Morning News Anchor at 98FM

  • Ireland
  • Dublin

Website 98FM

Morning News Anchor – 98FM

Communicorp Media is Ireland’s premier media company and the home of some of Europe’s leading commercial media brands. Communicorp Media owns and operates a portfolio of media channels with a strong focus on commercial radio and emerging digital media.

The company maintains some of the largest independent radio networks in Ireland and the UK and it continues to be one of the fastest growing radio networks in the world with 21 radio stations in 3 countries.

The Role

We are seeking a morning news anchor to join our dynamic team. The key focus of this role is to write, compile and read bulletins across 98FM that meet with our programming objectives and style. The role offers experience in a vibrant and exciting work environment.

Responsibilities, Skills & Qualifications

The successful candidate will support the work of the news team and will report to the Editor of News and Entertainment.

What you’ll do

You will:

  • Write clear concise news copy for the 98 FM audience and for the network of local independent radio stations
  • Drive the Dublin news agenda by identifying and following up stories of interest to the 98 FM audience
  • Deliver bulletins that match the stations unique tone of voice and meet with brand objectives.
  • Conduct interviews and cut clips for news
  • Interact with presenters where appropriate while maintaining journalistic integrity
  • Post key stories to the 98 FM website that help maintains the stations position as ‘First for Dublin news’
  • Maintain the stations social media presence

If the following traits sound like you, you might be the right person for the job:

  • Engaging personality
  • A passion for news and current affairs
  • Excellent nose for a story and the tenacity needed to chase it
  • Thorough working knowledge of the laws of libel
  • Superb judgement
  • An ability to segue seamlessly from hard news to kicker stories

Before applying, make sure you tick the following boxes:

  • A BA or equivalent in a discipline relevant to journalism
  • 5 years experience in a busy news environment

Please apply with a cover letter, and include a 3-minute Dublin Demo with your application that gives us your unique take on a 98 bulletin.

To apply for this job please visit communicorpmedia.bamboohr.com.

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