KTAR News Talk Show Executive Producer

March 11, 2024 by Comments Off on KTAR News Talk Show Executive Producer

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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Position Overview

This position encompasses several areas or the KTAR News talk product, including producing a daily talk show, handling post-production of the shows via podcasting and social media, generating daily promotional content for the show as well as training and supervising talk producers. The role’s daily activities include coordinating live interviews, audio, digital and other program content. Make full contribution to assigned show times and work effectively with on-air host(s), producers, and collaborate closely with reporters, anchors, editors, multimedia and digital producers. This role also requires the ability to operate the on-air studio console and handle broadcast controls when assigned or needed. Work under the supervision of the Program Director.


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:

Supervisory Responsibilities:
Train and supervise talk show producers, interns and collaborators of the talk product across all day parts.
Maintain accountability for duties assigned to producers on each show and provide feedback on performance.
Create workshops to generate ideas and teach evolving elements of producer responsibilities.
Schedule and handle administrative duties of staff you supervise.
Create daily imaging elements to promote the show’s content, as well as the content of other talk shows on this station.
Work in collaboration with the imaging director to create segment feature sound elements and execute promotional expectations.
Fill-in as host of any talk show on the station, as needed.
Share and brainstorm ideas which could bring about programming continuity.  Work cooperatively with other producer(s) and other departments within the newsroom.
Fill in for other producer(s) and board-operators as necessary.
Producer Responsibilities:
Produce a talk show that airs weekdays during prime time.
Evaluate current news or sports events each day and offer suggestions on how they might be presented during the show in a way that is compelling to the target demographic.
Research possible interview topics and guests by careful study of developing/breaking news and communicating with show and station contacts.
Aggressively chase and book guests for live and recorded interviews.
Record, edit and upload audio for on-demand platforms.
Be an on-air and digital/multimedia contributor for the show.
Spearhead all social media for the designated show via Instagram, Facebook, X and others as assigned. This includes dissemination of posts, videos and interaction with the audience.
Daily cooperation with video producers to identify compelling content for digital distribution.
Produce daily multimedia content to enhance the show’s reach through shorter clips and content.
Board-Operator Responsibilities:
When assigned the operation of the on-air console, air commercials per program log, and maintain accurate transmitter logs and program logs.
Ensure that transmitter is operating according to FCC parameters, record satellite feeds, Air emergency alerts.
Give time cues.
Report equipment problems, update discrepancy reports to communicate any occurrence that departs from program log or quality goals.

Skills and Experience We Are Looking For:

3-5 years minimum of news/talk/sports radio producer and control room work experience.
Exceptional skills in booking guests, broadcast writing, and social media.
Knowledge of newswire services and a working knowledge of computer skills.
Aggressive attitude with a strong desire to advance in broadcasting media.
Quick learner who is fully committed to meeting the challenge.
Strong desire to work at the state’s largest and most respected radio station.
Multi-tasking pro.
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.


$21.00 to $27.00 per hour

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:


Robust, affordable medical, dental and vision coverage with no wait period for enrollment
401(k) with Company match and employer-funded retirement account, both fully vested from day one
Paid leave for new parents under our Medical Maternity (8 weeks) and Parental Leave (8 weeks) benefits
Opportunities to apply for tuition reimbursement
Paid time off for vacation (120 hours accrued per year) and sick leave (80 hours accrued per year) in addition to 12 paid company holidays per year
Paid time off for volunteering (40 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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