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FILL-IN MORNING NEWS HOST—Denver
One of the nation’s largest and most cutting-edge public media companies is seeking a dynamic and versatile Fill-in Morning News Host to join our team. This position is responsible for the maintenance of overall standards and practices of news operations and community affairs content on the KUVO Morning Show, “First Take with Lando and Chavis” and on related web and social media platforms.
TYPICAL DUTIES: Writes, produces and anchors morning newscast portions of the morning show, “First Take with Lando and Chavis”, including traffic, weather, local, national and international news, sports, and business segments. Conducts live and recorded interviews with newsmakers, community leaders and other interesting community affairs personalities. Works with news partners to download and edit news audio via digital editing platforms. Creates and adapts news materials for the KUVO website and social media platforms. Assists with on-air fundraising, when applicable. Other duties, as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS: Two-year college degree in journalism or broadcast communication and three-years on-air experience in public radio news. A combination of college and work experience will be considered. Proficient with audio editing software and board operator experience. Articulate and able to communicate with a strong on-air presence; familiarity with AP Stylebook a plus. Experience with web-development applications, specific to audio files and social media applications. Self-motivated and able to work with little or no supervision. Organized and detail oriented. Knowledge of public broadcasting and non-profit organizations a plus. Understands and supports KUVO’s mission and organizational goals.
PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION: Persons interested in this position should submit the following items via email to firstname.lastname@example.org and put “Fill-In Morning News Host” in the subject line.
1. A cover letter detailing how the applicant's qualifications fit KUVO's needs and information on how the applicant found out about the job opening.
2. A résumé detailing education, training, salary history, and employment experience.
3. Names, addresses, and phone numbers of at least three professional references with a thorough knowledge of the applicant's professional experience and achievements.
4. Compensation requirements.
5. An MP3 audio file of previous radio, announcing or performance work.
Position will be posted at www.rmpbs.org/jobs until filled. No phone calls please.
KRMA-TV/KTSC-TV/KRMJ-TV/KRMU-TV/KRMZ-TV and KUVO-FM/KVJZ-FM are licensed to and operated by Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Network, Inc., as non-commercial public television and radio. Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Network, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.
Rocky Mountain PBS offers a hands-on internship program in local television production and is looking for applicants for the next school semester. Forward a résumé or letter outlining your area of interest and summary of education and experience. Qualified candidates will be called for an interview.
Areas of Emphasis
Multiple internships are offered within the Rocky Mountain PBS Content Department each academic semester. Students will be given the opportunity to join content production teams as they work on a variety of long-form television productions including on-location video production.
Qualifications and Requirements
- All internships are un-paid
- 10-20 hours (minimum) per week on a consistent schedule
- Preference given to currently enrolled college-level students studying communications, journalism, video production and/or film production. Course credit is preferred.
- Must have basic knowledge of television production, camera equipment, editing software and terminology
- Be excited to learn something new each day
Production Internships Available
Contact Internships with any questions or information:
Rocky Mountain PBS
1089 Bannock Street
Denver, CO 80204
E-mail our Intern Director