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KTVA-TV, Remote Events Host/Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Remote Events Host Producer will serve as a producer and/or on-air Host of live and recorded remote events.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Duties of a Remote Events Host Producer:
Generate presentation ideas and content and produce special event coverage.
Provide play-by-play and/or color commentary for live and live-to-tape sports events; serve as a host for select remote broadcasts.

REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Ability to anchor sports and live events
Excellent live reporting and strong camera presentation skills required
Ability to use social media outlets for broadcast promotion and public interaction
Ability to work with minimal supervision
Must have attention to detail
Must be technically astute, highly organized and have a reputation for meeting deadlines
Effectively communicate ideas, goals and timelines to other team members and ensure tasks are completed
Foster a positive team atmosphere, often within difficult working conditions
 

Technical Skills:

Knowledge of MS Office and other common office tools software require
Computer literate including Internet research, good organizational skills, excellent spelling & grammar and fast and accurate typing speed required.
 

People Skills:

Strong verbal communication skills, particularly in the ability to communicate with all levels of the organization and the public
Must be able to reconcile divergent demands of multiple parties under tight timelines
Self-directed, takes the initiative on issues affecting the organization
Excellent active listening skills with the ability to work effectively with technical and non-technical staff required
Facilitate a positive team experience
 

Physical Requirements: Physical requirements may include any or all of the following.

Office & Field Position: Physical effort may include stooping, kneeling, touching, feeling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions. Ability to lift and carry up to 35 pounds. Hearing, vision, depth perception, and hand-to-eye coordination sufficient to perform job duties. Visual and auditory acuity necessary to operate equipment and identify color-coding. Ability to tolerate temperature, weather extremes. Strength stamina and coordination sufficient to perform job duties.

Working Conditions: Inside/outside work. 80% of time will be in an office environment usually in an office or arena-type setting. Up to 20% of time will involve outside work in all weather conditions in Alaska as well as remote locations involving harsh arctic environments. Must be willing to work flexible hours, including weekends and holidays as needed. This is an on-call position.
Minimum qualifications:
·        Minimum of two (2) or more years of experience as a sports broadcaster
 

High School diploma or equivalent is required.  Bachelor Degree in Journalism or related field preferred.
 

Driving Requirements (if applicable): Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license, proof of insurance, and a satisfactory driving record. 

HOW TO APPLY:

EEO: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or another characteristic protected by law.

Please apply at: http://www.gci.com/about/careers Job #17000381

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-11-30