Freelance Traffic Reporter - YNN Rochester Job
Date: Jun 16, 2013
Location: Rochester, NY, US
Requisition #: 143507BR
Posting Location: Rochester, NY, US
Area of Interest:Cable Television Production
Position Type: Full Time
Posting Job Description
Reports live on YNN on traffic and travel conditions. Responsible for monitoring traffic and travel conditions on various sources to update copy for reports and graphics.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES
Reporting - Strong news judgment - Gathers and verifies factual information for reporting through interview, observation, and research. - Organizes material, determines emphasis, and completes report according to prescribed editorial style and format standards. - Develops sources and contacts as needed. - Make decisive and accurate judgments for story and personal safety. - Occasionally represents station at other events. Preparation - Strong knowledge of WNY roadways REQUIRED - Other Duties as Assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education: Bachelors Degree, preferably in Journalism/Communication /English or relevant experience. Experience: Previous on-air experience preferred, preferably as a traffic reporter.
Must be flexible and able to work any schedule as assigned.
Ability to transition quickly from reporting conditions for one market to another market.
Fast-paced environment requiring flexibility, immediate and appropriate responses and swift judgment.
Stressful environment requiring strong people skills, patience and sensitivity.
Creative entrepreneurial environment that attracts talented people requiring the ability to listen, follow instructions, identify and meet their needs and take constructive criticism.
Only applicants who apply online at www.timewarnercable.com/careers will be considered. Please include a link to most recent work.
FCC Unit_TWC: NWNYC
Controlling Establishment ID: 00130 - Rochester Mount Hope
More on TWC:
Time Warner Cable provides generous benefits. Health care and retirement benefits are significant portions of the total compensation package at TWC, and we invest more in those benefits than most employers. In addition, we offer tuition reimbursement, adoption assistance, competitive paid-time-off programs, work-life resources, and discounted pricing on TWC residential products and services for employees within our footprint. Our hope is that, by providing our employees with rich and flexible benefits, we can help them take care of the people who matter most – at work and at home.
Time Warner Cable is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.
Nearest Major Market: Rochester
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