Bonneville Seattle
  • 06-Sep-2017 to 04-Oct-2017 (MST)
  • Bonneville Seattle KIRO Talk
  • WA, USA
  • DOE
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

POSTION PURPOSE:

KIRO Radio is looking for a news producer to join our news department. We are looking for a specialist in monitoring local, national and international events, prioritizing news coverage responsibilities, and organizing the mechanics of coverage on a daily basis. The News Producer is responsible for delivering, gathering and updating credible, well-written, and impactful news stories as a part of the news team.  They will be a significant content provider of new material in copy and audio form for the newscasts. The News Producer will select and present stories to inform the targeted audience and help drive the KIRO news brand. 

REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • A deep understanding of journalistic standards, ethics, and expectations
  • Proven news judgment and expertise in local news
  • Ability to find, develop and deliver compelling news topics
  • Outstanding writing, editing and production skills
  • Ability to enterprise new content daily and solve problems as they arise
  • Concise, compelling and conversational broadcast writing skills and the ability to orally deliver on-air newscasts
  • Consistently work hours required. Works more when required to meet deadlines or fill in including weekends, holidays, evenings, etc.  Able to work between the hours of 2am and 6pm.
  • Proven ability to handle stress

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS, BUT NOT REQUIRED:

  • Two (2) years post high school education in journalism with skills in: writing, broadcast, news judgment, computers
  • Two (2) plus years of experience in news producing/editing
  • Two to three (2-3) years on-air experience with a proven record of on-air success which should include:
    • Ratings performance, job stability and community involvement
    • Experience anchoring newscasts
    • An in-house audition under the direction of KIRO may be required.

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.

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!

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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