Bonneville Seattle
  • 27-Jul-2018 to 21-Sep-2018 (MST)
  • Digital
  • Seattle, WA, USA
  • DOE
  • Hourly
  • Full Time


Job Code/Dept:  Digital

Employment Type: Full Time

Job Title: Writer-Editor (FT)

Reports to: Director of Digital Content



MyNorthwest is seeking a full-time writer for our network of sites, including:,, and  Qualified candidates will be strong news and sports writers capable of generating a high quantity of high quality work.  Responsibilities include writing and producing accurate and entertaining content and working alongside radio staff to expand on-air commentary for use on our digital products.  Note:  This full-time position requires flexibility and versatility to assist in updating, developing and maintaining digital properties for the company. 


  • Able to write, produce, gather, edit and update content for Bonneville Seattle's digital properties on a daily basis. May require the production and gathering of text, images, audio/video, etc. Must work closely with others in the building including radio personnel to accomplish this function.
  • Able to work independently with little supervision and self-edit. Requires a track record of dependability and evidence of a being self-starter.
  • As a key player of the team, must be willing to offer ideas, suggestions, and other initiatives for the company.


  • Exceptional news writing, editing, headline writing, and grammar skills.
  • Ability to edit, produce, and create accurate, well presented content in a quick, timely manner.
  • Able to develop sources, pitch multiple story ideas, and follow beats.
  • Able to demonstrate sound news judgment and work under tight deadlines.
  • Excels in times of stress. Ability to adapt in breaking news situations.
  • Able to ghost write or adopt another contributor's style and tone.
  • Able to digest large quantities of audio and then write an article based on what you've heard.
  • Knowledge of Seattle's sports teams.
  • Able to engage with the audience on social platforms, comments section. Experience with Facebook, Facebook Live, Twitter, and Instagram.
  • Understanding of SEO and able to optimize articles for search.
  • Experience working with analytics and making editorial decisions based on results.
  • Ability to support all digital properties and work with on-air personalities. Willingness to produce on-air content as needed.
  • Ability to consistently work hours required. Position requires extreme flexibility; able to work evenings, weekends, odd hours, etc. to ensure that digital properties are continually updated and fresh. Flexibility to work during breaking news and other big news events required. Willing to update content remotely from home and elsewhere as needed.
  • Must possess computer skills and the ability to learn new programs and HTML. Must enjoy working with computers and technology.


  • 4 year degree (journalism, communications) or commensurate work experience
  • Good working knowledge of Digital Content Management Systems, preferably WordPress, HTML, Photoshop, Audio and Video editing software is preferred.


  • Receive, process, and maintain information through oral and/or written communication effectively.
  • Substantial movements of the wrists, hands and/or fingers,
  • Maintain and receive information through oral communications;
  • Extending 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.

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 and operate stations in San Francisco and Sacramento.  We're proud of our history, and we want talented people to join us as we continue to grow!

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