POSITION: News & Digital Media Reporter
DUTIES: Responsibilities include developing, researching, writing, and editing coverage of local news; preparation of radio newscasts and public affairs programming; management of content on our online, mobile, and social media platforms; and other community-focused engagements and activities. This position is part-time, up to 20 hours per week, but may expand to up to 30 hours per week.
QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate should have strong written and verbal communications skills and proficiency with tools such as Microsoft Word and Excel; have a technical aptitude and a competitive personality; enjoy relationship-building and a fast pace; be an intuitive, creative, confident, organized self-starter able to work effectively without direct supervision; and project an appropriate professional appearance and demeanor. A background in broadcasting or journalism and/or a college degree are preferred but not required.
LOCATION: Sylacauga, Ala.
ABOUT US: We are RadioAlabama, home to Yea!106.5 & WYEA!1290 (Alabama’s 2017 Radio Station of the Year!), 98.3 Fox FM, 105.1 WRFS, and 96.3 & 1050 WLMA. From Alabama’s Marble City (and, if you didn’t know, marble is Alabama’s state rock), our great local and regional radio stations reach into parts of 20 Alabama counties. We’re based in the heart of the Talladega-Sylacauga Micropolitan Statistical Area, which along with seven other counties is included in the federally-defined Birmingham-Hoover-Talladega Combined Statistical Area. Our focus: Sylacauga-Childersburg-Talladega, west to Birmingham, east through Lake Martin-Alexander City-Dadeville toward Auburn-Opelika, north past Talladega to I-20, south through Wetumpka to and through Montgomery. We’re all about quality — and delivering great programming for the communities we are privileged to serve along with results for our advertisers. And we’re launching more new stations in 2018!
HOW TO APPLY: Show us that you can sell yourself. The best way to get our attention is to respond with your resume and a letter of introduction. No phone calls, please.
RadioAlabama/Marble City Media LLC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, disability, matriculation, or political affiliation. Our websites: RadioAlabama.net, WYEA.net, WFXO.fm, WRFS.fm, WLMA.fm, and SylacaugaNews.com.