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Salem Media Group

News Director - Phoenix, AZ

Salem Media Group
Phoenix, Arizona, United States

Date Posted: 06/04/2015
Categories: Media/Video/Radio
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

News Director

Salem Media Group is the leading U. S. radio broadcaster targeting audiences interested in conservative News Talk and Christian and family-themed programming. We currently have a full-time position available for a News Director at 960 the Patriot – KKNT-AM.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for writing and producing news segments on 960 the Patriot
  • Voicing Newscasts, traffic, weather and commercials
  • Ability to use digital recording software

Other duties as assigned


• High School Diploma or GED

• Minimum of 5 years on air experience.  Prior experience in running audio console at a commercial or non-commercial radio station necessary.

• Experience in a similar format/formats preferred.

• Experience with digital audio and digital editing systems.

• Computer proficiency and ability to use Windows-based systems and programs.

• Experience working with ENCO or other broadcast automation systems.


General Skills:

• Ability to interact and work well with other staff.
• Must be dependable and able to work and problem-solve independently.
• Must be able to pay attention to details and be organized.
• Must be able to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.