News Anchor in Washington, DC at Cumulus Media

Date Posted: 6/20/2020

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Job Description

CUMULUS MEDIA | Washington DC is looking for a News Anchor to join our Westwood One Team.  The News Anchor is the voice of Westwood One News, responsible for delivering professional network quality newscasts.  The News Anchor writes, edits, produces and voices top and bottom of the hour exactly timed newscasts with assistance and support from the news management and editing team.  The successful candidate must have 3 to 5 years’ experience delivering network or major market newscasts.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Presents an authoritative and conversational on-air delivery.
  • Is news savvy and well versed in all aspects of the news cycle.
  • Understands and recognizes the difference between news and commentary.
  • Processes news copy from wire services and other sources.
  • Is alert to breaking news and new developments on top stories.
  • Is accurate with grammar and sentence structure.
  • Maintains a professional demeanor and works well with newsroom support staff.
  • Is proactive and requires little direct supervision.


Job Requirements


  • Must have at least 3 – 5 years network or major market anchor experience.
  • Excellent writing skills and editorial news judgement.
  • Proficiency with broadcast systems and digital audio editing platforms.
  • Experience with computerized newsroom systems.

Bonus Points:

  • BA or BS in Broadcast Journalism.
  • Management skills and experience.
  • Understanding of broadcast systems and equipment.
  • News sourcing and interviewing skills.

What we offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • Professional growth and career path
  • Focused, responsible and collaborative work environment with the ability, to ask “what if” and try innovative solutions

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CUMULUS MEDIA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).


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