Radio Anchor - Freelancer
POSITION DESCRIPTION: MarketWatch Radio Network is looking for a freelancer anchor for work starting May 18 and lasting through the end of 2009. Must have network and/or major market experience. Must know how to handle tight deadlines, work independently on copy, and file multiple newscasts an hour. Flexibility with scheduling key. POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Responsibilities: Will work independently without an editor and is responsible for presenting interesting reports which are accurate, up-to-the-minute, precise and unbiased. Will initiate and conduct telephone interviews with stock market commentators, industry and company brokerage analysts, newsmakers and correspondents, depending on the news flow for the day. Segments may be incorporated into newscasts, podcasts or weekend reports and produced for the Web. Requirements: Bachelor's college degree required 3 plus years at a national broadcast network or major market radio station required Must have on-air delivery acceptable to affiliates Must be able to work a flexible schedule Must know how to handle tight deadlines, write own copy, file multiple newscasts an hour and gather tape on breaking news Must be facile with the use of the Internet as a news gathering resource and be able to scan many Web sites and news sources each hour Candidate must be proficient with PC's and broadcast equipment including a microphone, ISDN unit, minidisk recorder, audio editing software, mixers and a telephone recording system For consideration please include salary requirements.