KZZO On-air Talent/Music Director

  • Bonneville International Corporation
  • Remote
  • Apr 25, 2023
Full time Other

Job Description

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

Who We Are

At Bonneville International, our purpose is to build up, connect, inform, and celebrate communities and families in the markets we serve. As an integrated media company, we provide content, advertising, and digital marketing solutions across 23 radio stations in Denver, Phoenix, Sacramento, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, and Seattle, along with the NBC Affiliate TV station, KSL-TV 5, in Salt Lake. We are responsible for lifting and inspiring with respect and giving voice to all the communities and clients we serve.

We believe that empowering our employees to share their ideas and experiences will fuel creativity, innovation, and inspiration. A diverse and inclusive workforce is crucial to our ability to create and deliver exceptional content, products, and services that represent our communities. We’re proud of our history and we want talented people to join us as we continue to grow!

To learn more about Bonneville and how our local media matters, visit:

Position Overview

Adult CHR NOW 100.5 FM is looking for our next fulltime on-air personality and music director.  Do you understand and embrace all that goes with doing a show in a PPM universe?  Do you understand content like a king/queen?  Are you submerged in pop music/pop culture and everything that surrounds it?  Do you annoy people with how much you are on social media?  Are you a great writer with strong blogs?  Do you understand how this audience lives their lives?  Are you someone who can embrace great charities/organizations and love being out in public to support them?  

The right candidate must deliver remarkable content in an interesting, compelling and entertaining style that attracts the targeted audience, building ratings and digital users. Candidate will be charged with creating exclusive content and regularly contributing to the various digital platforms including, but not limited to regular blogs, podcasts and/or videos, and use of other social media platforms in addition to emerging digital technologies. You must able to perform all responsibilities in a professional manner consistent with Bonneville Sacramento formats, policies, procedures, FCC rules and regulations and the Company’s Core Values and Mission.

Note: Work configurations are subject to change based on business needs and at company discretion.

  • This position is an onsite role that requires the employee to regularly work at our Sacramento site.

What You Will Do:

Primary job duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Plan, prepare, produce, and deliver an informative, entertaining, and engaging on-air presentation that connects with the target audience, keeping up-to-date and in-tune with local and national topics and trends in a style consistent with the standards of performance as established by the Program Director
  • Participate in promotional appearances and maintain a strong listenership. 
  • Contribute to the Company’s digital initiative (blogs, podcasts, videos, etc.)
  • Prepare and deliver performances including the recording, editing and playback of telephone calls, the preparation of recorded “bits” and other show elements and the operation of the control room console and studio equipment.
  • Oversee the daily operation, music scheduling, and talent requirements of the Station, working with Programming, Promotions, and Sales departments as required
  • Schedule music and create Long Audit Trails via RCS Selector software
  • Manage relationships with trade magazines and record labels
  • Attend staff meetings and contribute to show/ideas
  • Meet client needs by being available when needed, building a positive rapport; exhibiting a positive attitude; being knowledgeable about the station/company

Skills and Experience We Are Looking For:

  • Minimum of three years on-air host experience
  • Minimum two years APD/Music Director experience
  • Strong knowledge of RCS Selector software preferred
  • Have a strong understanding of how to be impactful in a PPM World
  • Must be a great storyteller who is willing share life experiences and build audience by connecting on a personal level with listeners/users and generating loyalty
  • Knowledge of FCC rules
  • Ability to run broadcast facility board and operate EAS hardware
  • Ability to work independently at times, but also able to take direction from Management/Supervisors and be open to coaching
  • Ability to integrate programming content on a variety of new media platforms including the internet, text messaging and other newly developed technologies. Word processing and computer skills required.
  • Ability to work in a fast and concise manner under pressure.  Demonstrated ability to present live and ad-lib unscripted content with continuity, meaning and clarity.
  • Ability to consistently work hours required.  Works more when required to meet deadlines including weekends, evenings, etc.

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 Range

$64,500 - $90,000 annually.  Salary will be determined by an evaluation of the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant along with internal and external benchmarks.

This role is eligible to earn quarterly bonuses based on performance and hitting established metrics.

What We Offer You: Check Out Our Bonneville Benefits!

Employees at Bonneville can enjoy a broad offering of benefits, including:

  • Robust, affordable medical, dental and vision coverage with no wait period for enrollment
  • 401(k) with Company match and employer-funded retirement account, both fully vested from day one
  • Paid leave for new parents under our Medical Maternity (8 weeks) and Parental Leave (8 weeks) benefits
  • Opportunities to apply for tuition reimbursement
  • Paid time off for vacation and sick leave, in addition to 12 paid company holidays per year
  • Paid time off for volunteering (40 hours per year)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) services
  • Access to an entire team of free financial planners
  • Matches on contributions to charitable organizations after one year of service
  • Dynamic team culture that values teamwork, having fun, and collaboration

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.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

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Date posted

Apr 24, 2023