KSL Radio Talk Host
Posted on 2016-01-13
By KSL Broadcast Group KSL Broadcast Group
Salt Lake City, UT
POSITION REPORTS TO: Program Director POSITION PURPOSE: Discuss the issues of the day, relatable and compelling news, and matters important to family and community. NOTE: Management will assign responsibilities on a regular and/or rotating basis depending upon need and proven capabilities and the need to provide expertise for the future.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Present on-air talk topics and interviews that are compelling, informative, and interesting and adhere to station's format philosophy. Present relatable stories with passion and emotional appeal. Effectively implement station and show strategies to increase audience share. Use audio as a building block of the show and catalyst for performance ideas. Be active in keeping KSL on the competitive edge by contributing creative ideas on show development, topics, and guests, format execution and station promotions. Fill in for other personalities as you are available and requested. Reflect company values and maintain desired KSL image to listeners while on-air and during personal appearances. Develop and maintain professional and technical capabilities in order to make full use of the tools and opportunities provided by the station and to expand personal contribution to the company. Work in compliance with Company policies and procedures. Participate with sales personnel in client relations and development. Work and communicate closely with executive producer and show producer to generate ideas and communicate about segment execution. Maintain a positive and cooperative rapport with staff, management, and clients. Project an appropriate professional appearance and demeanor. Maintain confidentiality in regard to personnel matters, wage and salary, company strategies and other sensitive matters in communication with listeners, workers and the media. Valid driver's license and proven ability to safely drive company vehicle or personal vehicle (as case may be) without exposing the company to serious liability risks. Able to manage stress effectively. Other duties as assigned.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES: College degree Ability to produce talk show topics and support execution that is professional, timely, and compelling Knowledgeable and articulate in dealing with current affairs and the news of the day Creative in use of sound, production elements, and show ideas to build more interesting presentation. Ability to understand and execute format philosophy and work with a team of other professionals in creating a distinctive sound. Willingness to accept direction and be flexible with changes. Desire to try innovative show segments and creative performance ideas Provide any and all necessary support for show hosts, guests, and facilitate newsroom staff When news is breaking, ability to work in a fast and concise manner to interrupt programming Proven ability to handle stress. Work in compliance with Company policies and procedures. Work effectively in a team environment. Maintain a positive and cooperative rapport with staff, management, and clients. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 1) Receive, process and maintain information through oral and/or written communication effectively. 2) Substantial physical movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers. 3) Ability to extend hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction with good eye and hand coordination. 4) Lift, move and carry up to 20 pounds on occasion. 5) Ability to sit for long periods of time.
HOW 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. https://ksl.applicantpro.com/jobs/332893-14223.html