Alpha Media – Portland, OR is seeking a talented professional full-time, broadcast Reporter/Anchor/Producer with a great attitude and exceptional work ethic to join the news team of KXL. The ideal candidate is a seasoned reporter/news producer with at least one to three years’ experience working in a newsroom of a medium to major market; someone who is capable of wearing any hat, from being the primary news reporter to news producer, to digital content creator, and is able to naturally resonate with the audience.
Alpha Media is a diverse multimedia company sharing your favorite music, sports, and news across a variety of platforms. Whether it’s on your phone, desktop, tablet, Alexa, Google Home, or in your car, our stations will enhance your journey. We hire and retain top talent who are unique, innovative, and vibrant. We believe in creating progressive products, world-class events, and building strong relationships in our communities.
Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Alpha Media operates radio stations in multiple markets all across the United States covering all formats. Come work for the fastest-growing company in radio today. We are live, local, and can’t wait to talk to you!
Responsibilities:Responsibilities of this position may include the following: Write and report the news. Operate on-air console and audio controls. Collaborate with talk show producers and the News Director on the news of the day and prioritize coverage. Monitor all news coverage on local television affiliates, local newspapers, and local radio competitors. Know how to stack newscasts for the pm drive news block Provide photos and video while covering news stories when applicable. Post stories to station websites and social media sites. Create video/audio content.
Requirements:Requirements for this position include the following: A minimum of one to three years’ experience working in a newsroom of a medium to major market. Must be available to work on an as-needed basis and be available for breaking news. Knowledge of all applicable FCC rules and regulations. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Proficient in the use of audio editing software and remote broadcast equipment. Ability to interact with the listening audience. Ability to multitask, prioritize and adhere to strict deadlines. This position requires a fully insured personal vehicle and a valid driver’s license. Ability to interact with management and staff at all levels. High School diploma or equivalent. Preference may be given to candidates who have the above experience plus the following: Previous experience in the broadcast media industry. Experience operating radio news automation systems.
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