On-Call Reporter/ Stringer – Western Salt Lake County/Tooele County

On-Call Reporter/ Stringer – Western Salt Lake County/Tooele County

  • Part Time
  • Salt Lake City
  • September 6, 2023

Website Bonneville International

Description:

Our company is committed to being trusted voices of light and truth reaching hundreds of millions of people worldwide.

 

 

 

Bonneville International is an integrated media company, providing content, advertising and digital marketing solutions across 23 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!

 

POSITION PURPOSE:
The Western Salt Lake County/Tooele reporter stringer will generate and deliver broadcast content for KSL NewsRadio that is clear, compelling and accurate – and focused on western Salt Lake County and Tooele County. They will work closely with our web team on digital content development and news content. Stringers will either pitch story ideas for approval or be assigned stories from the newsroom with an expected work time of four hours, except in the event of long-form or investigative work, which will be assigned and approved on a case-by-case basis.

This is a primarily remote role with the possibility to work occasionally on-site at KSL NewsRadio in Salt Lake City.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Enterprise news stories about western Salt Lake City and Tooele County, or other locations as assigned
Cultivate and maintain news sources
Search for stories, meet interviewees, edit, record and report out in the community whenever possible, working from home or other isolated locations infrequently
Present news in a concise, conversational and accurate manner on-air and online
Create objective news content that will be consumed by a broad and diverse audience over multiple platforms
Write quickly, clearly and accurately
Meet deadlines
Effectively and appropriately use social media to present stories via all available media channels
Work flexible hours, including weekends and holidays under deadlines
Occasionally assist with breaking news
REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
College degree in communications, journalism, or other relevant field OR two years relevant experience
Naturally curious; aggressive in pursuit of information
Understanding of beat reporting and the ability to cultivate sources and stories
Ability to consistently work hours required, with more on occasion when required to meet deadlines
Exhibits courage, discipline and judgment

REQUIRED TECHNICAL SKILLS:
Proficiency in sound production and audio editing, including editing programs (Pro Tools, Adobe Audition, Audacity
Thorough knowledge of MS-Office Suite (Work, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
Experience with audio recording equipment preferred

REQUIRED GENERAL SKILLS:
Highly reliable and professional
Proven ability to thrive in a fast paced, collaborative, deadline-driven, team environment while managing multiple priorities effectively
Highly creative in use of sound and writing
Thorough understanding and ability to work in the areas of news, politics, and pop culture

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.
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, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. Minority/female/disability PWDNET/veteran are encouraged 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://admin.sourcingpro.io/apply/60375/443364/

 

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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://admin.sourcingpro.io/apply/60375/443364/

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