Posted by Alaska Broadcasters Association

Juneau, AK
Posted: 2017-07-27


KTOO has an opening for an experienced multi-media journalist to join our news team as a News Reporter, responsible for reporting news stories and hosting news programs on all of KTOOs public media services, including 360 North, KTOO-FM, KRNN, KXLL, www.ktoo.org and www.360north.org.



KTOO is a well-supported, highly visible public media operation with a strong commitment to local, regional and statewide program production.  We operate three public radio stations in Juneau (KTOO, KRNN and KXLL), a regional public television station (KTOO-TV), a statewide public affairs television channel (360 North) and an online news service (www.ktoo.org). 

Juneau is a small capital city of 33,000 people with the highest per capita education and income levels in state. Located in the heart of the Southeast Alaska panhandle, Juneau is a transportation, retail, medical and service hub with great schools, abundant recreational opportunities and a thriving arts community in a magnificent natural setting. A two-hour flight from Seattle, Juneau’s climate is similar to the Pacific Northwest. The weather is wet and mild with summer highs in the 60s and 70s and winter lows in the 20s and 30s.

To learn more about working at KTOO, visit http://www.ktoo.org/job-opportunities/.

Deadline: Open until filled with an initial screening of applicants on August 14, 2017.  Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Salary: Range C, starting in the upper 40s, depending on experience, plus competitive benefits including health insurance, retirement plan, paid leave and holidays. 



The News Reporter will work on the news and public affairs team to:

Cover the youth and education beat for local, regional and state audiences.
Cover weekend breaking and spot news, and curate the weekend news at KTOO.org.
Produce news reports for a variety of media platforms including web, radio, social media and television.
Produce and host newscasts.
Produce and host major news programs, series or specials.


Skills and Qualifications:

News reporting, writing, editing, interviewing and media production skills for broadcast, web or print. (R)
Knowledge of Alaska issues, trends and interests. (R)
Ability to present stories in multiple media formats, including digital platforms, TV and radio. (R)
Ability to work under pressure and on deadline. (R)
Ability to operate standard radio and television production equipment. (P)
A bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related field. (P) 


To apply:             Apply online at http://www.ktoo.org/job-opportunities/apply-online/

KTOO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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