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WTOP Broadcast Writer, FT

Company: Hubbard Broadcasting
Location: Washington
Posted on: January 15, 2021

Job Description:

Write broadcast news copy that is accurate and balanced using sound news judgment. Copy must be clear and interesting, and executed under tight live broadcasting deadlines. Convert lengthy print and digital articles into concise broadcast copy by extracting all salient points in a conversational broadcast style Optimize reporter package leads to be read on air Write compelling teases that engage listeners Must be able to use audio clips to help tell a story. Must also be able to edit audio. Coordinate and communicate effectively with producers, anchors and reporters about what is needed for WTOP's on-air product Level-headed, team player able to work well in a fast-paced environment under constant deadline pressure Ensure all news meets WTOP's core brand attributes and standards, and falls within all company and legal parameters
3+ years' experience as a writer for a broadcast news operation (radio or TV) Broadcast Journalism degree or equivalent experience is preferred Excellent broadcast writing and research skills required Excellent news judgment and knowledge of current events at the local, national and international level In-depth understanding of the importance of utilizing sound bites, nat sound and other audio in newscasts Ability to work independently in a high-pressure setting under tight deadlines Ability to make quick decisions and multitask during breaking news In-depth knowledge of local D.C. news market Strong leadership and communication skills Knowledge of news wire services Knowledge of the local radio industry and familiarity with all radio terminology and methodology (preferred) Project an appropriate professional appearance and demeanor. Ability to work in compliance with company policies and procedures. Ability to function well in a diverse team environment. Ability to work established schedule and other hours as needed.

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