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    Traffic Reporter

    Part-Time, Volunteer
    S. Hants
    Posted 2 months ago

    Outreach Radio is seeking to build an in-house “news, road traffic, and weather” content team, and are looking for a volunteer to work with us to provide near real time traffic reports for broadcasting during our morning and afternoon/evening drive-time shows.

    Duties include:

    • Gathering, writing, recording, editing, delivering traffic reports in AM and PM drive-time
    • Voicing news, traffic, and weather reports to air on broadcast, web and app platforms
    • Monitoring traffic cams, approved websites, Twitter feeds, listener texts and other sources to provide reliable and accurate information
    • Post, edit & manage Traffic information to Outreach Radio social media accounts
    • Providing live reads of sponsors within designated reports
    • Making station appearances as required
    • Other duties as required by management
    • Availability during AM (7am-9am) and/or PM (4pm-7pm) drive-time programmes
    • Knowledge of South Hampshire geography, roads, city names and transportation systems essential
    • Must be helpful in news, traffic, and weather gathering operation
    • Must be computer literate, have excellent writing and presentation skills
    • Familiarity with live and voice tracking / recording (or willingness to learn)
    • Team player with good synergy with co-workers
    • Excellent communicator with strong creative skills
    • Knowledge of OfCom Broadcast Code
    Outreach Radio is a Local Radio Station covering South Hampshire & the Isle of Wight.  We broadcast 24 hours-a-day on DAB Digital Radio, online and on mobiles to an area that includes coverage of towns and cities including Southampton, Portsmouth, Winchester and Chichester.

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