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New Jersey 101.5 (WKXW-FM), owned and operated by Townsquare Media, is looking for great full-time multimedia journalists to join our Edward R. Murrow award winning news team! If you can handle a fast-paced newsroom environment that places as much value on great digital content as it does on great on-air content, then we want to hear from you.
We are seeking an experienced broadcast news anchor and reporter who can also dominate the digital space with great content, dynamic writing, and a strong social media presence.
Applicants for this position will have a proven track record that includes live on-air anchoring, reporting, and online reporting. This is an on-location job, based in Ewing, New Jersey.
Send us your samples and tell us how your experience will help continue to expand the New Jersey 101.5 brand.
Anchor newscasts at the top- and bottom- of every hour
Conduct recorded and on-air interviews
Produce one package per day for on-air newscast rotation
Publish a minimum of two news articles per day on nj1015.com
Write authoritative online and on-air copy with minimal need for edits.
Understand how to use digital metrics to gauge audience engagement.
Be social media savvy and skilled at SEO techniques that promote content.
Develop and pitch news stories
Work with other reporters on enterprise projects
Participate in creative discussions with the radio station’s editorial team to develop content ideas based on news value and audience demand
Respond to breaking news in a timely manner
At least two years of on-air anchoring and/or on-air reporting experience
Ability to handle breaking news events unscripted
Strong writing and reporting skills with knowledge of AP style and the SPJ code of ethics
Understand what makes online content conversation-starting and good for SEO
Goal oriented, a strong work ethic and a sense of what it takes to win is essential
The successful candidate will be smart, curious, tenacious, independent, passionate, enthusiastic, and work with urgency to meet deadlines.
Strong desire to be coached, mentored, and developed while comfortable being an individual contributor
Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
Bachelor’s Degree preferred
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
Time off for volunteering
And much more…
Please apply online at: https://careers.townsquaremedia.com/job-openings/?gh_jid=5269783
On-air samples can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
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 Media’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.
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 websites, 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 357 local terrestrial radio stations in 74 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.
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