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1010 WINS/WCBS 880 News seeks a reporter

July 24, 2023

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

1010 WINS and WCBS 880 News seek an experienced and dynamic broadcast journalist to join our team. The successful candidate will have a deep understanding of the New York City market and its people.  This is a full-time position.


  • You will be responsible for writing and delivering compelling stories, focusing on live breaking news coverage
  • You should have a 24/7 attitude towards news gathering and be able to anchor when needed.
  • You should be proficient in leveraging social media platforms to gather news and engage with the community.
  • Holding officials accountable for their decisions and promoting community engagement are essential aspects of this role.

Required & Preferred:

To be considered for this position, candidates must meet the following qualifications:

  • At least three years experience in an on-air role at a medium- or large-market news station, including field reporting.
  • Ability to develop and effectively pitch story ideas to enhance coverage and engage the audience.
  • A conversational and engaging delivery style, whether with or without a script, to captivate listeners.
  • Proficiency in interpreting and simplifying complex copy for easier audience comprehension.
  • Comfort using audio editing tools to produce high-quality news segments.
  • Familiarity with using social media platforms to gather news, promote content, and interact with the audience.
  • Understanding of the legal guidelines that govern broadcast media, including ethics and regulations.
  • Ability to work flexible and irregular hours, including weekends and holidays, to cover breaking news and evolving stories.
  • A valid driver’s license, satisfactory completion of a motor vehicle record check, and proof of insurance (if using own vehicle for work purposes).

 If you meet the above qualifications and are passionate about delivering impactful news stories while engaging with the community, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

The anticipated starting salary range for New York, NY-based individuals expressing interest in this position is $115,000/yr-$120,000/yr.

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