KSL Broadcast Group
  • 25-Jan-2017 to 26-Mar-2017 (MST)
  • KSL Radio Programming
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Who we are: 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 14 radio stations in Seattle, Phoenix, Denver 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!

Our National News Desk Anchor will provide clear and concise national news updates in morning drive.  Show preparation and additional newscast responsibilities include a total shift from approximately 4:00 – 9:45 a.m.  

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Anchors national news desk updates as scheduled.
  2. Pulls audio, writes, produces and performs top national story twice an hour.
  3. Writes a national newscast complete with audio and performs once an hour.
  4. Debriefs live details of breaking news with show hosts as needed.
  5. Additional responsibilities include writing, interviewing, and general newsroom support in the morning, afternoon, or evening as available.
  6. Has a thorough working knowledge and understanding of KSL policy and FCC rules and regulations.
  7. Attends staff meetings and meets regularly with the Program Director for air checks.
  8. Maintains confidentiality by not discussing internal KSL matters, company strategies, client's proprietary information, personnel matters, wage and salary information or any other sensitive information with clients, competitors, listeners, the media or inappropriately with co-workers and by not distributing KSL's proprietary research or other information to competitors.
  9. Maintains assigned equipment.
  10. Work in compliance with Company policies and procedures.
  11. Work effectively in a team environment.
  12. Maintain a positive and cooperative rapport with staff, management, and clients. 
  13. Consistently works hours required.  Works more when required to meet deadlines including busy news days, breaking news, weekends, holidays, evenings, and overtime, etc.
  14. Project an appropriate professional appearance and demeanor.
  15. Personal growth and development.
  16. Able to manage stress effectively.
  17. Other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:

  • College level education in journalism or related field or equivalent experience. 
  • Two (2) years of commercial broadcasting experience or equivalent in radio/television news.
  • Able to quickly conceptualize stories for radio presentation and is able to write and produce a radio newscast utilizing material from all available sources.  Proven ability for accuracy and follow-through.
  • Possess an acceptable on-air presence and voice quality, which exudes confidence and projects a professional image.  Able to enunciate clearly read copy fluently and ad lib required.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work under pressure.  Willing to accept responsibility and work under moderate supervision while resolving varied problems, which require general knowledge of company policies and procedures in reporting.
  • An in-house audition under the direction of KSL News may be required.
  • Able to answer phone calls in a pleasant and professional manner while providing accurate information.
  • Valid driver's license and proven ability to safely drive company vehicle or personal vehicle (as case may be) without exposing the company to serious liability risks and willing to travel.  You may be required to drive your personal vehicle on occasion.
  • Work in compliance with Company policies and procedures.
  • Work effectively in a team environment.
  • Maintain a positive and cooperative rapport with staff, management, and clients. 
  • Consistently work hours required to meet deadlines including split-working schedule, odd shifts, weekends, holidays, evenings, overtime, etc.
  • Project an appropriate professional appearance and demeanor.
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.

We are 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, or any other characteristic protected by law. Minority/female/disability PWDNET/veteran are encouraged to apply.

 

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