• KCBS-AM NEWS EDITOR/WRITE - DIGITAL

    Entercom CommunicationsSan Francisco, CA 94103

    Job #1155856643

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    Ref#: 32555

    Job Schedule: Full-Time

    Job Location: San Francisco, CA, US

    Description:

    KCBS-AM News Editor/ Writer - Digital FT

    KCBS-AM seeks talented journalists with strong news judgment and news-gathering skills, as well as a passion for local news and audio storytelling. The News Editor/ Writer - Digital will work to grow audience across all platforms, from the mobile web to social media to smart speakers. This is an opportunity to join an award-winning news operation that has built a large loyal following over many years and is now extending its reach by creating and distributing an array of new digital content.

    Responsibilities:

    • Gather news, develop story ideas, fact check, report, research and write copy for broadcast and digital platforms

    • Respond to breaking news and actively monitor sources of breaking news (Dataminr, Twitter, AP, etc.)

    • Collaborate with broadcast staff to advance and tailor stories and other content

    • Take in audio feeds & edit audio

    • Publish articles, audio stories, podcasts and short videos on all digital platforms

    • Write and edit headlines and text to position content for maximum engagement on the mobile web, apps, and social media

    • Ensure all articles comply with AP style and are SEO-friendly

    • Ensure stories have appropriate elements (photo, audio, video, social embeds)

    • Manage the flow of news and support material to news anchors and for digital platforms

    • Post to social media accounts, compose push notifications and newsletters

    • Use real-time data in Google Analytics and Chartbeat to drive editorial/story decisions

    Qualifications:

    Qualifications/Requirements:

    • Bachelor's degree

    • 2-3 years of experience producing, editing, and distributing digital news content

    · Outstanding news judgment, ability to work under deadline pressure and strong writing and reporting skills

    • Experience with content management/online publishing systems

    • Ability to edit other writers' work for clarity and accuracy

    • Command of best practices on all social media platforms

    • Understands web and social analytics and how to interpret data

    • Required to join SAG-AFTRA

    Desired Characteristics:

    • Passion for local news, podcasts, and digital media

    · Ability to evaluate news leads and tips to develop story ideas

    • Ability to work calmly in a fast-paced environment

    • Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments while under deadline pressure

    • Strong organizational skills and solid work ethic

    • Excellent interpersonal skills

    • Willingness to experiment and innovate

    • Experience using Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop and Audition, or other comparable photo and audio editing software

    • Thorough knowledge of the Bay Area

    Candidates will be asked to submit writing samples and may be asked to take an edit test.

    About Us:

    Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) is a leading American media and entertainment company reaching and engaging over 170 million people each month through its premier collection of highly rated, award winning radio stations, digital platforms and live events. As one of the country's two largest radio broadcasters, Entercom offers integrated marketing solutions and delivers the power of local connection on a national scale with coverage of close to 90% of persons 12+ in the top 50 markets. Entercom is the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content and the nation's unrivaled leader in news and sports radio. Learn more about Philadelphia-based Entercom at ~~~, 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 ~~~. 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.

    About Us:

    Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) is a leading American media and entertainment company reaching and engaging over 170 million people each month through its premier collection of highly rated, award winning radio stations, digital platforms and live events. As one of the country's two largest radio broadcasters, Entercom offers integrated marketing solutions and delivers the power of local connection on a national scale with coverage of close to 90% of persons 12+ in the top 50 markets. Entercom is the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content and the nation's unrivaled leader in news and sports radio. Learn more about Philadelphia-based Entercom at ~~~, 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 ~~~. 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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