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Entertainment & Media, News & Journalism, Research, Sports & Fitness, Writing

Pay: TBD


Overview

iHeartMedia is the #1 Audio company in the US. We are seeking several Producers to create, direct and produce our sports reports part-time for multiple stations and regions during the AM drive.

Responsibilities:   

• Plans, writes, researches and edits content for anchors

• Finalizes content using digital audio editing software

• Maintains crucial deadlines to provide sports stories in a timely fashion

• Repackages content for sportscasts

• May prepare written content for social media platforms and wire service

• Researches information, obtains materials and assists with contacting and scheduling guests

• Gives direction to presenters, content providers, assistants and other crew members

• Manages budgets and ensures the efficient use of resources

• Obtains permissions or licenses for recording or broadcasting on location, and for the use of music, sound effects and audio archive material

• May work the board for pre-recorded or live shows

Qualifications: 

• Extensive background in sports, must have regional knowledge of teams, conferences, leagues and other related items in the world of sports

• Knowledgeable and up-to-date with local and national trends and/or specialized knowledge of subjects/events related to on-air topics

• Must be able to function in a fast paced news environment, assisting voice talent in delivering multiple newscasts for several markets each hour

• Excellent writing and editing skills; proficient in grammar

• Ability to plan and organize, set priorities and multi task in a fast-paced environment

• Proficient in media production and broadcast systems

• Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and social media platforms  

Work Experience: 

• 3+ years’ experience as Radio Producer and/or Assistant in a smaller market or college station

Education: 

• 4-year college degree, preferably in Radio or Media Production

Company – iHeartMedia

Website – https://www.iheartmedia.com/