POSTING DATE:   October 23, 2017
JOB#:   13-17
JOB TITLE:   Freelance News Assistant
COMPANY:   WTOP-FM, Programming

As assigned

STATUS:   Part Time Intermittent, Hourly
  • Four (4) year degree in Journalism, Communications, or related field.
  • One (1) to two (2) years of professional broadcast experience.
  • Knowledge of Adobe Audition, ENPS, and ENCO.
  • Knowledge of HTML, XML.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Project an appropriate professional appearance and demeanor. 
  • Ability to work in compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Ability to function in a team environment.
  • Ability to work established schedule and other hours as needed

Position Summary: Assist editors, reporters, and anchors with the day-to-day operations of the newsroom.   

  • Compiles, dispenses, and files news stories and related copy to assist editorial personnel in broadcasting newsroom.
  • Telephones government agencies and sports facilities and monitors other stations to obtain weather, traffic, and sports information.

Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. The Company will make reasonable physical accommodations to facilitate the ability to perform essential job functions.

WTOP-FM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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