Morning News Editor

Company: Audacy
Company Website
Location: St. Louis
Full Time

ID: 2023-5513
Category: News
Type: Regular

KMOX. The Voice of St. Louis, is looking for a news editor and writer to work in our fast-paced iconic newsroom. As the News Editor, you will write and produce morning drive newscasts, guide enterprise reporting during live news programming and write quick-turn stories in breaking news situations. You will collaborate with the digital team and edit/prepare content to publish across all platforms, including but not limited to social media, on-air programming and the website. The editor is the hub in the newsroom and during morning drive, it’s your responsibility to prioritize content based on what is happening in real time.

What You’ll Do:
– Responsible for content of newscasts from 5a-10a
– Coordinates breaking news/weather coverage
– Ability to continuously update copy and audio throughout shift
– Must be able to read and understand complex material and turn it into easy to understand copy
– Have a working knowledge of legal guidelines, FCC rules, etc. and how they apply to your writing
– Candidates must be experts in audio editing and Social Media
– Other duties as required by Management

Required & Preferred:
– You must be able to work in one of the most fast-paced radio newsrooms under the most demanding deadlines anywhere.
– You must have the ability to assign and write for major breaking news stories, tragedies, lighter stories, celebrities, newsmakers, and thrive in an environment where your work is subject to intense public scrutiny.
– Broadcast producer/writer experience preferred

About Us:
Audacy, Inc. (NYSE: AUD; OTC: AUDA) is a leading multi-platform audio content and entertainment company with the country’s best collection of local music, news and sports brands, a premium podcast creator, major event producer, and digital innovator. Audacy engages 200 million consumers each month, bringing people together around content that matters to them. Learn more at, Facebook (Audacy Corp), X (@AudacyCorp), LinkedIn (@Audacy-Inc), Instagram (@lifeataudacy) and Threads (@Audacy_Corp).

Audacy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Audacy affords equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, religion or religious creed, sex/ gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age (over 40), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law, and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Consistent with our commitment to equal employment opportunity, we provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who need assistance in applying electronically for a position with Audacy, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship. To request a reasonable accommodation for this purpose, please call 1-610-660-5614. Please note that this phone number is to be used solely to request an accommodation with respect to the online application process. Calls for any other reason will not be returned. Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.