With the 2020 campaign ramping up, a developing Utah gubernatorial race and a soon-to-be elected new Salt Lake City mayor, this is a high-profile, high-impact role for a radio reporter/producer hungry to be in the mix. Our growing newsroom is based on the University of Utah campus, with a mission to grow our statewide reach and coverage. If you're looking for an adventure that offers a terrific benefit package, unmatchable access to the outdoors, a collaborative newsroom that strives to be a community watchdog, and a fascinating news environment, this is a great place to be.
Research, write and produce daily radio stories and long-form radio features of local, state, or national interest for KUER radio.
Selects and researches topics; contacts and interviews sources; maintains notes and audio recordings; writes and edits reports; produces and voices reports for air. Produces news as assigned by News Director. Reports stories in appropriate forms for broadcast (live on-air, copy, actuality, cut & copy, voicer, wrap, feature, series, documentary, studio two-way, etc.) May be asked to anchor newscasts or host programs.
Occasionally serves regional and national networks. Maintains a beat specialty. Reads and follows major developments in specialty. Subscribes to pertinent publications and attends related events. Maintains contact lists and files for on-going continuity of coverage and accumulation of knowledge. Proactively participates in the creative cycle of story and program origination with reporters, supervisor, producers and Web staff.
The Reporter adheres to deadlines and, in concert with appropriate staff, makes timely and effective decisions in situations requiring prompt attention. The Reporter works in close concert with other staff and under the supervision of the KUER News Director, assisting in identifying, developing and creating programs that support KUER‘s overall mission. Actively participates in KUER fund drives and represents KUER at community and station events.
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All applications and resumes should be directed to Andrew Becker, News Director.