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KSL TV Traffic Reporter / Multimedia Journalist

Bonneville International

$60,000 - $90,000 / year
Apply before: August 31, 2024
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  • Date posted
    May 2, 2024
  • Location
    Onsite
  • Salary
    $60,000 - $90,000 / year
  • Apply before
    August 31, 2024
  • Career Level
    Mid-Level

Job Description

Our company is committed to being trusted voices of light and truth reaching hundreds of millions of people worldwide.

WHO WE ARE

Bonneville International is an integrated media company, providing content, advertising and digital marketing solutions across 23 radio stations in Seattle, Phoenix, Denver, Sacramento, San Francisco, and Salt Lake City, along with the NBC Affiliate TV station, KSL TV 5, in Salt Lake. As a leader in broadcasting and advertising for over 50 years, our purpose is to build up, connect, inform, and celebrate communities and families across our markets. We’re proud of our history, and we want talented people to join us as we continue to grow!

POSITION PURPOSE: KSL TV 5 is seeking a knowledgeable, engaging Traffic Reporter/Multimedia Journalist with skills including reporting, shooting, and editing. The Traffic Reporter provides timely and useful information to commuters each morning on-air and online through digital/social posting. The Traffic Reporter must also be able to master the traffic computer system. The right candidate will also possess skills to turn reporter content for later newscasts.

This is an in-person role that requires the employee to regularly work at our Salt Lake City site.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Daily Traffic Reporting [4:30-8:30 a.m.]
  • Provide on-air traffic reports through use of traffic cameras, computer generated graphics, cellphone reporting, monitoring of police scanners and use of internal Bonneville resources.
  • Maximize use of traffic computer system for optimum storytelling
  • Maintain active and engaging presence on social media/digital channels as traffic authority in Utah
  • Daily News Reporting [9:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m.]
  • Shoot, produce and edit news stories from various sources as assigned.
  • Contribute to news coverage by pitching or enterprising potential stories, with a priority given to stories related to transportation and driver safety.
  • Write copy for on-air quickly, clearly and accurately
  • Cultivate and maintain news sources
  • Present news in a concise, conversational and accurate manner on-air
  • Update / rewrite story scripts for online publication
  • Effectively and appropriately use social media to present stories via all available media channels.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned, including producing daily midday newscasts or fill in assignments on a case by case basis.
  • Work in compliance with Company policies and procedures.
  • Work effectively in a team environment and maintain a positive and cooperative rapport with staff, management, and clients.
  • Consistently work hours required. Work more when required to meet deadlines, including weekends, holidays, and evenings.
  • Project an appropriate professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Work flexible hours, including weekends and holidays under deadlines

REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Ability to work with moderate supervision, confidential information and be a self-starter.
  • Capable and willing to resolve unexpected problems and be flexible to perform unscheduled assignments.
  • A high level of proficiency with computers, software and new technologies.
  • Ability to handle high stress environment and meet deadlines.
  • Highly familiar with the benefits and shortcomings of all types of media including, but not limited to “heritage” media as well as all types of current and emerging social and digital media.
  • Maintain a valid driver’s license and proven ability to safely drive personal vehicle without exposing company to serious liability risks.
  • Possess excellent oral, written, presentation and interpersonal skills.

COMPENSATION:

$60,000 – $90,000. Salary 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
  • Paid leave for new parents under our Medical Maternity and Parental Leave policies
  • Opportunities to apply for tuition reimbursement
  • Paid time off for vacation and sick leave in addition to paid company holidays
  • 401(k) with Company match, fully vested from day one
  • Paid time off for volunteering
  • Employer-funded retirement account, fully vested from day one
  • 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

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Receive, process, and maintain information through oral and/or written communication effectively.
  • Substantial physical movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.

To learn more about how our local media matters and to join our growing team, visit: https://bonneville.com/

As a media company, we are responsible for lifting and inspiring with respect and giving voice to all the communities and clients that we serve. A diverse and inclusive workforce is crucial to our ability to create and deliver exceptional content, products, and services that represent our communities, and we believe that empowering all our employees to share their ideas and experiences will fuel creativity, innovation, and inspiration.

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.