*KBBI HOMER PUBLIC RADIO JOB OPENING, HOST/NEWS REPORTER*
*Position Summary* *News Reporting*
a. Prepare news stories on a variety of beats relevant to the Kenai
Peninsula (including oil & gas, environment & climate change, city and
borough government, education, outdoors, healthcare, and business)
b. Conduct interviews and produce news stories for daily newscasts.
c. Prepare news content, including photographs and text, for use on KBBI
and partner websites and for sharing via social media.
d. Substitute for news director as necessary.
a. Provide continuity during network programs.
b. Prepare and deliver scheduled newscasts, community calendars, marine and
c. Maintain FCC transmitter log, Emergency Alert System (EAS) log, and
program log during shift.
d. Record modules for broadcast on KBBI as needed (community calendar, Fish
& Game announcements, etc).
e. Pitching and board operations during on-air membership drives.
f. Monitor sources for special coverage events and change programs as
directed by supervisor.
g. Check established sources for messages regarding promos, impaired feeds,
- Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
2. At least one year public radio and/or other relevant experience.
3. Excellent announcing and production skills; attention to detail.
4. Excellent computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Word,
Adobe Auditon, iMedia Touch.
5. Familiarity with radio automation operations.
6. Excellent interpersonal communication and team skills.
7. Ability to maintain flexible work schedule including early-mornings
and/or evenings; may include holidays and weekends.
Supervision: This position is supervised by the News Director and works
closely with the Content Director.
Classification: Regular Full-Time, Non – Exempt
Salary Range: DOE; package includes health insurance, medical and leave
Send cover letter, resume, references and 3 work samples to:
Terry Rensel, KBBI General Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or mail your
documents to 3913 Kachemak Way, Homer, AK 99603.
This position is open until filled. Application materials will be reviewed
as they arrive. KBBI-AM/Kachemak Bay Broadcasting is an equal opportunity