KTAR News PT Evening Anchor

October 27, 2023 by Comments Off on KTAR News PT Evening Anchor

Website Bonneville Phoenix

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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.


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KTAR News is looking for its next great Editor/Anchor!  This role is a hybrid role.  Breaking news coverage is at the core of what we do at KTAR as well as covering top and local stories that affect our community.  KTAR and KTAR.com thrive on unique content and approaching stories in a way unlike anybody else.  We need original ideas, a contemporary way of telling stories, an innovative way to amplify the message and a collaborate spirit to get the stories out through our various channels. We’re asking for a different player at the table.  Someone who will play a key role in all areas of the newsroom, including writing and editing news stories, anchoring our evening newscasts and at times, reporting from the newscenter.  Bring your A-game multimedia experience to the table – being in sync with social media platforms and how to use them in all roles of the newsroom is key to joining our team.  Our team members regularly get called on to file for the network, so expectations are high.


Position Overview

As an evening anchor, be an effective team member and make a full contribution to the success of the station.  Write and report news on air in clear, concise, urgent and accurate manner on deadline. Contribute daily to make KTAR the leading provider of timely, relevant news and information.


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:

Anchor newscasts up to four times an hour, with possibly more added in the event of breaking news.
Present compelling, informative, personable and impactful newscasts with an emphasis on local and breaking news.
Report news in a way that is constantly fresh, new, and exciting ways while maintaining the integrity of news standards.
This position is tasked with primarily anchoring newscasts from 7p-10p on weekdays.
During holidays, vacations or breaking news, you may be asked to fill in at different times of day and/or weekends.
During the shift, the evening anchor gathers information from news sources that come into the newsroom, such as email, social media, wire service and by conducting interviews.
Coordinate and share information with digital team throughout the entire shift.
Write and record news stories on a daily basis for Arizona’s Morning News.
Regularly pitch story ideas to News Director.

Skills and Experience We Are Looking For:

Strong broadcast writing, voice, news judgment and computer skills.
Knowledge of newswire services and a working knowledge of computer skills.
Social media savvy – includes experience going live on social media platforms, live tweeting, and actively posting photos and videos.
Ability to develop and maintain news sources.
Aggressive attitude with a strong desire to advance in broadcasting media. A news junkie.
Quick learner who is fully committed to meeting the challenge.
Ability to dig up stories, enterprise news a must.
Excellent digital audio editing/technical broadcast skills.
NewsBoss platform experience preferred.
Multi-tasking pro.

Preferred Qualifications, but Not Required:

Bachelor’s Degree in broadcast journalism or Associate’s Degree.
Minimum of 2 years of experience as an active reporter, anchor or editor in a professional radio/TV journalism environment.
Bilingual in English and Spanish.

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.



Hourly rate to be determined by multiple factors including but not limited to evaluation of the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant along with internal equity and alignment with market data.


What We Offer You: Check Out Our Bonneville Benefits!

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


401(k) with Company match and employer-funded retirement account, both fully vested from day one
Sick leave (1 hour accrued for every 30 hours worked) in addition to 12 paid company holidays per year
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.


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