Producer, Content Editor/Update Anchor, FM News 101.1 KXL

Posted On: April 22, 2022
Station/Company: Alpha Media, LLC
Location: Portland, OR
Hours: Full Time


Job Summary

Alpha Media – Portland, OR is seeking a talented, professional FULL-TIME Producer, Content Editor/Update Anchor to run programming on FM News, 101 KXL located in downtown Portland, OR. The ideal candidate must be able to work flexible hours and be available for additional shifts when necessary. Computer skills are a must, as well as having the ability to operate the station’s digital, social media, and on-air platforms by producing creative, timely, and relevant content.

Alpha Media is a diverse multimedia company sharing your favorite music, sports, and news across a variety of platforms. Whether it’s on your phone, desktop, tablet, Alexa, Google Home, or in your car, our stations will enhance your journey. We hire and retain top talent who are unique, innovative, and vibrant. We believe in creating progressive products, world-class events, and building strong relationships in our communities.

Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Alpha Media owns or operates over 200 live broadcast radio stations and digital properties covering all formats serving 44 markets across the United States. In addition to our over-the-air broadcasts, Alpha audio products can be heard across multiple platforms, including all major smart devices. Strong relationships with our listeners and clients in the communities where we live and work keep Alpha Media true to its local-first heritage.

Responsibilities of this position may include the following:
Monitors and creates content for the station’s website and social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Writes stories and delivers on-air news, on-air reports, and weather for FM News 101 KXL.
Operates on-air console for live talk show programming.
Produces podcasts and screens phone calls for live talk shows.
Produces a daypart/show on FM News 101 KXL.
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Content Director, Operations Manager, or Market Manager.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Must understand News.
Be an active and engaged user of social media including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Be able to write timely and relevant stories for KXL.com.
Ability to write and deliver news, traffic, and weather on FM News 101 KXL.
Knowledge of all applicable FCC rules and regulations.

Education and Licensing Requirements
High School diploma or equivalent.
Must hold a valid driver’s license and current auto insurance.

Preference may be given to candidates who have the above experience plus the following:
Previous experience in the broadcast industry.
Experience operating radio news systems.

Benefits:
Alpha Media invests in people who invest in themselves and offers employees a competitive package of health and welfare benefits.

Employer-sponsored medical, dental & vision insurance with a variety of coverage options.
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for full-time and part-time employees as well as all household members at no cost.
401(k) with discretionary employer matching.
Paid vacation, company holidays, and a birthday day for you to use during your birthday month.
Alpha Cares – paid volunteer hours.
Pet adoption subsidy.

How to Apply

Alpha values Integrity, a Can Do Attitude, Passion, Competitiveness, Creativity, and embraces that work can be FUN. If these qualities are important to you and you feel you check off the qualities we are looking for, apply now at https://www.alphamediausa.com/careers/. We’d love to hear a sample of your work! If you would like to send a demo, include the link to your website in your cover letter. If you do not have a website, upload your demo to YouTube and provide the link. Alpha Media is an equal opportunity employer and participates in E-Verify.

Apply Online: https://recruiting2.ultipro.com/ALP1009ALMD/JobBoard/8a5ecde6-7408-45f9-8d5d-1bf4e35b089c/?q=&o=postedDateDesc

Contact Email: debra.luchs@alphamediausa.com

Expiration: June 30, 2022