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Company: WTOP/WFED Radio
Position:
WFED Freelance Producer
Location:
District of Columbia
Job Status:  Freelance
Ad Expires: 
May 31, 2013
Job ID: 1489452

Description:
Job Posting

TITLE OF POSITION:Freelance Producer (on-call) DEPARTMENT:WFED Programming REPORTS TO:Program Director STATION & LOCATION:WFED, Washington, D.C. HOURS: On-call FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt (hourly) POSTED DATE: 04/26/2013 CLOSING DATE:07/26/2013 or until filled

POSITION SUMMARY:

Contribute daily, across all media platforms, to make Federal News Radio the leading provider of timely and relevant news and information about the people, policies and programs of the federal government. 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. 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.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

• Develop, research, produce and write stories and features. • Secure guests, conduct studio and phone interviews, screen in-coming calls, write and produce segments. • Serve as back-up on-air talent if needed. Coordinate the efforts of technical personnel, on-air personalities, and others

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

• 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 • Excellent writing and editing skills under tight deadlines • 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 • Ability to work established schedule and other hours as needed

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS, BUT NOT REQUIRED:

• 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 REQUIREMENTS:

• Ability to communicate in English both verbally and in writing • Manual dexterity and fine motor skills to manipulate computer keys and general office equipment (telephone, copier, calculator, etc.) for extended periods of time • Ability to hear and speak clearly and follow both oral and written direction • The Company may make reasonable accommodations to facilitate the ability to perform essential job functions

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 online, 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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