Writer
KBAK -5100 - Bakersfield, CA

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SUMMARY OF JOB:
Is responsible for providing support to ensure a successful broadcast product.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Daily implementation of research-based strategies to brand and market news content

Writing, promotional copy editing video and producing News teases, topical promotions, and news opens, as well as other tasks which my be assigned

Work with reporters, photographers, and producers to determine content for daily news promotions.

Edit video and write copy for daily topicals and, news opens, and website

Create graphics for cold opens for newscasts, full-screen graphics, maps, web content, and daily topical promos

Use completive line-ups, audience demographics, lead-in, and research guidelines to ascertain most impactful stories to appeal to given audience

Work with News Director, Promotions Director, General Manager and News Consultants to review and develop promotional spots

Analyze footage for video segments which feature station brand characteristics, archives material for future use., and create spots with these elements

Competencies - To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

A passion for news, and a creative approach to marketing on-air and on website. Excellent communication and written skills, as well as strong organization skills

Qualifications - To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Works well with a team approach to production process

Demonstrate excellent writing skills and use of creative video to effectively market brand.

Demonstrate organizational skills and ability to prioritize multiple projects and responsibilities. Must be flexible to multi-task, shift focus, and re-prioritize as the situation dictates.

Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Demonstrate ability to use sound judgment and to make independent decisions.

Demonstrate good use of computer programs; non-linear editing systems (Bitcentral pref.), Word, Excel, Outlook and Adobe Photo-shop., After-Effects

Education and/or Experience

BA degree and minimum two years related work experience.

Fisher Values: To perform the job successfully, an individual must demonstrate the following values:

1. Integrity: Demonstrates the highest standards of behavior through honesty, fairness, and trust in everything that they do. Is direct, forthcoming and does what is right. Honors commitments and is accountable for their actions.

2. Dedication to Excellence: Expects to win by giving their best effort and striving for the highest quality in everything they do. Exhibits a sense of urgency, is action-oriented, seizes opportunities and steadfastly pushes themselves and others for results. Seeks continuous improvement and displays good judgment.

3. Service to the Community: Is dedicated to making our community a better place to work and live. Displays a sense of concern and responsibility toward our coworkers, workplace and communities as a whole.

4. Respect for the Individual: Treats everyone with dignity and respect. Strives to understand others and actively listens to their concerns and perceptions. Shares information and ideas openly and honestly

Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the education, knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Experience:
1-3 years of experience required

Education:
Bachelor's degree (BA or BS) required

Other Qualifications:
Managerial Standards:
Language Skills:
Ability to read, comprehend and analyze complex instructions, business periodicals, professional journals, financial reports and legal documents. Ability to effectively present information to top management and/or our board of directors.

Mathematical Skills:
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume.

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions expressed in written, oral or diagram form.

Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the team member is regularly required to remain in a static position for extended periods of time and converse with and communicate with others. The team member is occasionally required to move about, handle and/or position items. The team member must occasionally transport or move up to 15 pounds. The team member must be able to identify objects and be able to communicate in writing.

Work Environment:
Typical indoor office environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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