Job Summary:

Afternoon Drive traffic anchor and producer from the Denver, CO traffic hub                                                                         

Responsibilities

 

• Delivers traffic reports, commercials and public service messages to listeners on the radio from a variety of in-take sources; canvasses local, state and national traffic news to determine significance and prioritization.

• Identifies, researches, and creates copy regarding traffic to feature during on-air shift; finalizes content using digital audio editing software.

• Manages gathered information; keeps all facts straight, makes sure details are accurate and current, and tracks any changes.

• In designated Hub stations, gathers and provides coverage for stations in multiple cities/locations.

• Maintains crucial deadlines in order to provide traffic updates in a timely fashion.

• May be required to report live on location from helicopter, to paint a visual picture (bird's eye view) by looking out of helicopter window.

• May prepare written content, visual images, audio material and video footage for websites, blogs or other social-media platforms.

• May require flexibility in work schedules.

 

Qualifications

 

• Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, social networking platforms and audio production software

• Proficient in Microsoft Windows and broadcast equipment.

• Knowledgeable of local coverage area geography and roadways, mass transit and traffic patterns

• Pleasant, charismatic and well-controlled voice; excellent pronunciation

• Adept at working in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented, “newsroom-like” collaborative environment

• Excellent writing and editing skills; proficient in grammar

• Strong attention to detail, following up until issues are resolved

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

• Understanding of police scanners a plus

 

Work Experience

• 2+ years’ on-air radio experience

 

Education

• 4-year college degree preferred, preferably in Broadcast Journalism or Communications. Related work experience can be substituted.

 

Certifications

• None required

                                                                                                     

Location

Denver, CO: 4695 S. Monaco Street, 80237

                                                                                                     

Position Type                                                                                             

Regular

                                                                                                    

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.

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