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Who We Are
At Bonneville International, our purpose is to build up, connect, inform, and celebrate communities and families in the markets we serve. As an integrated media company, we provide content, advertising, and digital marketing solutions across 23 radio stations in Denver, Phoenix, Sacramento, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, and Seattle, along with the NBC Affiliate TV station, KSL-TV 5, in Salt Lake. We are responsible for lifting and inspiring with respect and giving voice to all the communities and clients we serve.
We believe that empowering our employees to share their ideas and experiences will fuel creativity, innovation, and inspiration. A diverse and inclusive workforce is crucial to our ability to create and deliver exceptional content, products, and services that represent our communities. We’re proud of our history and we want talented people to join us as we continue to grow!
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KSL-TV is seeking a full-time, dynamic Multi-Media Journalist (MMJ) to join our award-winning Enterprise team. The medical specialist’s primary area of responsibility will be medical and health reporting. This enterprising journalist will be asked to produce, report, photograph and edit regular content for KSL-TV, focusing on health-related topics.
The medical beat requires an enterprising storyteller who is passionate about exploring all aspects of medicine, physical and mental health, trends and breakthroughs in medicine – as well as technology in those fields. An integral element of KSL-TV’s medical coverage is its commitment to franchise reporting, including Your Life Your Health – established ten years ago as a community partnership with Utah based Intermountain Healthcare.
This position is a full-time role, with a responsibility to occasionally report on stories general assignment in nature.
The ideal candidate will produce and report engaging stories, conduct in-depth interviews with experts and story subjects, videotape, write and edit creative content for broadcast, digital platforms, and social media. The candidate should display strong professional and informative on-camera communication skills. The reporter candidate will also be expected to be capable of delivering live reports for KSL newscasts.
In addition, this individual will work closely with the KSL Enterprise team to manage important relationships with community partners and clients of KSL Initiatives that explore issues of health and well-being.
Note: Work configurations are subject to change based on business needs and at company discretion.
This position is a hybrid role that requires the employee to sometimes work at our Salt Lake City site. Specific hybrid schedules will be determined based on business needs and evaluated by managers and senior management.
What You Will Do:
Primary job duties will include, but are not limited to:
Assume primary responsibility for a wide range of medical stories to be produced for regular newscasts and to be the lead reporter of KSL’s community health partnership. That partnership includes Your Life Your Health a weekly wellness feature and Positively 50+ monthly stories on the specific needs of people over 50 years of age.
Enterprise breakthrough medical broadcast and digital content. Craft engaging, topical stories with high interest to the Utah community.
Strive to achieve accuracy, fairness and topical relevance in reporting and production of stories.
Write copy, teases and headlines that are accurate and interesting to entice the viewer to watch.
Tell memorable stories in an engaging and authentic manner.
Apply advanced photography and editing skills to each report to maximize story-telling appeal.
Contribute other creative story-telling techniques and ideas to production of stories. Produce an attractive product by utilizing fresh approaches to packaging and production.
Work effectively in a team environment and collaborate to create compelling content.
Develop news sources for special areas of interest, as well as general assignment reports.
Write and post regularly on all digital platforms including social media.
Consistently meet deadlines as defined by KSL management, News Director, and Enterprise Managing Editors.
Set an example of professionalism, collaboration, and leadership.
Maintain a positive and cooperative rapport with staff, management, and clients.
Work in compliance with Company policies and procedures.
Project an appropriate professional appearance and demeanor.
Skills and Experience We Are Looking For:
Minimum three (3) years of commercial TV broadcast journalism/reporting experience or equivalent.
Experienced in videography and editing.
College degree in related field or equivalent experience.
Willingness to accept responsibility and work under minimal supervision.
Ability to use initiative and show innovation in problem solving.
College degree in journalism, communications, related field, or equivalent preferred.
Self-starter, capable of performing under pressure particularly during peak hours to meet job deadlines as the services performed affect the ability of others in the department to do their work.
Valid driver’s license and proven ability to safely drive company vehicle or personal vehicle (as case may be) without exposing the company to serious liability risks.
Work in compliance with Company policies and procedures.
Project and appropriate professional appearance and demeanor.
Knowledge of news scripting program ENPS and the ability to utilize state-of-the-art television technology.
Ability to edit video content on Adobe Premiere preferred.
Familiarity with digital video camera operation preferred.
Proven ability to handle stress.
Prefer those with knowledge of community organizations and resources.
Lift, move and carry up to 20 pounds on occasion
Ability to extend hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction with good eye and hand coordination
Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hand, and/or fingers
Receive, process, and maintain information through oral and/or written communication
Ability to sit for long periods of time
$50,000 to $80,000 per year. Salary to be determined by multiple factors including but not limited to evaluation of the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant along with internal equity and alignment with market data.
What We Offer You: Check Out Our Bonneville Benefits!
Employees at Bonneville can enjoy a broad offering of benefits, including:
Robust, affordable medical, dental and vision coverage with no wait period for enrollment
401(k) with Company match, fully vested from day one
Paid leave for new parents under our Medical Maternity and Parental Leave policies
Opportunities to apply for tuition reimbursement
Paid time off for vacation and sick leave in addition to paid company holidays
Paid time off for volunteering
Employer-funded retirement account, fully vested from day one
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) services
Access to an entire team of free financial planners
Matches on contributions to charitable organizations after one year of service
Continuous growth and development opportunities
Dynamic team culture that values teamwork, having fun, and collaboration
Join a trusted brand, live in a great area and work with the best people.
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.
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