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

As assigned

STATUS:   Part Time Intermittent, Hourly
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • 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
 
DUTIES:


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.
 
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:


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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