KTAR News PT Morning News Editor

May 13, 2023 by Comments Off on KTAR News PT Morning News Editor

Website Bonneville Phoenix Job Posting ID: 42395

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Who We Are

At Bonneville International, our purpose is to build up, connect, inform, and celebrate communities and families in the markets we serve. As an integrated media company, we provide content, advertising, and digital marketing solutions across 23 radio stations in Denver, Phoenix, Sacramento, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, and Seattle, along with the NBC Affiliate TV station, KSL-TV 5, in Salt Lake. We are responsible for lifting and inspiring with respect and giving voice to all the communities and clients we serve.


We believe that empowering our employees to share their ideas and experiences will fuel creativity, innovation, and inspiration. A diverse and inclusive workforce is crucial to our ability to create and deliver exceptional content, products, and services that represent our communities. We’re proud of our history and we want talented people to join us as we continue to grow!


To learn more about Bonneville and how our local media matters, visit: https://bonneville.com/


Position Overview

As Morning News Editor, you will play a critical role in the daily production of news stories for Arizona’s Morning News. We’re looking for a highly motivated, organized, detail-oriented professional to stay engaged and alert of all news updates, conduct interviews via zoom or by phone, execute breaking news and contribute to the content by writing, editing audio and performing on-air stories. The KTAR newsroom is a fast-paced, high-energy environment that produces live and local news content from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. on weekdays. In addition, you may be called upon to report and go live on stories. You must be organized, have great news judgment and write solid copy.  This part-time position is an opportunity for a hungry broadcast professional with a desire to contribute to a winning team and advance in their career.


Note: Work configurations are subject to change based on business needs and at company discretion.

This position is an onsite role that requires the employee to regularly work at our Phoenix site.
What You Will Do:

Primary job duties will include, but are not limited to:

Prepare content for Arizona’s Morning News. Monitor news inbox, wires, websites, social media and other sources for developing content.
Reach out on stories, conduct interviews, upload show interviews to podcast, write stories based on guests and produce stories for the rest of the day.
Maintain updates to “Daybook” (planner of daily story assignments) and file future daybook items.
Ability to work under pressure to meet up to the minute/hourly/daily/weekly deadlines and be accurate and precise in writing news stories.
Read news wires/social media regularly and other news sources for story ideas. Must have excellent writing skills.
Can write grabbing, accruing and breaking social media updates and post to brand accounts.
Can proficiently edit audio for both stories and podcasts.
Put on the reporter hat when necessary to execute breaking news, or to further stories as developments arise. Perform live studio reports.
Communicate closely with the digital and talk teams to share information with a focus on breaking news stories.
Work effectively in a team environment and maintain a positive and cooperative rapport with the entire news team and management.
Consistently work hours required. This position has work hours of 4 a.m. – 9 a.m. on weekdays.
Work in compliance with Company policies and procedures.
Skills and Experience We Are Looking For:

A Bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism, mass communications or media preferred.
A minimum of 2 years of news editor or producer experience preferred.
The ability to understand and utilize news feeds and social media.
Sound news judgement and ability to simplify press releases as well as government, and law enforcement information.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including conversational, yet professional news delivery.
Proficiency in editing audio using software like Audition or Newsboss Audio Editor.
Prefer knowledge in using news software Newsboss.
Multilingual skills preferred. Spanish language speaking and writing preferred.
Strong desire to work at Arizona’s largest and most respected award-winning news radio station.
We strongly encourage you to apply if you meet most of these qualifications.
Physical Demands

Receive, process, and maintain information through oral and/or written communication effectively.
Manual dexterity and fine motor skills to operate computer keys and general office equipment. Ability to work on a computer for prolonged periods of time.
Sit and/or stand for extended periods of time.
Compensation Range


Hourly rate will be determined by an evaluation of the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant along with internal and external benchmarks.


What We Offer You: Check Out Our Bonneville Benefits!

Employees at Bonneville can enjoy a broad offering of benefits, including:


Paid sick leave (1 hour accrued for every 30 hours worked)
Paid time off for volunteering (20 hours per year)
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) services
Access to an entire team of free financial planners
Matches on contributions to charitable organizations after one year of service
Continuous growth and development opportunities
Dynamic team culture that values teamwork, having fun, and collaboration
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, sexual orientation, gender identity, 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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