KSL Broadcast Group
  • 01-Aug-2018 to 30-Sep-2018 (MST)
  • KSL TV News Producers
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • 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!

 

SUMMARY: The digital producer is responsible for writing and reporting breaking and developing news stories on ksltv.com, KSL-TV's OTT app and social media. Must have excellent news judgment, a sense of what's important to KSL viewers and Utahns in general, and the ability to report and write news stories accurately, clearly and quickly.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • The digital producer will have a comprehensive knowledge of reporting, sourcing, transparency and journalism ethics, as well as a mastery of spelling, punctuation, grammar and AP Style.
  • Will also be detail-oriented, organized and able to prioritize and comfortably multitask under tight deadlines. Will create and post breaking news on all digital platforms.
  • The applicant must be able to integrate digital content with broadcast coverage and communicate effectively with the assignment desk, show producers and on-air reporters.
  • The candidate must be comfortable with technology, as he or she will manage video live streams and also create, edit and post video clips from newscasts and other raw feeds. Experience with non-linear video editing and web publishing systems is preferred.
  • Familiarity and comfort with Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are required, and the candidate should understand how social media is an asset to a news organization. The digital producer will be responsible for posting engaging stories to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and respond to commenters.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2-5 years' experience in a newsroom, especially on a digital platform or in local television news, is strongly preferred.
  • 4 year degree in journalism, communications or related field required.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Possess excellent oral, written, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a high pressure environment and consistently meet deadlines.
  • Highly familiar with the benefits and shortcomings of all types of media including, but not limited to "heritage" media as well as all types of current and emerging social and digital media.
  • A high level of proficiency with computers, software and new technologies.
  • Ability to organize, analyze and interpret statistical data and draw conclusions from finding and follow-through.
  • Ability to work with moderate supervision, confidential information and be a self-starter.
  • Capable and willing to resolve unexpected problems and be flexible to perform unscheduled assignments.
  • Maintain a valid driver's license and proven ability to safely drive personal vehicle without exposing company to serious liability risks.

 

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

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