KSL Broadcast Group
  • 05-Oct-2018 to 04-Dec-2018 (MST)
  • KSL TV News Producers
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • Full 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 22 radio stations in Seattle, Phoenix, Denver, San Francisco, Sacramento 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 OBJECTIVE: KSL TV is seeking a Producer to assist reporters, producers and managers in the organization, preparation, writing and production of daily TV newscasts, online reports and newspaper copy. Also assists as needed with other projects in the newsroom, including filling in for other producers and writers.

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • College degree in journalism or equivalent experience.
  • 1-3 years' experience producing in a broadcast environment preferred.
  • Possess organizational skills with initiative and the ability to show innovation in problem solving.
  • Proven ability to work rapidly under deadline pressure, enabling news employees and personnel from other departments to meet their deadlines.
  • Capable of handling many production details and making decisions with a limited amount of supervision.
  • Willing to work odd hours, weekends and holidays.  Ability to be flexible enough to work on unscheduled assignments.
  • Willing to take an in-house writing audition under an assigned deadline demonstrating accuracy, fairness, good grammar and spelling.
  • 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 works hours required.  Works more when required to meet deadlines including weekends, holidays, evenings, etc.
  • Project an appropriate professional appearance and demeanor.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Craft newscasts with a focus on showcasing, active and demonstrative storytelling and audience engagement.
  • Over-communicate with production team, graphics artists and editors both in house and in the field to ensure newscasts have an elevated look and completeness.
  • Coordinate newscast rundown with executive producer and keep informed on news developing locally and nationally. Work as assigned by manager to fulfill the needs of our digital and social platforms and our partners' platforms.
  • Write and rewrite news copy, wire copy, feed material, breaking news, teases, etc. at the manager's direction.
  • Coordinate with crews in the field and assist them with stories for the newscast.  This may include writing stories from tape shot without a reporter, taking script dictation via telephone, etc.
  • Watch and log incoming video interviews for use by all news entities.
  • Personal growth and development.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • 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, and more when needed to meet deadlines including weekends, holidays, evenings, 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.

 

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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