• TV Traffic Anchor/Producer - (Philadelphia)

    iHeartMediaBala Cynwyd, PA 19004

    Job #787884098

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    Total Traffic + Weather Network

    Job Summary:

    Prepares and reports on traffic and transit conditions for TV

    Responsibilities

    • Focuses on providing timely and useful information to commuters planning their drives to and from work, by maintaining contact with external sources of information.

    • Announces the latest accidents and traffic delays.

    • Announces traffic reports, commercials and public service messages to TV viewers from a variety of in-take sources; canvasses local, state and national traffic news to determine significance and prioritization.

    • Identifies, researches, and creates copy regarding traffic to feature during on-air shift; finalizes content using digital mapping software and traffic video.

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

    • In designated Hub stations, gathers and provides coverage for stations in multiple cities/locations.

    • Maintains crucial deadlines in order to provide traffic updates in a timely fashion.

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

    • May require flexibility in work schedules with AM & PM availability

    • May be embedded in a TV station.

    Qualifications

    • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, social networking platforms and audio production software

    • Knowledgeable with Philadelphia, South Jersey and Wilmington, DE coverage areas geography and roadways, mass transit and traffic patterns

    • Pleasant, charismatic and well-controlled voice; excellent pronunciation

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

    • Excellent writing and editing skills; proficient in grammar

    • Strong attention to detail, following up until issues are resolved

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

    • Green screen and previous on-camera TV experience is required

    Work Experience

    • 2+ years’ experience as a traffic or street reporter for a commercial TV station

    Education

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

    Certifications

    • None required

    Location

    VIRTUAL, PA

    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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    Updated 12/18/2018