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iHeartMedia FT Traffic Producer - Boston in Medford, Massachusetts

Total Traffic + Weather Network

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Job Summary:

Monitor all traffic cameras, scanners, maps, social media and other resources for traffic information. Enter that information into traffic database and assist anchors.

Traffic producer collects and inputs traffic data into TTWN database for the on air reporters to accurately deliver traffic reports to our many affiliates in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island and Connecticut.

Responsibilities

• Provides accurate, useful, and timely traffic information to commuters by utilizing external sources and inputting into data system. Sources may include but are not limited to cameras, police scanners, tip-line phone calls, two-way radios, DOT websites, emails, Twitter, and more.

• Maintains crucial deadlines to provide constantly up-to-date traffic information.

Qualifications

• Ability to understand and interpret map data, including flows and directions of travel.

• Excellent writing and editing skills; proficient in grammar.

• Strong computer skills and familiarity with social networking platforms.

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

• Excellent communication skills, complemented by diplomacy, empathy, and patience.

• Strong attention to detail and ability to plan and organize, set priorities, and multitask.

• Confidence and tenacity to build rapport in order to pursue information, overcome obstacles, and draw information from people.

• Ability to handle stress, work calmly and effectively under pressure, and react quickly to changes.

• Knowledge of geography and roadways within the local coverage area, including general traffic patterns and mass transit, is preferred.

Work Experience

• Previous experience as a television producer and/or public safety dispatch is helpful.

Education

• College degree or certificate preferred. Fields of study including communications, television, media production, or broadcast journalism are a plus.

Certifications

• None required.

Location:

Medford, MA: 99 Revere Beach Parkway, 02155

Position Type:

Regular

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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