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iHeartMedia Traffic Reporter / Producer - Full Time in Salt Lake City, Utah

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The audio revolution is here – and iHeart is leading it! From broadcast radio to digital streaming radio to podcasting, audio continues to grow – and iHeart, which reaches 90% of Americans every month, is the #1 audio company in America across every one of those platforms. We’re the home of many of the country’s most popular and trusted on-air personalities and podcast influencers; we build important connections with hundreds of communities across America; we create and produce some of the most popular and well-known branded live music events in America; and we have the only complete audio ad technology stack in the industry for all forms of audio, from on demand to broadcast radio, digital streaming radio and podcasting. Only one company in America has the #1 position in everything audio: iHeartMedia.

If you’re excited about this role but don’t feel your experience aligns perfectly with the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. At iHeartMedia we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace and are looking for teammates passionate about what we do!

What We Need:

Traffic Producer & Reporter. Responsible for producing the Salt Lake City market and doing on-air work. This is a key position responsible for overseeing traffic data during the morning and afternoon drives. This position requires someone who's good on-air, has a proficiency for studio technology, and the ability to multitask and troubleshoot.

What You'll Do:

  • Gather regional traffic information and enter details into internal computer and web systems

  • Read traffic reports, commercials, and public service messages to listeners

  • Identify, research, and create copy regarding traffic to feature during on-air shift; finalizes content using digital audio editing software

  • Manage information; keeping all facts straight, making sure details are accurate and current, and tracking any changes

  • Maintain crucial deadlines in order to provide traffic updates in a timely fashion

What You'll Need:

  • Knowledge of local coverage area geography and roadways, mass transit and traffic patterns

  • Pleasant, charismatic and well-controlled voice; excellent pronunciation

  • Experience working in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented, “newsroom-like” collaborative environment

  • Ability to plan and organize, set priorities and multi-task in a fast-paced environment

  • Must be willing to work split shifts; 4 hours in AM Drive, 4 hours in PM Drive

  • Previous on-air broadcast experience

  • College degree is preferred but not required

What You'll Bring:

  • Respect for others and a strong belief that others should do this in return

  • Full proficiency and understanding of job function

  • Open communication with colleagues and direct reports that encourages collaboration and team consensus

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Efficiency with independent work under minimal guidance

  • Commitment to process improvement for overall team effectiveness

  • Professional communication that stresses diplomacy, empathy and patience

Location:

Salt Lake City, UT: 2801 S Decker Lake Dr, 84119

Position Type:

Regular

Time Type:

Full time

Pay Type:

Hourly

Benefits:

iHeartMedia’s benefits offering is flexible and offers a variety of choices to meet the diverse needs of our changing workforce, including the following:

  • Employer sponsored medical, dental and vision with a variety of coverage options

  • Company provided and supplemental life insurance

  • Paid vacation and sick time

  • Paid company holidays, including a floating holiday that enable our employees to celebrate the holiday of their choosing

  • A Spirit day to encourage and allow our employees to more easily volunteer in their community

  • A 401K plan

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) at no cost – services include telephonic counseling sessions, consultation on legal and financial matters, emotional well-being, family and caregiving

  • ​A range of additional voluntary programs, such as spending accounts, student loan refinancing, accident insurance and more!

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.

Our organization participates in E-Verify. Click here (https://www.e-verify.gov/employees) to learn about E-Verify.

iHeartMedia is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month – we specialize in radio, digital, social, podcasts, influencers, data, and events across the nation and provide premier opportunities for advertisers.

Visit iHeartMedia.com to learn more about us.

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