Traffic Reporter

Part-Time, Volunteer
S. Hants
Posted 3 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
Requirements:
  • 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 new 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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