KID-AM News Director/ On-Air Host

Idaho Falls, ID
Posted: 2020-05-16


Rich Broadcasting is searching for a KID-AM News Director/ Afternoon On-Air Host, who exhibits strong journalistic integrity for its Idaho heritage AM station. As the KID-AM News Director/ Afternoon On-Air Host, you will develop and manage all programming on the station. Ensure that programming serves the needs and interest of the station’s targeted audience and garners sufficient ratings to meet the station’s short- and long-term strategic goals.



•  Protect the Rich Broadcasting brand, create innovative on-air programs and propel the success of the stations in the market

•  Protect the FCC license of the station

•  Hire, train and maintain high-performing, effective programming staff

•  Manage day to day operations of the station

•  Work within Operations budget

•  Ensure that the station’s programming serves the needs and interests of the targeted audience

·  Supervise the use of any syndicated and/or outside service

• Work closely with the sales and promotions department to develop marketing opportunities for station to achieve the station’s rating goals, facilitate audience growth and market presence

·  Write and produce a 3-hour radio newscast using good business and journalist sense

·  Evaluate and analyze demographic and market research and appropriately implement research findings

·  Stay current with all relevant industry practices and information

•  Represent Rich Broadcasting in the highest regard within the community and business environment

·  Cultivate community relations to benefit Rich Broadcasting as a whole

·  Work in compliance with all Company policies and procedures

·  Conduct remote broadcast and station/ client appearances



Work Experience Required

•  A minimum of 3 years of prior reporting/editing/producing/ on-air experience for a radio station

Skills & Abilities Required
•  Acceptable on-air presence and voice quality

•  Proven management and leadership qualities

•  Develop and maintain effective communications with both internal and external business partners

•  Proven networking abilities in the South Eastern Idaho market and surrounding areas

•  Flexible with hours and weekends

Education Required
•  High school diploma

Preferred, But Not Required
•  Bachelor’s degree in Broadcasting or Communications, or equivalent experience



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An Equal Opportunity Employer


1406 Commerce Way, Idaho Falls, ID 83401 · Phone: (208) 522-5900 ·

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