Bonneville International is an integrated media company, providing content, advertising and digital marketing solutions across 22 radio stations in Seattle, Phoenix, Denver, San Francisco, Sacramento 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!
The digital producer is responsible for writing and reporting breaking and developing news stories on ksltv.com, KSL-TV’s OTT app and social media. Must have excellent news judgment, a sense of what's important to KSL viewers and Utahns in general, and the ability to report and write news stories accurately, clearly and quickly.
THE BONNEVILLE EXPERIENCE:
Dynamic team culture that values teamwork, supporting our communities and collaboration
Excellent benefits such as a 401k with matching, with no waiting period
High value health care plans at low prices (Medical, Dental, Disability, FSA, Vision)
We strive to build up, connect, inform and celebrate the communities we work in on and off the air
The digital producer will have a comprehensive knowledge of reporting, sourcing, transparency and journalism ethics, as well as a mastery of spelling, punctuation, grammar and AP Style.
Will also be detail-oriented, organized and able to prioritize and comfortably multitask under tight deadlines. Will create and post breaking news on all digital platforms.
The applicant must be able to integrate digital content with broadcast coverage and communicate effectively with the assignment desk, show producers and on-air reporters.
The candidate must be comfortable with technology, as he or she will manage video live streams and also create, edit and post video clips from newscasts and other raw feeds. Experience with non-linear video editing and web publishing systems is preferred.
Familiarity and comfort with Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are required, and the candidate should understand how social media is an asset to a news organization. The digital producer will be responsible for posting engaging stories to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and respond to commenters.
2-5 years' experience in a newsroom, especially on a digital platform or in local television news, is strongly preferred.
4 year degree in journalism, communications or related field required.
REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:
Possess excellent oral, written, presentation and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work effectively in a high pressure environment and consistently 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.
A high level of proficiency with computers, software and new technologies.
Ability to organize, analyze and interpret statistical data and draw conclusions from finding and follow-through.
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.
Receive, process, and maintain information through oral and/or written communication effectively.
Substantial physical movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
Ability to extend hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction with good eye and hand coordination.
To learn more about how our local media matters and to join our growing team, visit: https://deseretmanagement.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/BonSaltLake
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.
Bonneville International owns and operates over 20 radio stations in San Francisco, Sacramento, Seattle, Phoenix, Denver and Salt Lake City as well as Salt Lake City’s premier television station, KSL-TV.
Bonneville International is among the premier broadcasting companies in the nation and takes great pride in our reputation as an employer of choice. People love working for us because we believe our employees and our ownership are what makes us different. Our television and radio stations provide leadership that builds up, connects, informs and celebrates the communities in which we serve. Whether we are producing responsive public affairs programming, working with clients to improve their businesses, engineering an on-site live broadcast in support of a charity, or utilizing the incomparable local news-gathering capabilities of our news and talk properties, we care about our customers and support our local communities.