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Denver Sports Writer

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Job Description

Our company is committed to being trusted voices of light and truth reaching hundreds of millions of people worldwide.

Bonneville International is an integrated media company, providing content, advertising and digital marketing solutions across 22 radio stations in Seattle, Phoenix, Denver, San Francisco, Sacramento and Salt Lake City, along with the NBC Affiliate TV station, KSL-TV 5, in Salt Lake. As a leader in broadcasting and advertising for over 50 years, our purpose is to build up, connect, inform, and celebrate communities and families across our markets. We’re proud of our history, and we want talented people to join us as we continue to grow!

This is a hybrid on-site/remote role that requires the employee to regularly work at our Denver site.

In order to work on Company premises, or with clients / members of the public at other locations, Bonneville employees must provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or evidence of a negative COVID-19 test within the previous seven days.

POSTION PURPOSE:

To update, gather, edit and create sports content for DenverFan.com. Ensure that all content on DenverFan.com is fresh and represents the high standards of 104.3 The Fan. The ideal candidate for this position demonstrates strong editorial skills and sound news judgment with experience reporting or writing for a print publication or online news outlet. This is a unique position that requires extreme flexibility, including work on weekends, evenings, etc. In addition, the position requires the flexibility and dependability to work additional hours during breaking news and other big sporting events. Works closely with the digital media team, sports and other departments to help make DenverFan.com a world class web site.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Produce written news content and features on Denver sports stories for station’s website.
  • Receive writing assignments from digital sports editor and complete projects on deadline.
  • Post stories to website using station’s online portal and subscription image service.
  • Offer ideas, suggestions, and concepts for the station’s digital platforms that are innovative and creative.

REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communication/journalism with skills in the following areas: broadcast journalism, writing, computer and operational skills, related field, or equivalent.
  • Experience working in a newsroom environment and/or experience writing for print or online news or sports site or blog. Prefer experience as a print reporter, copy editor and/or web editor.
  • Exceptional sports writing skills including editing and grammar skills. Ability to edit, produce and create accurate, well presented content in a quick, timely manner.
  • Must possess typing skills and computer input ability. Basic computer skills and the ability to learn new programs and HTML are required. Must enjoy working with computers and technology.
  • Able to produce, gather, edit and update sports news content for DenverFan.com on a daily basis. Will require the production and gathering of text, images, web pages, audio/video, etc. and work closely with others in the digital department to accomplish this function.
  • Able to work independently with little supervision. Requires a track record of dependability and evidence of being a self-starter.
  • As a key player of the 104.3 The Fan team, must be willing to offer ideas, suggestions and other concepts for the station’s Internet activities that are innovative and creative. Willingness to support web team and participate in a variety of Internet activities.

THE BONNEVILLE EXPERIENCE:

  • Dynamic team culture that values teamwork, having fun, and collaboration
  • Continuous growth and development training
  • Generous PTO policy in addition to paid holidays
  • Extraordinary benefits such as a 401k with matching, with no waiting period
  • 100% employer-funded retirement account, immediately 100% vested
  • High value health care plans at low prices (Medical, Dental, Disability, FSA, Vision)
  • We are focused on contributing to the communities we work in. We encourage our employees through initiatives such as matching for personal charitable giving and fundraising and paid volunteer hours.
  • Cultural and team building events throughout the year

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Receive, process, and maintain information through oral and/or written communication effectively.
  • Substantial physical movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
  • Ability to extend hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction with good eye and hand coordination.
  • Lift, move, and carry up to 20 pounds on occasion.

COMPENSATION: $15-20 per hour (Hourly rate to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data.)

To learn more about how our local media matters and to join our growing team, visit: https://bonneville.com/

As a media company, we are responsible for lifting and inspiring with respect and giving voice to all the communities and clients that we serve. A diverse and inclusive workforce is crucial to our ability to create and deliver exceptional content, products, and services that represent our communities, and we believe that empowering all our employees to share their ideas and experiences will fuel creativity, innovation, and inspiration.

Bonneville is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. Minority/female/disability PWDNET/veteran are encouraged to apply.

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    They do business with integrity and rational thinking. Overall, it's an excellent place to work, with products that are winning in the marketplace.

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    2021-05-12 10:43:53.19

    Great Corporate management. They really care about employees, and alway open to feedback and resolution

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