Arizona Sports Talk Show Host (8216)

Posted by Bonneville International Corporation

Phoenix, AZ
Posted: 2017-05-11

Description:

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 operate 14 radio stations in Seattle, Phoenix, Denver and Salt Lake City, along with the NBC Affiliate TV station, KSL TV 5, in Salt Lake.  Were proud of our history, and we want talented people to join us as we continue to grow!

 

POSTION PURPOSE:

Make desired individual contribution to stations team efforts by performing as an on-air sports talk host that attracts targeted audience and builds ratings in line with desired Sports Talk format, as well as contribute regular digital content to help achieve brand goals.

Responsibilities:

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Host sports talk show that is relevant to target audience, and generates ratings.
Conduct topical interviews that are compelling, informative, and interesting and adhere to stations format philosophy.
Timely and effectively complete commercial and promotional production assignments.
Monitor news on a daily basis.
Perform, as assigned, at various station remotes and public relations functions.
Participate with sales personnel in client relations and development.
Be active in keeping station on the competitive edge by contributing creative ideas on show development, topics, and guests, format execution and station promotion.
Attend evaluation sessions and staff meetings as needed.
Fill-In for other personalities as assigned.
Reflect company values and maintain desired station image to listeners while on-air and during personal appearances.
Maintain a professional and helpful attitude toward other staff members at all times.
Maintain confidentiality in regard to personnel matters, wage and salary, company strategies and other sensitive matters in communication with listeners, co-workers and the media.
Preparation of on-line blogs and similar social media activities on behalf of the station.
The creation of podcasts or video or both of the Broadcast or any portion thereof for online distribution.
Participation in, and use of, various digital media platforms, all as instructed by Employer.

Requirements:

REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

 

Two years post high school education in communication/journalism with skills in the following areas: booking guests, broadcast journalism, writing, computer and operational skills, related field, or equivalent.
Three to Five years of experience in a broadcast journalism environment, professional or collegiate level.
Knowledge of newswire services and a working knowledge of computer skills.
Aggressive attitude with a strong desire to advance in the broadcasting media.
Quick learner who is fully committed to meeting the challenge.
Strong desire to work at the states largest and most respected radio station.
Multi-tasking pro.
 

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.
 

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, or any other characteristic protected by law. Minority/female/disability PWDNET/veteran are encouraged to apply.

Contact:

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://www.applicantpro.com/j/572890-17985

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