Bonneville Seattle
  • 14-Sep-2018 to 01-Dec-2018 (MST)
  • KTTH Programmming
  • Seattle, WA, USA
  • On-Call

POSITION PURPOSE:

KTTH 770 AM is looking for an on-call talk show host to fulfill our core mission: shining a light on important stories and events that celebrate, defend and promote the values of freedom, family, faith, charity, community and personal responsibility. A KTTH Radio host must deliver remarkable content in an interesting, compelling, and entertaining style that attracts the targeted audience, builds ratings and attracts digital users. Host must perform all responsibilities in a professional manner consistent with Bonneville Seattle Media Group's formats, policies, procedures, FCC rules and regulations and the Company's Core Values and Mission.

Due to the nature of this on-call position, if you are located outside of the Seattle/Tacoma metro area, you may remotely broadcast from a quality home studio or professional radio studio in another market. Please indicate in your application whether or not you have access to a quality, broadcast quality studio, with necessary equipment, to remotely host.

Please submit a full-hour of your most recent talk show broadcast, or relevant demo that demonstrates an ability to speak to a politically conservative audience.

REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Sophisticated understanding of Seattle/Puget Sound area news, national political news and general news practices. Must understand and be comfortable talking to a politically conservative audience.
  • Ability to plan, research, develop, prepare, produce and deliver compelling content in an entertaining and professional manner.
  • Work hours consistent with the program for which you will be filling-in.
  • Familiar with computer software, possess basic computer skills and have basic knowledge of social media platforms. Able to learn new systems quickly.
  • Ability to work in a fast and accurate manner under pressure. Demonstrated ability to present live and ad-lib unscripted content with continuity, meaning and clarity.
  • Work in compliance with Company policies and procedures.
  • Ability to consistently work hours required. Works more when required to meet deadlines including weekends, evenings, etc.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Medium or large market hosting experience (1-2 years).
  • Background in news broadcasting.
  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Audition or demo submission will 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.

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 also operate 4 stations in Sacramento and 4 stations in San Francisco.  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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