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Job Opportunity: Senior Reporter/Host:KDLG Public Radio

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Senior Reporter/Host

Listing description
Dillingham City School District/Radio Station KDLG

Bristol Bay's Public Radio station has an opening for a senior news reporter.

Position: Senior Reporter / Host

Job Category: Full Time

Compensation: Per the Classified CBA, DOE

Position: The senior reporter will help guide and manage a newsroom of two to six (seasonal) staff, cover several beats and file stories daily, anchor newscasts, and supervise web content. This position will help manage content sharing, including with the local weekly newspaper. In the summer, senior reporter may host a nightly half hour program focused on Bristol Bay's fishing industry. Annual income reflects earnings from filing stories with our partners and extra tasks required in the summer.

Appropriate qualifications: We are seeking for an adventurous candidate with at least three years of reporting practice, and preferably some editing / supervising practice. The ideal candidate will have a solid record of objective, thorough news coverage, will have a passion for reporting local news for the local audience, can write for radio, web, and print, take good photos, make use of social media, collaborate with our partners, and host excellent newscasts and programs.

KDLG hosts five everyday newscasts, files stories with the Alaska Public Radio Network, and maintains web content built around local news. The on-air newscasts and the web content serve as the primary source of everyday local news and information in Bristol Bay. In the summer, KDLG adds several staff and reports news seven days a week. KDLG covers a wide variety of news across a vast area of Southwest Alaska. This includes following the world's largest sockeye salmon fishery, two local courts, two large boroughs, several cities, four school districts, high school sports, emergencies, hunting, fishing, and major environmental issues, including the proposed Pebble Mine, and more. Reporters often travel by small plane, boat, or even snow machine to cover stories in villages around the large, remote region.

To apply, email a resume, references, work samples, a letter of interest to Sam Gardner, KDLG General Manager, at E-Mail: sam@kdlg.org, or call 907-842-5281. KDLG is an Equal Opportunity employer and encourages women and minorities to apply.

Radio station KDLG lies in the heart of beautiful Bristol Bay, the sockeye salmon capital of the world. KDLG is owned by the Dillingham City School District and serves Southwest Alaska communities. Dillingham is a commercial fishing community with a yearly population of 2,500. Dillingham, like all of Bristol Bay, is accessible only by air with everyday flights from Anchorage. The town has a population that is fifty percent Alaska Native and is the hub for a number of Native villages in the region. The mountains, lakes, and rivers in the region make Information technology one of the premier destinations for hunters, fishermen, and other outdoor enthusiasts.

Organization: 
KDLG Public Radio

Job Job location: 
Dillingham, AK United States

Job Job Category: 
Reporting

Deadline: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Employment Type: 
Full time

Send Application Materials To: 

sam@kdlg.org

Email address: 
E-Mail: sam@kdlg.org

Phone: 
(907) 842-5281

Job Field: 
Radio

 

 

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Job Location: Dillingham, Alaska
Company Type Employer
Post Date: 01/10/2018 / Viewed 14 times
Contact Information
Company: KDLG Public Radio
Contact Email: sam@kdlg.org


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