KSL Newsradio Producer FT
About the Job
Our company is committed to being trusted voices of light and truth reaching hundreds of millions of people worldwide.
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/or operate 22 radio stations in Seattle, Phoenix, Denver, Sacramento, San Francisco and Salt Lake City, along with the NBC Affiliate TV station, KSL TV 5, in Salt Lake. We’re proud of our history, and we want talented people to join us as we continue to grow!
Our ideal producer will be a highly skilled communicator who is passionate about current events, and who is driven and proactive in their approach to work. We’re looking for someone with diverse experience who can understand and communicate issues from different points of view. They will produce a show or shows that discuss the issues of the day, relatable and compelling news, and matters important to family and community. Management will assign responsibilities on a regular and/or rotating basis depending upon need and proven capabilities and the need to provide expertise for the future.
Produce a highly engaging daily talk show
Research and contribute creative ideas on show development, topics, guests, format execution and station promotion
Strategically use digital elements to enhance audience experience and increase audience engagement
Regularly post to show’s social media accounts using varied and creative content
Coordinate with news producers, reporters and executive producer on breaking news updates and coverage
Able to work with show hosts in a deliberate, daily, intensive manner on story arc, engagement and presentation
Other duties as assigned
Track and verify breaking news, communicate to hosts and newsroom
Collaborate with the talk department on near and long-term planning; communicate strategy with department heads and help with implementation
Collaborate with department heads at weekly station strategy meeting to shape plans and promotion for upcoming week
Oversee the development and delivery of special talk show projects, including content, timelines, action items, and planning meetings
Oversee on-call producers, including recruitment, training and stay sharp shifts
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS ABILITIES:
College degree in communications, journalism, marketing or other relevant field. If no degree, 2 years relevant experience
Ability to produce talk show topics and support execution that is professional, timely and compelling
Knowledgeable and articulate in dealing with current affairs and the news of the day
Creative in use of sound, production elements, audience engagement and show ideas to build more interesting presentation
Proficient in Adobe Audition, Audacity, Premiere-Pro
Solid understanding of digital media, SEO tactics, podcasting and social media strategy
Enthusiasm for commercial talk radio
Flexible personality in order to connect news, programming and promotions
Self-motivated, creative individual who can also organize and consistently display good judgement
Ability to understand and execute format philosophy and work with a team of other professionals in creating a distinctive sound
Work effectively in a team environment
Proven ability to handle stress
Project an appropriate professional appearance and demeanor
Maintain positive and cooperative rapport with staff, management and clients
Possess the confidence to revise poor source material and take constructive criticism
Strong organization skills
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, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law. Minority/female/disability PWDNET/veteran are encouraged to apply.