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Freelance News Assistant

Title of Position: Freelance News Assistant
Title of Immediate Supervisor: Program Director
Hours: On Call
FLSA Status: Hourly
Posting Date: 05/12/2014

Department: News
Station and Location: WTOP Washington, D.C.

POSITION OBJECTIVE:
Assist editors, reporters, and anchors with the day-to-day operations of the newsroom. Potential to train for other positions in the newsroom.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • One (1) to two (2) years of professional broadcast news experience
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Knowledge of Adobe Audition, ENPS, and ENCO
  • Knowledge of HTML, XML
  • Project an appropriate professional appearance and demeanor
  • Ability to work in compliance with Company policies and procedures
  • Ability to function in a team environment
  • Ability to work established schedule and other hours as needed

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Degree in Journalism, Communications, or related field
  • Knowledge of Adobe Audition, ENPS, and ENCO
  • Knowledge of HTML, XML

PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF POSITION:

  • 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
  • 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 Application Procedures:
No Phone Calls Please
  1. Application can be downloaded from the website.
  2. Hubbard Radio Washington, D.C., LLC does not allow walk-in applicants into the facility.
  3. Applications will only be accepted for positions posted on this web site.
  4. Submitting an application for positions not posted will not be accepted.
  5. A resume will not be accepted unless submitted with our application.


Hubbard Radio Washington D.C., LLC
Attn. HR / 3400 Idaho Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20016
Website: WTOP.com

An Equal Opportunity Employer