FT KNX News Anchor

Los Angeles, CA

About the job

Ref#: 32916

Job Schedule: Full-Time

Job Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Description

KNX 1070 Newsradio is looking for an experienced full time news anchor who can tell relevant, compelling stories with a credible and empathetic style. Must be able to thrive in a fast paced all-news environment and cover every type of story including breaking news. Must have excellent writing and presentation skills. This person will also be proficient in editing and packaging news, audio and interviews. Our next anchor will also have experience and an understanding of social media and digital news. The ability to expertly ad-lib when the situation warrants is crucial. A working knowledge of Los Angeles and the Southern California region is key. Must have a minimum of 5+ years’ experience anchoring or reporting news. A 4 year degree is preferred, preferably in Broadcast Journalism or Communications. Position requires valid state driver’s license and required insurance.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities Include The Following

  • Anchoring multi-hour news shift
  • Gathering, writing, recording, editing and delivering news content inclusive of providing live coverage when breaking news occurs.
  • A conversational, engaging delivery with or without a script

Qualifications

  • Ability to interpret and simplify complex copy
  • Ability to update copy on the fly as news warrants.
  • Knowledgeable and up-to-date with local and national trends and/or specialized knowledge of subjects/events related to on-air topics/stories
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Ability to plan, organize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience interviewing newsmakers
  • Knowledge of proper grammar
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Understanding how to integrate on air content into all social and digital media platforms
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team environment
  • Proficient in media production and broadcast systems
  • Ability to work flexible and irregular hours
  • Protecting the station’s FCC license.
  • Other duties as required by management

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs and/or ladders; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk, hear or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds and be able to set up event tents. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. A valid driver’s license, satisfactory completion of a motor vehicle record check, and, if the position requires use of applicant’s own vehicle, proof of insurance, is required.

NOTE: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the employee, but are not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

About Us

Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) is the #1 creator of live, original local audio content in the U.S and the unrivaled leader in local radio sports and news. Home to the nation’s most influential collection of podcasts, digital and broadcast content, and premium live experiences, Entercom engages over 170 million consumers each month. Available on every device in every major U.S. market, the company delivers the industry’s most compelling live and on-demand content and experiences from voices and influencers its communities trust and love. Entercom’s robust portfolio of assets and integrated solutions offer advertisers today’s most engaged audiences through targeted reach, brand amplification and local activation—all at national scale. Learn more at www.entercom.com, Facebook and Twitter (@Entercom).

EEO Statement

Entercom is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Entercom affords equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, religion or religious creed, sex/ gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age (over 40), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law, and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Consistent with our commitment to equal employment opportunity, we provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who need assistance in applying electronically for a position with Entercom, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship. To request a reasonable accommodation for this purpose, please call 1-610-660-5614. Please note that this phone number is to be used solely to request an accommodation with respect to the online application process. Calls for any other reason will not be returned. Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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