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News Reporter

Company: Townsquare Media
Location: Saint Cloud
Posted on: January 8, 2022

Job Description:

News Reporter for WJON AM 1240 FM 95.3

WJON AM 1240 FM 95.3 News Reporter oversees all aspects of our St. Cloud station brand. You have all the tools at your fingertips including great talent, sports research and scheduling, production resources, digital tools, and a passionate local team. We are looking for someone who can take this rising station and continue to raise and cultivate its community image. This position requires someone with a deep passion for the format and who wants to be active in the community.

The primary duties will be working in the WJON News Department. Strong writing ability is required. Knowledge of audio/ video shooting and editing a plus. A minimum of three years working in a radio newsroom preferred. You must also know the value of using social media to help promote your stories.

Responsibilities

  • Anchor WJON AM 1240 FM 95.3 radio newscasts
  • Spend time each day searching for local story ideas
  • Engage daily with your audience via the station mobile app and the stations accounts on social media, including Facebook, and Twitter
  • Write and publish at least two original articles for each work day onto the station website
  • Incorporate content from the stations digital platforms into your on-air show
  • Conducts on-air interviews, attend and assist in all market cluster live events
  • Able to voice track or go live on one or more radio stations when needed, vacation relief, sick days or in case of emergency

    Qualifications

    • You must have radio experience. This is a radio and broadcasting position.
    • Must demonstrate dependability, passion, strong communication and problem-solving skills
    • High attention to detail, able to multi-task, and has a competitive and winning attitude
    • Business acumen, open-mindedness and a sense of what it takes to win are essential
    • Previous on-air programming
    • NexGen, Zetta and G-Selector experience preferred
    • Candidate should be digital savvy

      Benefits

      • 3 weeks of PTO (+ 9 paid holidays)
      • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
      • 401(k) Retirement Plan
      • Casual, high-energy work environment
      • Opportunity for upward mobility
      • Company provided laptop
      • Competitive salary + bonus program
      • Company discounts
      • Pet Insurance
      • Time off for volunteering
      • And much more

        About Us

        Townsquare is a community-focused digital media, digital marketing solutions and radio company focused outside the Top 50 markets in the U.S. Our assets include Townsquare Interactive, a digital marketing services subscription business providing web sites, search engine optimization, social platforms and online reputation management for approximately 21,900 SMBs; Townsquare IGNITE, a proprietary digital programmatic advertising technology with an in-house demand and data management platform; and Townsquare Media, our portfolio of 322 local terrestrial radio stations in 67 cities with corresponding local news and entertainment websites and apps including legendary brands such as WYRK.com, WJON.com, and NJ101.5.com, along with a network of national music brands including XXLmag.com, TasteofCountry.com, UltimateClassicRock.com and Loudwire.com.

        TOWNSQUARE MEDIA BROADCASTING, LLC MAINTAINS A DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE AND IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. APPLICANTS MUST BE ELIGIBLE TO WORK IN THE U.S.

        Townsquare Media provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Townsquare Media complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Townsquare Media expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Townsquare Medias employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.by Jobble

Keywords: Townsquare Media, Saint Cloud , News Reporter, Advertising , Saint Cloud, Minnesota

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