Producer — Original Productions

KJZZ is looking for a producer for it’s daily morning news magazine. KJZZ’s The Show reaches hundreds of thousands of listeners weekly.

Producers assist hosts and the production team in creatively producing segments, booking interviews, writing thoughtful scripts, editing audio and preparing a two-hour live show weekdays on 91.5 FM.

Candidates should be passionate about news, and have a knack for finding stories and voices that matter to Arizonans.

Essential Functions

70% — Researches story topics, books guests, set-up studio time, create interview packet; prepares scripts; generates ideas; gathers news and related program information.
10% — Performs tape editing and produces programs and/or program segments.
10% — Coordinates program segments with field correspondents and others involved in programming.
10% — Participates in on-air fundraising projects and programming.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in journalism, radio/television, broadcasting or directly related field and one year directly related experience such as audio and/or video program and production support experience.

OR

An equivalent combination of the conferred degree and directly related full-time work experience as described above sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above, unless otherwise subject to any other requirements set forth in law or regulation, may be considered. 

Desired Qualifications

1. Master’s degree in related field.
2. Two years producing radio content.
3. One or more years of news reporting experience.
4. Two years of editing experience using digital tools.

If you experience issues with the application links, search for job 314791 at jobs.maricopa.edu to apply.