KTOO has openings for two experienced multi-media journalists to join our news team as News Reporters, responsible for reporting news stories and hosting news programs on all of CCBI’s public media services, including 360 North, KTOO-FM, KRNN, KXLL, www.ktoo.org and www.360north.org.
The News Reporters will work closely with the news and public affairs group to
1. Cover specific beats and report on local, regional and state issues and events.
2. Produce news reports for a variety of media platforms including radio, television, web and social media
3. Produce and host newscasts
4. Produce and host major news programs, series or specials
Skills and Qualifications
1. News reporting, writing, editing, interviewing and media production skills for broadcast, web or print (R)
2. Knowledge of Alaska issues, trends and interests (R)
3. Ability to present stories in multiple media formats, including digital platforms, TV and radio. (R)
4. Ability to work under pressure and on deadline. (R)
5. Ability to operate standard radio and television production equipment (P)
6. A bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related field (P)
KTOO is a well-supported, highly visible public media organization with a strong commitment to local, regional and statewide program production. We operate three public radio stations in Juneau (KTOO, KRNN and KXLL), a regional public television station (KTOO-TV), a statewide public affairs television channel (360 North) and an online news service (www.ktoo.org).
Over the last several years we have reorganized to improve and expand news on all of our media platforms, and we are adding staff to help us grow our news and public affairs service.
Juneau is a small capital city of 32,000 people with the highest per capita education and income levels in state. Located in the heart of the Southeast Alaska panhandle, Juneau is a transportation, retail, medical and service hub with good schools, abundant recreational opportunities and a thriving arts community in a magnificent natural setting. A two-hour flight from Seattle, Juneau’s climate is similar to the Pacific Northwest. The weather is wet and mild with summer highs in the 60s and 70s and winter lows in the 20s and 30s.
Deadline: Open until filled with an initial screening of applicants on February 22, 2016. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
Salary: Range C, starting in the 40s, depending on experience, plus competitive benefits including paid health insurance, retirement plan, paid leave and holidays.
To apply: Submit a letter of interest and your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
KTOO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.