Staff Announcer - Temporary

Employer
Location
Washington
Posted
Aug 08, 2012
Closes
Sep 07, 2012
Contact
Ms. Job Contact
Category
Television
Duration
Full Time
C-SPAN, the Cable-Satellite Public Affairs Network, seeks a
self-motivated, excellent communicator as a temporary/fulltime Staff Announcer, to professionally deliver program information to viewers, in live and recorded on-air announcements on our TV networks and other C-SPAN platforms.

Duties may also include: representing our networks as a host for viewer phone call segments and interviews; researching and writing graphics for on-air programs, schedule updates and transitions and monitoring events to provide comprehensive voiceovers. You must correctly pronounce names and terms be knowledgeable of Congressional procedures. Shift could include nights and/or weekends.

Interested applicants should have a bachelor's degree in a related field, minimum four years experience with emphasis on live voice-over work, and demonstrate strong knowledge of politics, Congress, national news and names of national public figures. You must be able to deliver voice-overs in our straightforward, no-hype style in scripted and unscripted situations, working under pressure & consistently meeting deadlines.

Send cover letter, resume, salary requirements and non-returnable voice sample to C-SPAN, Attn: Human Resources, 400 North Capitol Street, NW, Suite 650, Washington, DC 20001; or e-mail materials to human_resources@c-span.org. No phone calls. EOE

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