Knowledgeable and up-to-date with local and national trends and/or 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
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team environment
Excellent writing and editing skills; proficient in grammar
Strong attention to detail
Proficient in media production and broadcast systems
Ability to plan and organize, set priorities and multi task in a fast-paced environment
May require other language proficiency, e.g., Spanish
3+ years’ experience in on-air journalism exp
About the Company
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.