News Anchor / On-Air Personality

News Anchor / On-Air Personality

  • Full Time
  • Honolulu
  • Salary to be determined by multiple factors including but not limited to relevant experience, knowledge, skills, other job-related qualifications, and alignment with market data. $14.00 - $15.82 USD / Year
  • Salary: Salary to be determined by multiple factors including but not limited to relevant experience, knowledge, skills, other job-related qualifications, and alignment with market data. $14.00 - $15.82
  • We are accepting applications for this role on an ongoing basis.
  • July 18, 2024

Website iHeart Media


Because we reach almost every community in America, we’re committed to providing a range of programming that reflects the diversity of the many communities we serve – and our company reflects that same kind of diversity.  Our company values stress collaboration, curiosity, welcoming dissent, accepting mistakes in the pursuit of new ideas, and respect for everyone.

Only one company in America has the #1 position in everything audio: iHeartMedia!

If you’re excited about this role but don’t feel your experience aligns perfectly with the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway.  At iHeartMedia we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace and are looking for teammates passionate about what we do!

What We Need:

We’re seeking a News Anchor/Reporter to be a part of Hawaii’s most successful morning show-Michael W. Perry & The Posse. This is an exciting opportunity to apply your experience in a fast-paced environment and continue growing your skill.


What You'll Do:
  • Anchor the news for Mainstream AC powerhouse KSSK, News Talk KHVH and as needed on other radio stations in the cluster.
  • Gather and verify information through interviews, observation and research ensuring that the news reported remains objective and balanced
  • Monitor sources for breaking news, e.g., wires and social media
  • Plan, write, edit, and voice news broadcasts
  • Finalize content using digital audio editing software
  • Maintain crucial deadlines in order to provide news stories in a timely fashion
  • Repackage content from producers and field reporters for newscasts
  • Identify technical equipment and resource requirements for recording interviews and other audio material
  • Produce features and interviews as assigned
  • May specialize in a particular field of news broadcasting (e.g. political, traffic, finance or military)
  • Prepare written content, visual images, audio material and video footage for websites, blogs or other social-media platforms


What You'll Need:
  • Expertise using Microsoft Office suite and social networking platforms
  • To be knowledgeable and up-to-date on local and national trends and/or to have specialized knowledge of subjects/events related to on-air topics
  • Pleasant, charismatic and well-controlled voice; excellent pronunciation
  • Well-rounded communication skills for conducting interviews
  • Excellent writing and editing skills; proficient in grammar
  • Proficiency in media production and broadcast systems
  • Ability to plan and organize, set priorities and multi task in a fast-paced environment
  • Must understand and speak Hawaiian language fluently.
  • 4 – year college degree, preferably in Broadcast Journalism or Communications is preferred
What You'll Bring:
  • Respect for others and a strong belief that others should do this in return
  • Subject matter expertise to conceive and communicate original ideas
  • A growth mindset with knowledge sharing and mentorship within the team
  • Open communication about a variety of complex ideas to encourage a broad point of view and build a team consensus
  • Strong desire for collaboration between teams
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Commitment to continuous process improvement for overall team effectiveness
  • Advanced problem-solving techniques


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iHeartMedia’s benefits offering is flexible and offers a variety of choices to meet the diverse needs of our changing workforce, including the following: • Employer sponsored medical, dental and vision with a variety of coverage options • Company provided and supplemental life insurance • Paid vacation and sick time • Paid company holidays, including a floating holiday that enable our employees to celebrate the holiday of their choosing • A Spirit day to encourage and allow our employees to more easily volunteer in their community • A 401K plan • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) at no cost – services include telephonic counseling sessions, consultation on legal and financial matters, emotional well-being, family and caregiving • A range of additional voluntary programs, such as spending accounts, student loan refinancing, accident insurance and more! Apply Online at Current employees and contingent workers click here to apply and search by the Job Posting Title.