KSL Broadcast Group
  • 01-Dec-2017 to 30-Jan-2018 (MST)
  • KSL Radio Programming
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

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/or 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!

Job Summary: We are searching for a radio newsroom manager who coordinates reporters, breaking news for dynamic news presentation across the day.  This includes eight hours of element-driven news blocks, short newscasts, news presentation in local talk, and continuing coverage of local and national breaking news.

Reports to program director

Location: Salt Lake City

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • 5+ years of experience in newsroom management preferred

Responsibilities:

  • Prioritize at the highest level the planning for and execution of breaking news
  • Unerring commitment to, and responsibility for, accuracy in all things at all times
  • Ability to participate in and support multiple news blocks and news producers as needed across the day
  • Demonstrate strong leadership to improve the writing, storytelling and craftsmanship of reporters
  • Possess exceptional editorial judgment and decision-making on storytelling, tone and diction
  • Creativity to take available stories and go bigevery day'in presentation, sound and promotion
  • Expertise to discern between important and relatable information and stories that are routine and unremarkable. Disfavor needless reliance on political or criminal stories
  • Instinctive ability to advance stories across the newsday, and to anticipate and exploit late-day and next-day storylines
  • High sensitivity to mission, brand and integrity in news product
  • Collaborate with and support co-located television newsroom, digital newsroom, traffic department and meteorology team
  • Commitment to storytelling, promotion and relationship in social media, video, podcasting and emerging media and platforms

 

Physical Requirements:

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

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