KSL Broadcast Group
  • 27-Jun-2019 to 26-Aug-2019 (MST)
  • KSL Radio Programming
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • On-Call

Bonneville International has been a leader in broadcasting for over 50 years, with a mission to build up, connect, inform and celebrate communities and families across our markets. We currently own and operate 22 radio stations in Seattle, Phoenix, Denver, Sacramento, San Francisco and Salt Lake City, along with the NBC Affiliate TV station, KSL TV 5, in Salt Lake.  We're proud of our history, and we want talented people to join us as we continue to grow!

 

POSITION PURPOSE:

KSL NewsRadio is seeking an individual to join the team in an on-call capacity as an anchor/host. This individual will provide coverage during vacations and other absences by acting as a fill-in anchor/host. On-call shifts can fall anytime from 4AM-1PM and 2PM-7PM. This anchor/host should be able to provide clean and concise news updates and have the presence and personality to co-host 4-hour news blocks.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Pull audio, writes, produces and performs newscasts or anchors news updates as scheduled  
  • Debrief live details of breaking news with show hosts as needed
  • Willing to train and co-host entire news blocks. Responsibilities include working with news executive producer to perform news blocks, manage transition between show elements, perform breaking news and maintain energy and personality for long-form news programming.
  • Present topics and interviews that are compelling, informative and interesting and adhere to station's format philosophy
  • Collaborate with show producers to create performance ideas and audio opportunities
  • Contribute creative ideas on show development, topics, guests and format execution
  • Develop and maintain professional and technical capabilities in order to make full use of the tools and opportunities provided by the station and to expand personal contribution to the Company
  • Work with sales department to develop client relationships and generate ideas and revenue
  • Work in compliance with company policies and procedures
  • Work effectively in a team environment
  • Consistently work hours required. Works more when required to meet deadlines including odd shifts, weekends, holidays, evenings, etc.
  • Additional responsibilities include writing, interviewing and general newsroom support in the morning, afternoon, or evening as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

 

REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Three to five (3-5) years on-air experience with a proven record of on-air success, or equivalent
  • College degree in Journalism or relevant field preferred
  • Ability to conduct talk shows with charisma, knowledge, curiosity about the news of the day
  • Conversational, well-read, knowledgeable and articulate in current affairs
  • Ability to enunciate clearly, speak confidently and interpret and read copy fluently
  • Ability to understand and execute format philosophy and work with a team of other professionals in creating a distinctive sound
  • Ability to operate studio equipment as needed
  • Desire and ability to innovate show segments and develop creative new performance ideas
  • Ability to work in a fast and concise manner under pressure with demonstrated ability to present live and ad-lib unscripted performance with continuity, meaning and clarify
  • In-house audition under the direction of KSL Program Director may be required

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Receive, process, and maintain information through oral and/or written communication effectively.
  • Substantial physical movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
  • Ability to extend hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction with good eye and hand coordination.
  • Lift, move, and carry up to 20 pounds on occasion.

 

Bonneville is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. Minority/female/disability PWDNET/veteran are encouraged to apply.

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