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KTAR On-Call Anchor (R2183)

JOB DESCRIPTION:

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 22 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.  Were proud of our history, and we want talented people to join us as we continue to grow!

 

KTAR News is looking for its next great part-time Anchor!  Breaking news coverage is at the core of what we do at KTAR as well as covering top, local stories that affect our community.  KTAR and KTAR.com thrive on unique content and approaching stories in a way unlike anybody else.  Our team members regularly get called on to file for the network, so expectations are high.

 

POSTION PURPOSE:

As an anchor, you will be an effective team member and make a full contribution to the success of the station.  Contribute daily to make KTAR the leading provider of timely, relevant news and information.  This part-time role will require you to be available for varied schedules.  Its the perfect "foot in the door" opportunity for an up-and-comer or a great job for someone who just wants to keep their news chops fresh.  

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Perform live in-studio reports within newscasts of up to four times an hour, with possibly more added in the event of breaking news
Present compelling, informative, personable and impactful newscasts with an emphasis on local and breaking news.
Report news in a way that is constantly fresh, new and exciting, unique and exciting ways while maintaining the integrity of news standards.
During holidays, vacations or breaking news, you may be asked to fill in at different times of day and/or weekends.
 

Other Responsibilities

Perform live field and in-studio reports on assigned stories.
Maintain community contacts and develop specialties to enterprise news stories.
Be a self-starter and quick thinker while reporting in-house and on-location. Placing an extreme emphasis on conversational writing and creative presentation during live and taped reports.
Consistently contributes original story and long form report ideas.
Transcribe broadcast stories into original web content.
Stay updated on all news sources.
Take on special assignment and in-depth pieces, longform reporting.
 

REQUIREMENTS:

REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

 

Bachelors Degree in broadcast journalism or Associates Degree plus at least two years of experience in a professional newsroom.
Minimum of one year of experience as an active reporter, anchor or editor in a professional radio/TV journalism environment.
Strong broadcast writing, news judgment and computer skills.
Knowledge of newswire services and a working knowledge of computer skills.
Social media savvy includes experience going live on social media platforms, live tweeting, and actively posting photos and videos.
Ability to develop and maintain news sources.
Aggressive attitude with a strong desire to advance in broadcasting media. A news junkie.
Quick learner who is fully committed to meeting the challenge.
Ability to dig up stories, enterprise news a must.
Excellent digital audio editing/technical remote broadcast skills.
NewsBoss platform experience preferred.
Multi-tasking pro.
 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS, BUT NOT REQUIRED:

A person with established relations in the Hispanic community and able to develop good rapport with community leaders.
Bilingual in English and Spanish.
Prefer someone who has worked in the broadcasting environment relating to the Hispanic community.
 

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 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.

HOW TO APPLY:

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

https://deseretmanagement.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/BonPhoenix/job/Phoenix/KTAR-On-Call-News-Anchor_R2183

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-11-22