Bonneville Seattle
  • 11-Apr-2018 to 09-May-2018 (MST)
  • KTTH Programmming
  • Seattle, WA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

POSITION PURPOSE:

KTTH AM seeks a producer to take over daily direction of the Todd Herman Show.

This producer will also serve as board operator on the Todd Herman Show and will board op a second show from 7p-10p.

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 1pm-6pm and 7pm-10pm.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

PRODUCER:

  • Maintain a consistent, high degree of news accuracy and station branding.
  • Find, evaluate, and research news stories daily and pitch ideas
  • 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
  • Find and book guests and manage show contacts
  • 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.

BOARD OPERATOR

  • 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
  • Repurpose audio programs

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Prior experience working in media

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 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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