KNOM-AM/FM, Lead Reporter

Posted by Alaska Broadcasters Association

Nome, AK
Posted: 2018-05-30


Position: Lead Reporter. Hours: Full time, 40 hours/week, Exempt. Reports to: News Director

Summary: The Lead Reporter serves as KNOM’s primary journalist for Western Alaska and is responsible for anchoring daily and weekly newscasts on KNOM AM & FM. The Lead Reporter assists the News Director in training and coaching KNOM volunteer fellows.

MISSION: “Encountering Christ, embracing culture, empowering growth, and engaging the listener.” Operating as the oldest Catholic radio station in the country, KNOM values being a friend and companion, providing respectful service based on Catholic ideals. We’re KNOM: Yours for Western Alaska.


Duties and Responsibilities:

• Anchor daily newscasts, weather recordings, and breaking news events.

• Write and produce news content for daily newscasts.

• Attend and report on city, regional, and statewide meetings.

• Travel throughout Western Alaska to identify news tips and cover stories relevant to

the region.

• Host live call-in shows addressing issues affecting Western Alaska.

• Ensure news content meets FCC guidelines and fulfills mission of KNOM.

• Report to News Director to ensure online content meets needs of audience.

• Some evening, weekend, and holiday work may be required.

• Other duties as assigned.



1. Bachelor’s degree required.

2. 1 year professional broadcasting experience.

3. Experience with Adobe Audition software.

4. Knowledge of current news standards.

5. Demonstrated ability to work independently and on a small team.

6. Ability to operate all broadcast equipment in the KNOM station building.


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KNOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer