Bonneville Seattle
  • 06-Aug-2019 to 01-Oct-2019 (MST)
  • Board Operators
  • Seattle, WA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time


KTTH AM seeks a producer and board operator to take over daily direction of the Jason Rantz Show.

The Producer/Board Operator will work with KTTH broadcast, news and digital teams to create high-quality content that informs, engages and entertains a diverse audience on broadcast, digital and social platforms. 

Hours will be 10am-6pm.



  • Maintain a consistent, high degree of news accuracy and station branding.
  • Must show a willingness to understand and develop stories for a conservative, moderate, and/or independent listener.
  • Find, evaluate, and research news stories daily and pitch ideas
  • Find and book guests and manage show contacts
  • Recognize, conceptualize, and develop unique angles within daily news stories.
  • Provide topical background research, analyze and anticipate news, culture and entertainment trends
  • Help frame, develop and manage host(s) ideas and opinions in a way that enhances on-air product
  • Find, record, edit and mix audio on tight deadline
  • Cultivate and maintain a wide range of news resources and contacts
  • Produce, edit, upload and distribute daily show podcasts
  • Contribute to show social media channels
  • Collaborate with other teams across brands and departments to maintain brand consistency and efficiently use finite station resources.
  • Set up ISDN, Comrex, Skype, etc. and manage the technical aspects of the show.
  • Conceptualize and develop production elements (or "benchmarks" and features) to enhance show/station presentation and sound.
  • Able to fill in for other producers as necessary.
  • Experience in operation of broadcast equipment. Able to properly operate studio equipment and possess basic production skills.
  • Contribute to our digital properties (column, feature, etc.) once a week.
  • Provide on-air commentary when required.


  • Provide clerical and operations assistance to assure smooth airing of station's programming including assuring reliable, timely, error-free delivery of terrestrial radio and digital media programming, adhering to commercial logs
  • Re-purpose audio programs


  • Display consistent news judgment and understand a politically conservative news audience
  • Must be well organized and highly attentive to detail.
  • Able to work under pressure and effectively handle stress and assure on-air hosts receive material for broadcast on time.
  • Excellent time management skills and flexibility
  • Ability to accept direction and be flexible with changes
  • Ability and willingness to understand and execute format philosophy (Conservative News/Talk) and work with a team of other professionals in creating a distinctive sound
  • Work effectively in a team environment.
  • Able to learn and effectively use NewsBoss, Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Audition and social media tools.
  • Able to consistently work hours required. Works more, if required, to meet deadlines.
  • Maintain positive and cooperative rapport and effective communication with staff, management, and clients
  • Project an appropriate professional appearance and demeanor
  • Proven ability for accuracy and follow-through and ability to multi-task effectively
  • Ability to clearly and accurately communicate, receive and interpret instructions


  • Prior experience working in media
  • Comfort level being on-air, including but not limited to producing recorded or live features on-air


  • 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 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!

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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