New York, NY, USA
WCBS 880 is looking for a bright, passionate, driven journalist to work in one of the country’s most experienced and respected radio news operations. A WCBS 880 writer must take information and news copy and turn it into a story that sounds like a conversation on the city streets. We want to hear from you if you understand that compelling writing, great story-telling, and creative use of sound make for a great news product. This is a part-time position.
The anticipated starting salary range for New York, NY-based individuals expressing interest in this position is $47.74/Hr-$48.69/Hr.
Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities and location of the applicant, as well as internal and external equity.
What You'll Do:
Writer: Prepares ready-to-air broadcast copy from wires sources, facts from reporters, and own knowledge of current events.
Selects key facts from stories for airing and packages them creatively with sound and available audio.
Adapts writing style to the needs of particular anchors on the air, whenever possible.
Completes assigned line-ups quickly and accurately.
More About You:
Successful candidates must have a passion for local news and must be interested in learning how to identify and tell compelling stories
Must be a polished professional with excellent communication skills and phone skills
Ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines
Experience in audio editing
Excellent writing and interviewing skills
Bachelor’s Degree required; communications/journalism preferred
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