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Sports Program Host

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Come to beautiful Tucson, Arizona with mountains, palm Trees, a laid-back lifestyle and University of Arizona sports! Plus there’s MLS and MLB spring training, professional soccer, community college sports and a very active youth and amateur sports and recreation scene.

Scheduled Days & Hours:
Full Time

Duties:
Host of daily sports program; will answer listener calls and add expertise to the show; conduct interviews and book guests, in addition to on-air duties as well as assemble audio, conducts remote broadcasts, make public appearances/community involvement, produce promos and other recorded audio content; new media elements such as blogs and live chats and other duties as assigned by manager.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Education:
College degree in Broadcast Journalism or Communication preferred.

Skills:
Candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills; excellent delivery skills; strong organizational skills; ability to work well under pressure; strong in-person interviewing skills and on-air presentation; good voice quality that includes clear enunciation; ability to present sports insights in an entertaining way, relevant to our target audience; must have strong writing and production skills; excellent presentation and reportorial skills; knowledge of journalistic standards as related to the on-air presentation; must be able to work well with others to develop and execute compelling programming; must be self motivated and creative. Must have the ability to conduct on site remote broadcasts and appearances and interact professionally with clients and listeners. Must have ability to operate studio equipment; general knowledge of radio station operation including the capacity to run an audio console and related equipment; computer proficiency including Adobe Audition and web based software.

Experience:
Minimum of one to three years on-air hosting experience preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
Required materials include cover letter, non-returnable audio demo, resume, and references and should be sent to:

Bill White
Program Director
KQTH-FM / KFFN-AM/FM Journal Broadcast Group - Tucson Operations
7280 East Rosewood Street
Tucson, AZ 85710
bwhite@jrn.com

Journal Broadcast Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2013-09-22