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RADIO: On-Air Morning Show Co-Host, F/T

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Thursday, 5th May 2022
Tuesday, 5th July 2022
Location: Spokane, Washington
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Job Description:

On-Air Morning Show Co-host | 920 News Now (KXLY-AM)| Spokane, WA

 

About us:

920 News Now (KXLY-AM) ispart of the KXLY Radio Group, a Morgan Murphy Media company.  We are a family-owned, people first business located in Spokane, Washington, and our community is at the core of what we do and who we are. 

 

About this opportunity:

920 News Now (KXLY-AM) is Spokane’s News, Traffic and Weather Station.   We are looking for a morning show co-host for our morning news show that runs Monday – Friday, 5am-9am.  In addition to time spent in the studio, you will be out in the community at events and client remotes meeting our amazing listeners which can take place outside of your normal on-air show.  If you can demonstrate on-air, journalistic writing and social media/digital content skills, we want to hear from you.

 

What you’ll do:

  • Key on-air voice of station’s morning show
  • Prepare and perform on-air shift
  • Write news stories
  • Prepare and create a topical news show by gathering information from wire copy, periodicals, computer and television
  • Keep current on issues of importance and interest to listeners
  • Interview guests and businesses to educate and entertain audience
  • Contribute to station social media entities
  • Attend live, in-person appearances as scheduled by the station or requested by clients
  • Attend staff meetings

 

What you’ll bring:

  • Successful experience as broadcast show host required; news/talk preferred
  • Journalism experience
  • Experience voice tracking or going live on one or more KXLY Broadcast Group radio stations when needed (vacation relief, sick days, in case of emergency, etc.)
  • Prior experience developing and executing local service elements of station, i.e. local news, weather, traffic, alerts, road reports, etc.
  • Copywriting skills
  • Previous experience with technical platforms for broadcast delivery
  • Ability to demonstrate the importance of the relationship between our station and the community we serve
  • Proficiency with studio board operations
  • College Degree preferred

 

Preferred Skills:

What KXLY Radio Group offers:

  • We’re a dynamic and progressive family-owned business that values our employees, our culture and our community
  • We are a team of talented and creative professionals.  Who wouldn’t want to work with the best in the business?
  • We are committed to maintaining a culture where employees can flourish and grow, professionally and personally
  • We offer competitive compensation and benefits
  • Our robust benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, prescription, life and long-term disability insurance, EAP, flexible spending account, and 401(k)
  • Time off work/life balance is important to us.   We provide vacation days, sick days, personal days and 9 paid holidays

                                                                                               

What’s next?To apply on-line and include your resume go to: https://morganmurphymedia.com/current-openings/ Be sure to include your resume, cover letter and aircheck!    

 

Disclaimer: As a condition of employment, Morgan Murphy Media requires that newly hired employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to the extent permitted by applicable law and subject to any medical or religious accommodations. 

 

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