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Company: WTOP/WFED Radio
Position:
WFED Producer/Web Writer
Location:
District of Columbia
Job Status:  Other
Ad Expires: 
April 25, 2013
Job ID: 1463263

Description:

JOB POSTING_______________________________________________________________________

Posted Date: April 16, 2013

Title of Position: Producer/Web Writer

Title of Immediate Supervisor: Program Director

Department: WFED Programming

Location: 3400 Idaho Ave, NW, Washington, D.C.

Hours: On-Call

FLSA Status: Non-exempt (hourly)

Closing Date: Julyl 16, 2013, or until filled

Position Objective: Contribute daily, across all media platforms, to make Federal News Radio the leading provider of timely and relevant news and information about the programs, people and policies of the federal government. Write news stories, leads, teases and tags and original news articles from exclusive Federal News Radio on-air interviews in a clear, concise fashion on deadline and in an accurate and timely manner. Edit original articles for publication on the website. Organize and manage content on FederalNewsRadio.com. Engage with Federal News Radio consumers through various social media outlets such as Twitter and Facebook and bring new ideas to the table. Contribute to the understanding of how the human resources, technology, financial management and acquisition policies affect federal managers and contractors. Understand and demonstrate the station's mission statement though your story selection, live shot bookings and audio editing. Develop enterprise news sources for original news content and for on air and online.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS: • 1-3 years news experience • Proven ability to find and develop news sources • Ability to communicate effectively in live radio situations, online and under deadline • Ability to thrive in fast-paced, breaking news situations • Basic web knowledge, experience with HTML, Photoshop and audio editing • Excellent writing and editing skills under tight deadlines • Attention to detail with content, including grammar, punctuation, fact checking and layout • Understanding of social media and its relationship with news consumers, online marketing and web traffic • Flexibility in work schedule • Work in compliance with company policies and procedures • Maintain a positive and cooperative rapport with staff, management and clients • Project appropriate company image with respect to dress and demeanor

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Degree in Journalism, Communications or related field • 2-3 years broadcast news experience • Experience covering the people, programs, and policies of the federal government • Knowledge of Adobe Audition, ENPS and ENCO

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: • Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word • Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sounds with no more than 40 db loss @500 Hz, 100Hz and 200Hz with or without correction • Repetitive motions: Substantial movements of the wrists, hands and /or fingers • Sedentary work: Exerting up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects including human body • Visual acuity requirements for machine operators of administrative standard • The worker is subject to both environmental conditions: activities may occur inside and outside. During breaking news stories, the worker could be subject to extreme hot, or extreme cold, or working in hazardous news situations.

Hubbard Radio Washington D.C., LLC Web Site: www.federalnewsradio.com Attn. HR / 3400 Idaho Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20016 Qualified candidates are invited to download the application available on our web site. Questions can be directed to Human Resources. Wc do not allow walk-in candidates. To be considered an application must be submitted by fax, email, or mail for current posted position(s). Resume is accepted when accompanying our application. Unsolicited resumes will not be accepted. An Equal Opportunity Employer

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