News Anchor (Part-Time)

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Ref#: 27686
CBS Business Unit: CBS Radio
Job Type: Part-Time (without benefits)
Job Schedule: Part-Time
Job Location: New York, NY, US

About Us:
CBS RADIO is one of the largest major-market broadcast media operators in the United States and the undisputed leader in news and sports radio. Producing original audio and video content, live events and exclusive programming broadcast via on-air, online and mobile platforms, CBS RADIO reaches more than 72 million consumers nationwide each week. As a part of CBS Corporation, the division owns and operates 117 radio stations in 26 markets – including the top 10 as ranked by Nielsen Audio – as well as an extensive array of digital assets. CBS RADIO distributes its programming via AM, FM and HD Radio stations, Radio.com and CBS Local Digital Media apps, making engaging with audiences easier than ever before. For more information, please visit www.cbsradio.com.
Description:

WCBS-AM, New York’s premier all-news station, is looking for a part-time news anchor. If you understand that compelling writing, great storytelling, and creative use of sound make for a great news product on-air and on multiple social media platforms then we want to hear from you. New York is one of the most diverse cities in America. Our stories reflect its people, issues, politics, and quality of life. WCBS Anchors are the voices presenting those stories to 1.5 million listeners each week.

 

Qualifications:

You must have the ability to anchor from the studio operating the board / engineering your own newscast. We need highly motivated candidates willing to learn how to balance the many tasks of an anchor at one of the country’s premier radio stations.

The ideal candidate will thrive in an environment where your work is subject to intense public scrutiny. This is an extremely high energy position that will require the ability to multi task as WCBS anchors handle their own engineering and management of commercial logs.

Required:

WCBS Anchors write their own copy on strict deadlines; a working knowledge of legal and FCC rules are required.

Ability to work overnights and weekends.

Digital editing experience. 

An understanding of Social Media skills and utilization.

Minimum 3 years’ experience, preferably in a major market.

Please send resume and brief paragraph explaining your news philosophy. Demo air check must accompany resume to be considered

EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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