On-Camera TV Traffic Reporter
 
Employer: iHeartMedia Job Posted: 2/6/2020
Location: Medford, MA Job Status: Full Time
 
 

Job Description:

On-camera traffic anchor embedded at WCVB-TV.

Serious candidates will provide a link to video demo and/or air check materials accessible online.

Please send demos to: MikePanarello@TTWnetwork.com and GeorgeBrown@TTWnetwork.com

Responsibilities

• Gather and present traffic information for commuters in the Boston Metro Area
• Produce on-air traffic graphics
• Collaborate with newscast producers, anchors and meteorologists on presentation and traffic developments
• Provide up to date, accurate traffic reports and updates on-air, on our web site and on social media platforms
• Provide a written script for teleprompter
• Meet critical deadlines
• Excellent adlibbing ability, specifically during breaking news or weather coverage

Qualifications

• Enthusiastic and genuine on-air presence
• An eye for details and the ability to convey the changing nature of traffic conditions, delays and alternate routes
• Must be able to use and read maps effectively
• Must be knowledgeable about local roads and traffic patterns in New England, as well as mass transit
• Ability to post alerts and updates on social media and our website
• Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline oriented newsroom with an established anchor team
• Excellent writing and speaking skills
• Strong attention to detail and grammar
• Understanding of police scanners in a plus
• Position requires the operation of computer and editing software. High stress environment with deadline pressure Must be able to work early mornings and additional shifts when traffic or weather conditions warrant

Work Experience

• Must have previous on camera experience
• Experience in traffic gathering and presentation, a plus
• Proficient in Microsoft Windows, knowledge of Word Press helpful

Education

• College degree and/or related experience preferred


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