Cumuls Broadcasting Network News Anchor - Part Time in Washington, District Of Columbia

Westwood Oneis looking for an experienced* Network News Anchor*for a part-time role.

About Westwood One

Westwood One, the national-facing arm of Cumulus Media, offers audio products to reach listeners whenever, wherever they are. Westwood One is a trusted connection between audio companies, advertisers, and audience — with 8,200 broadcast radio stations and media partners who reach 245 million weekly listeners. The company’s portfolio features premium content with iconic, nationally syndicated media, sports and entertainment brands including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, the Olympics, Westwood One Backstage, the GRAMMYs, the Country Music Awards, and the Billboard Music Awards. For more information please visit www.westwoodone.com.

Role

The News Anchor is the voice of Westwood One News, responsible for delivering professional network quality newscasts. The News Anchor writes, edits, produces and voices top and bottom of the hour exactly timed newscasts with assistance and support from the news management and editing team. The successful candidate must have 3 to 5 years’ experience delivering network or major market newscasts.

Focus

  • Presents an authoritative and conversational on-air delivery
  • Is news savvy and well versed in all aspects of the news cycle
  • Understands and recognizes the difference between news and commentary
  • Processes news copy from wire services and other sources
  • Is alert to breaking news and new developments on top stories
  • Is accurate with grammar and sentence structure
  • Maintains a professional demeanor and works well with newsroom support staff
  • Is proactive and requires little direct supervision

Qualifications | Competency

  • Must have at least 3 – 5 years network or major market anchor experience
  • Excellent writing skills and editorial news judgement
  • Proficiency with broadcast systems and digital audio editing platforms
  • Experience with computerized newsroom systems

Bonus Points

  • BA or BS in Broadcast Journalism
  • Management skills and experience
  • Understanding of broadcast systems and equipment
  • News sourcing and interviewing skills

*What we offer: *

  • Competitive pay
  • Professional growth and career path
  • Focused, responsible and collaborative work environment with the ability, to ask “what if” and try innovative solutions
  • Recognition and reward for outstanding performance
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance coverage
  • 401K with company match to plan for the long-term
  • Vacation & Holidays to enjoy the fruits of your labor

For immediate consideration, please visit www.westwoodone.com/careers

For more information about Cumulus Media, Inc., visit our website at: https://www.cumulus.com and https://www.westwoodone.com

Cumulus Media, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Department: On-Air

Location: Washington, DC, DC