KSL Radio Traffic Reporter (Part Time)

Posted by KSL Broadcast Group

Salt Lake City, UT
Posted: 2017-09-29


Who we are: 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!

Job Overview: Deliver clear and energetic traffic reports from the KSL Traffic Center on a part time basis. Potential for additional hours available for news training and news reporting.



1.     Anchor traffic reports during drive time and others shifts as scheduled by KSL NewsRadio.

2.     Report on traffic through use of Traffic Link System Commuter Link, camera setup, Cellular traffic reporting network and monitoring of police scanners.

3.     Develop a thorough working knowledge and understanding of KSL policy and FCC rules and regulations.

4.     Attend staff meetings and meet regularly with the News Director and/or traffic supervisor for airchecks.

5.     Maintain confidentiality by not discussing internal KSL matters, company strategies, clients proprietary information, personnel matters, wage and salary information or any other sensitive information with clients, competitors, listeners, the media or inappropriately with co-workers and by not distributing KSLs proprietary research or other information to competitors.

6.     Maintain assigned equipment.

7.     Work in compliance with Company policies and procedures.

8.     Work effectively in a team environment.

9.     Maintain a positive and cooperative rapport with staff, management, and clients.

10.  Consistently work hours required. Work more when required to meet deadlines including split-working schedule, odd shifts, weekends, holidays, evenings, overtime, etc.

11.  Project an appropriate professional appearance and demeanor.

14.  Other duties as assigned.


Position Requirements:

          At least one year of commercial broadcasting experience or equivalent in radio/television news.
          Enthusiastic person who enjoys traffic reporting. Someone who is excited about performing traffic reports and wants to be a critical part of KSLs on-air presence.
          Have an acceptable on-air presence and voice quality, which exudes confidence and projects a professional image. Ability to enunciate clearly read copy fluently and ad lib required.
          Ability to use smartphone and knowledge of social media preferred.
          Ability to use computer programs like Microsoft Office & Adobe Audition preferred. 
          Ability to monitor emergency traffic, video images, and computer data for possible stories for both KSL Radio and Television.
          Ability to parse through information from multiple sources at the same time (police scanners, on-air feed, other audio sources)
          Self-starter with the ability to work under pressure. Be willing to accept responsibility and work under moderate supervision while resolving varied problems, which require general knowledge of company policies and procedures in reporting.
          Someone who wants to grow in our industry and loves broadcasting.
          An in-house audition reporting on traffic conditions under the direction of KSL News may be required.
          Be able to answer phone calls in a pleasant and professional manner while providing accurate information.
          Valid drivers license and proven ability to safely drive company vehicle or personal vehicle (as case may be) without exposing the company to serious liability risks and willing to travel.

          Receive, process, and maintain information through oral and/or written communication effectively.
          Substantial physical movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
          Extended periods of sitting and typing at a computer terminal while looking at a computer screen.
          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.
We are 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.


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.


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