News Reporter

News Reporter

  • Full Time
  • Kenai
  • DOE USD / Year
  • Salary: DOE
  • August 30, 2024

Website KSRM Radio Group


KSRM Radio Group Inc. is a conservative privately-owned radio group on the Kenai Peninsula, comprising four FM music stations and two AM talk stations. We are an ABC News Radio affiliate, covering the central peninsula from Nikiski to Seward. Known for world-class fishing and outdoor recreation opportunities, the Kenai Peninsula is a thriving community facing a diverse range of issues.

Supervision: This position reports directly to the News Director and works closely with the Program Director.
Classification: Regular full time
Salary Range: DOE


General Job Duties 1) Prepare, write, and deliver scheduled newscasts for on-air and online. 2) Prepare and gather information for news stories on a variety of issues relevant to the Kenai Peninsula, as assigned by the News Director. Primary topics include oil & gas, local & state government, education, healthcare, and business. 3) Conduct interviews and produce news stories for daily newscasts. 4) Prepare, write, and edit news content, including images and audio files for use on and social media. 5) Substitute for News Director as needed. 6) Produce announcements as needed. 7) Attend staff meetings, local events, and station events. 8) Conduct live emergency broadcasts as needed, i.e., severe weather, wildfires, road closures, aviation accidents, etc. 9) Other duties as assigned.


Requirements 1) Must be willing to relocate to Kenai / Soldotna, Alaska. 2) Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism/Communications/Broadcast Journalism preferred. 3) Radio and/or other relevant news experience. 4) Excellent announcing and production skills with attention to detail. 5) Proficient with Microsoft Suite, Adobe Audition, WordPress, and social media sites. 6) Familiarity with radio automation operations, particularly Profit NexGen Digital Broadcast. 7) Interpersonal communication and team skills. 8) Ability to maintain flexible work schedule including early mornings and/or evenings; may include holidays and weekends. 9) Able to multi-task and work in a high pressure fast paced environment with tight deadlines.


Scott Hamilton
To Apply: Send cover letter, resume, references, and three work samples (including audio and scripts) to: Scott Hamilton, Operations/Programming at: Attn: OM / PD / HR, or mail to 40960 K-Beach Road, Kenai, Alaska 99611, Attn: News Director / HR.

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