Sports Announcer ( Radio )

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WBAL NewsRadio 1090 and FM 101.5, the home of the Baltimore Orioles and Ravens. Maryland's station for local news, talk, sports, & more.

Job Description

Hearst-owned WBAL NewsRadio 1090 and FM 101.5 is seeking a versatile journalist to join our award-winning team who is comfortable in both the sports and news arenas.   We are searching for a motivated, dependable individual who can anchor with energy, urgency, and confidence—whether it is a sports update, newscast or traffic report.  The ideal candidate is also unafraid to head into the field to cover breaking stories and will be encouraged to enterprise stories and deliver compelling content on-air and through our digital platforms.  This is an on-site position.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Anchoring of WBAL News and sports updates.
  • Monitoring news from multiple sources and scripting twice-hourly news and sports reports.
  • Supporting news gathering efforts and breaking news coverage.
  • Covering live sports events and press conferences when needed.
  • Hosting special sports programming as warranted.
  • Delivering breaking stories in a timely and concise manner.
  • Contributing to our online platforms, including and social media.

Required Skills

  • Understanding of the Baltimore metro and surrounding areas helpful.
  • Familiarity with radio or television broadcast news operations helpful.
  • Must be available to work holidays, and flexible with schedule during breaking sports and news events.


  • Related experience and/or training considered as well as a combination of education and experience.
  • Broadcast experience preferred, particularly anchoring and reporting sports and news.


At Hearst Television we tell stories every day. Stories about people of all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and identities. That’s why, behind the scenes, we believe in being an organization as diverse and varied as the audience we reach, ensuring that the content we create is more compassionate, and more representative of the communities we serve.

Hearst Television owns and operates 33 television and two radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households. Through its partnership with nearly all of the major networks, Hearst Television distributes national content over nearly 70 video channels including programming from ABC, NBC, CBS, CW, MY Net, MeTV, This TV, Estrella and more. The radio stations are leaders in Baltimore news/talk and rock music listenership. Hearst Television is recognized as one of the industry’s premier companies and has been honored with numerous awards for distinguished journalism, industry innovation, and community service. Hearst Television is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hearst.

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