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News Reporter (Part-Time) - WSGW-AM/FM

Alpha Media is seeking a part time talented professional broadcast news reporter with a great attitude and an exceptional work ethic for the news team of 100.5 (WSGW) News Radio. The ideal candidate is a seasoned reporter with at least three years’ experience working in the newsroom of a medium to major market; someone who is capable of wearing any hat in the newsroom, from being the primary news reporter to traffic anchor and digital content creator, and is able to naturally resonate with the audience.

Alpha Media is a diverse multimedia company sharing your favorite music, sports and news across a variety of platforms. Whether it’s on your phone, desktop, tablet, Alexa, Google Home or in your car, our stations will enhance your journey. We hire and retain top talent who are unique, innovative and vibrant. We believe in creating progressive products, world-class events, and building strong relationships in our communities. Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Alpha Media owns or operates over 200 live broadcast radio stations and digital properties covering all formats serving 44 markets across the United States. In addition to our over-the-air broadcasts, Alpha audio products can be heard across multiple platforms, including all major smart devices. Strong relationships with our listeners and clients in the communities where we live and work keep Alpha Media true to its local-first heritage. Learn more about Alpha: www.alphamediausa.com.

Responsibilities of this position may include the following: Write and report news. Operate on-air console and audio controls. Collaborate with show producers and News Director on the news of the day and prioritize coverage. Monitor all news coverage on local television affiliates, local newspapers and local radio competitors. Available to be on-call after midnight for breaking news stories. Provide photos and video while covering news stories when applicable. Post stories to station website and social media sites. Create video/audio content. Requirements of this position include:

A minimum of three years’ experience working in the newsroom of a medium to major market. A minimum of two years’ experience in news gathering, writing, and on-air anchor duties. Must be available to work on an as-needed basis and be available for breaking news. Knowledge of all applicable FCC rules and regulations. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Proficient in use of audio editing software and remote broadcast equipment. Ability to interact with the listening audience. Ability to interact with management and staff at all levels. Ability to multi-task, prioritize and adhere to strict deadlines. This position requires a fully insured personal vehicle and valid driver’s license.

How to apply:    https://www.alphamediausa.com/

Application Deadline    2/28/2023

Equal Opportunity Employer

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Job Type : Part-time

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