Bonneville Seattle
  • 30-Apr-2018 to 20-Jul-2018 (MST)
  • KIRO FM News
  • Seattle, WA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

POSITION PURPOSE: To work as a team member in the news department, the News Editor needs to show an aptitude for the production and oversight of factual, well-written, contemporary news that is informative and compelling. Stories should be chosen and presented to attract listeners who come from a wide-range of locations and backgrounds in the Pacific Northwest. The News Editor will be expected to contribute a significant amount of content for the entire news department, as well as social media platforms and MyNorthwest.com, and may be asked to provide voiced material for on-air use. The News Editor needs to have the ability to multi-task and clearly communicate with their team under high-stress situations. This position includes full-time weekday hours, but the opportunity to work weekend shifts is a reality so flexibility, especially for filling holiday hours, is recommended.

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 stories
  • Outstanding writing, editing and production skills
  • Ability to enterprise new content daily
  • 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 multi-task and communicate clearly and calmly in stressful situations

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS, BUT NOT REQUIRED:

  • One (1) year post high school education in journalism with skills in: writing, broadcast, news judgment, computers
  • One (1) plus years of experience in news producing/editing
  • On-air experience with a proven record of on-air success which should include:
    • Experience anchoring newscasts
    • Experience reporting
    • An in-house audition under the direction of KIRO Radio 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, 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!

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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