- Full Time
- Phoenix, AZ
Website Bonneville Phoenix
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Bonneville International is an integrated media company, providing advertising and digital marketing solutions across 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. As a leader in broadcasting and advertising for over 50 years, our purpose is to build up, connect, inform, and celebrate communities and families across our markets. We’re 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 reporter! 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. We need original ideas, a contemporary way of telling stories, and a knack for finding that story that makes our talk show hosts want to talk with YOU! We’re asking for a different player at the table. Someone who will report one day, but the next day could be writing the morning show, and the next day anchor the afternoon shift. Bring your A-game digital experience to the table – being in sync with social media platforms and how to use them in reporting is key to joining our team. Our team members regularly get called on to file for the network, so expectations are high.
This is an on-site role that requires the employee to work at our Phoenix site. In order to work on Company premises, or with clients / members of the public at other locations, Bonneville employees must provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or evidence of a negative COVID-19 test within the previous seven days.
Be an effective team member and make a full contribution to the success of the station. Write and report news on air in clear, concise and accurate manner on deadline. Perform live field reports, with proficient ad lib skills, and the ability to use natural and ambient sound in field reports. Enterprise news sources for original news content for air and for the website. Contribute daily to make KTAR the leading provider of timely, relevant news and information.
Breaking News driven, ready to cover developing stories in a moment’s notice.
Perform live field and in-studio reports.
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.
Fill-in as anchor when assigned.
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:
Desired Bachelor’s Degree in broadcast journalism or Associate’s Degree plus at least two years of experience in a professional newsroom; or, a minimum of 2 years of newsroom and reporting experience.
Strong broadcast writing, news judgment and computer skills.
Experience as an active reporter in a professional radio/TV journalism environment.
Knowledge of newswire services and a working knowledge of computer skills.
Actively use social media to report, go live, and share produced content including 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.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS, BUT NOT REQUIRED:
A person with established relations in the Hispanic and Black communities 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.
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.
THE BONNEVILLE EXPERIENCE:
Dynamic team culture that values teamwork, collaboration, integrity, and a shared purpose of delivering breaking news at the highest level of journalistic standards.
Continuous growth and development training.
Generous PTO policy in addition to paid holidays.
Extraordinary benefits such as a 401k with matching, with no waiting period.
100% employer-funded retirement account, immediately 100% vested.
High value health care plans at low prices (Medical, Dental, Disability, FSA, Vision).
We are focused on contributing to the communities we work in. We encourage our employees through initiatives such as matching for personal charitable giving and fundraising and paid volunteer hours.
Project an appropriate professional appearance and demeanor.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
To learn more about how our local media matters and to join our growing team, visit: https://bonneville.com/
As a media company, we are responsible for lifting and inspiring with respect and giving voice to all the communities and clients that we serve. A diverse and inclusive workforce is crucial to our ability to create and deliver exceptional content, products, and services that represent our communities, and we believe that empowering all our employees to share their ideas and experiences will fuel creativity, innovation, and inspiration.
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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