• TV Mobile Traffic Reporter - (Washington DC)

    iHeartMediaRockville, MD 20851

    Job #859542855

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    Total Traffic + Weather Network

    Job Summary:

    Drives around the greater Washington DC area providing on-camera eyewitness traffic information

    Responsibilities

    • Will work primarily out of a DC-area TV station.

    • Focuses on providing timely and useful information to the on-camera anchor by observing traffic from a land vehicle and monitoring external sources of information.

    • Helps to manage gathered information: keeps all the facts straight, makes sure details are accurate and current and tracks any changes.

    • Controls in-vehicle cameras to ensure video provides a clear and descriptive picture of the delay/incident being discussed.

    • Maintains deadlines in order to provide traffic info to the on-camera anchor in a timely fashion.

    • May prepare written content, visual images, audio material and video footage for websites, blogs or other social-media platforms.

    • Opportunity exists to work fill-in and weekend on-air traffic shifts from our Rockville, MD, operations center.

    Qualifications

    • Previous on-camera experience, preferably in the area of traffic reporting

    • Knowledgeable with greater Washington DC coverage area, geography and roadways, and traffic patterns

    • Adept at working in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented, "newsroom-like" collaborative environment

    • Excellent communication skills with a proficiency in describing what is being seen in real time

    • Strong attention to detail; coordinating travel with the on-camera anchor to ensure high-priority incidents can be covered as consistently as possible

    • Ability to plan and organize, set priorities and multi task in a fast-paced environment

    • Ability to take direction from the on-camera anchor as necessary

    Work Experience

    • 2+ years' experience as a traffic producer or anchor in a large or medium market

    Education

    • 4-year college degree, preferably in Broadcast Journalism or Communications

    Certifications

    • None required

    Location

    VIRTUAL, DC

    Position Type

    Regular

    The Company is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.

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